Woodley Light Operatic Society
The Mikado
11th to 14th December 2019
The Alan Cornish Theatre at the Oakwood Centre
Director
Cate Naylor
Choreographer
Jane Murphey
Musical Director
Gemma Mason
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Initial Schedule
Tue 25 June 2019 7:30 - 10:00Read / Sing ThroughAnyone interested in the show
Thu 27 June 20197:30 - 10:00Audition PrepAnyone who wants help with audition pieces
Tue 2 July 20197:30 - 10:00Company SingingFull Company
Thu 4 July 20197:30 - 10:00Audition PrepAnyone who wants help with audition pieces
Audition Slips in by tonight, please!
Tue 9 July 2019From 7:30Auditions
Thu 11 July 20197:30 - 10:00Principal MusicAll Cast Principals
Tue 16 July 20197:30 - 10:00Company SingingFull Company
Thu 18 July 20197:30 - 10:00Principal MusicTBC
Harmony Pieces
WhoHarmony
Yum Yum, Peep-Bo and Pitti Sing Act 1 no. 7 - 'Three little maids from school' beginning to bar 27
Yum Yum, Nanki-Poo and Ko ko Act 2 No. 4 - bar 52 - 'With a passion intense I worship and adore' to end
Pitti-Sing, Katisha, Ko-Ko, Pooh-Bah and Mikado Act 2 No. 8 - 'See how the fates their gifts aloft' Bar 14- 'Yet A is happy' to bar 26 'Happy undeserving A'
Audition Pieces
RoleLibVocal
Mikado (Bass) From: Page 45
Mikado - All this is very interesting and I should like to have seen it.........
To: Page 47
Mikado - Yes something lingering with boiling oilin it I fancy...Come, come, don't fret, I'm not a bit angry.
Act 2 No.6- 'A more humane Mikado never did in Japan exist' beginning to bar 36 'of innocent merriment'
Nanki-Poo (Tenor) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears

From: Page 15
Nanki-Poo - Yum-Yum, at last we are alone.....
To: Top Page 16 Yum-Yum - Being engaged to Ko-Ko you know

From: Page 21
Ko-Ko - What are you going to do with that rope?
To: Page 23
Nanki-Poo - trust me, she shall never learn the truth from me.
Act 1 No. 2- 'A Wand'ring Minstrel I' beginning to bar 42 'Oh sorrow, sorrow'
Ko-Ko (Baritone) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears

From: Page 18
Pish-Tush - I am the bearer of a letter from his majesty The Mikado
To: Page 19
Pooh-Bah - I should be delighted......But no, at any sacrifice, I must set my bounds to my insatiable ambition.

From: Page 21
Ko-Ko - What are you going to do with that rope?
To: Page 23
Nanki-Poo - trust me, she shall never learn the truth from me.
Act 2 No.11- 'Tit Willow'- Whole song
Pooh-Bah (Baritone) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears

From: Page 18
Pish-Tush - I am the bearer of a letter from his majesty The Mikado
To: Page 19
Pooh-Bah - I should be delighted......But no, at any sacrifice, I must set my bounds to my insatiable ambition.

From: Page 45
Mikado - All this is very interesting and I should like to have seen it.........
To: Page 47
Mikado - Yes something lingering with boiling oilin it I fancy...Come, come, don't fret, I'm not a bit angry.
Act 1 No.4- 'Young man, despair likewise go to'- beginning to bar 36 'Lord High Executioner'
Pish-Tush (Baritone) From: Page 18
Pish-Tush - I am the bearer of a letter from his majesty The Mikado
To: Page 19
Pooh-Bah - I should be delighted......But no, at any sacrifice, I must set my bounds to my insatiable ambition.
'Our Great Mikado, virtuous man'- beginning to bar 45 'is right as right can be'
Yum-Yum (Soprano) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears

From: Page 15
Nanki-Poo - Yum-Yum, at last we are alone.....
To: Top Page 16 Yum-Yum - Being engaged to Ko-Ko you know
Act 2 No.2- 'The sun whose rays'- whole song
Pitti-Sing (Mezzo-Soprano) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears

From: Page 45
Mikado - All this is very interesting and I should like to have seen it.........
To: Page 47
Mikado - Yes something lingering with boiling oilin it I fancy...Come, come, don't fret, I'm not a bit angry.
Act 2 no.1 'Braid the Raven Hair' Pitti Sing solo section
Peep-Bo (Mezzo-Soprano) From: Bottom Page 11
Ko-Ko- At last, my bride that is to be
To: Top Page 13
Pooh-Bah - Go away, Can't talk to little girls like you. Go away, there's dears
No solo, just harmony Act 1 no.7
Katisha (Alto) From: Page 45
Mikado - All this is very interesting and I should like to have seen it.........
To: Page 47
Mikado - Yes something lingering with boiling oilin it I fancy...Come, come, don't fret, I'm not a bit angry.
Act 2 no. 10- 'Alone and yet Alive'- bar 15 'Hearts do not break' to end.