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Thursday, April 06, 2006

$10 Tickets to the Condensed Mikado @the Atlas

A message from the Atlas:
Tickets to the the Washington Savoyard's Condensed Mikado, will be available for $10 for the 7:30 performance Thursday April 6th and for the 2:30 matinee Saturday April 8th. Call the Atlas box office at 202-399-7993 to reserve or go to www.atlasarts.org. The Condensed Mikado is being performed at the The Atlas Performing Arts Center as a part of this year's Cherry Blossom Festival.

Jen DeMayo
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
202.399.7993

1 comment:

Mose said...

I saw the full Mikado a few years ago and enjoyed it thoroughly. Gilbert & Sullivan's operettas were tremendously popular in their day, and their appeal endures. I'm curious to see what was cut to condense the Mikado to under an hour, but perhaps the abbreviated version is a good way to introduce a new audience to these marvelous musical and comedic confections. I also recommend the Ang Lee movie "Topsy-Turvy", which is a well done film about Gilbert & Sullivan and the creation of the Mikado, and which also features several musical numbers from the operetta, as well as a few pieces from other of their works.

My thanks to "Inked" for reminding me that this was going on this weekend. It will be my first opportunity to support the Atlas theater.