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The Mikado

Who the Hell Put These People in Charge of Popular Culture?

Michael Levin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Arts
Michael Levin

An Asian-American group in Seattle has appointed itself the Lord High Executioner for culture, pronouncing the Gilbert and Sullivan classic light opera The Mikado repugnant to their sensibilities.

Musings, Music, and Monologues

George Heymont | Posted 12.20.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

There I was, trying to find a hook that could unite my thoughts about curious solo turns when I came across a headline on The Huffington Post that screamed: "Watch: Justin Bieber Pukes Onstage."

The Mikado Project (Trouble In Titipu)

George Heymont | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In all those many years of loving Gilbert & Sullivan's operetta, I never once thought about how Asian Americans might react to The Mikado.