OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

‘The Mikado’ Has Return Engagement

09/18/2008

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s production of “The Mikado,” will return for three performances starting Oct. 3.

“The Mikado” will be performed beginning at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and
at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Withycombe Hall, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis.

Tickets are $14, $10 for seniors and $7 for students, and are available at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre and at the University Theatre box-office in Withycombe Hall on the OSU campus. For ticket information, call 541-737-2784.

“The Mikado” features some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best-loved
songs, including “The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring,” “A Wandering
Minstrel I,” “Here’s a How de Do,” and “Three Little Maids from School.”

According to director Charlotte Headrick, this is the sixth time the
play has been produced at OSU since it debuted in 1909. The 1927
production included a tour of Oregon logging camps.

The choreographer for the production is Megan Matthes, assisted by
her students Ashley Selvey and Cassie Allen. The scene designer is
George Caldwell, the music director is Joseph Prather and the costume
designer is Kim Decker. Richard Poppino serves as music consultant.