The Black Mikado

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The Black Mikado. An adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, set on a Caribbean island, with the book by Janos Bajtala, George Larnyoh, Eddie Quansah. It opened in London in 1975 and after finishing its West End season, it toured the provincial cities.

Performance history in South Africa

Des and Dawn Lindberg opened their production of this musical at the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto on 13 May 1976. It went on to play in Coronationville and at the Loreto Convent in Pretoria, Pietersburg, Pietermaritzburg and Durban’s Lyric Theatre before opening at the Brooke on 29 July 1976.


Programmes for shows at The Brooke Theatre held by NELM: [Collection: BROOKE, Brian]: 2005. 57. 1. 1.

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