A roundup of articles about the current and recent productions of The Mikado and the controversy surrounding them.

Leah Nanako Winkler from Sept 2015: The Mikado in Yellowface is Coming to the Skirball Center of the Performing Arts and We Should Talk About It

Howard Sherman from Sept 2015: Putting On Yellowface For The Holidays With Gilbert & Sullivan & NYU

Ming Peiffer from Sept 2015 at 2amt: Here’s a Pretty Mess

Chris Peterson from Sept 2015 at OnStage: The Mikado Performed In Yellowface and Why It’s Not Okay

Sam Sanders from August 2014 at NPR: Why We’ve Been Seeing More ‘Yellowface’ in Recent Months

Melissa Hillman from Oct 2014: On Protecting Racism in Theatre

Erin Quill from Sept 2015: …it made me NYGASP in horror…


  • September 16, 2015