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What are the voice types of the characters in The Mikado?

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November 07, 2008 3:56AM

Characters:

Nanki-Poo - The male romantic lead and son of the Mikado, who is in love with Yum-Yum. He fled his father's court disguised as a musician because his father wanted him to marry Katisha.

Role: Lead Age: 18 - 30

Sex: M

Voice: Tenor

Yum-Yum - The beautiful, young school girl who is engaged to be married to her guardian, Ko-Ko.

Role: Lead Age: 18 - 30

Sex: F

Voice: Soprano

Katisha - An elderly lady of the Imperial court, who claims that Nanki-Pu flirted with her and therefore shoud be required to marry her.

Role: Supporting Age: 40 - 80

Sex: F

Voice: Alto

Ko-Ko - The comedic Lord High Executioner who doesn't actually enjoy killing people. He came to his office through circumstance.

Role: Supporting Age: 30 - 50

Sex: M

Voice: Patter Baritone

Peep-Bo - The sweet, cute, and peppy younger sister of Yum-Yum.

Role: Supporting Age: 16 - 25

Sex: F

Voice: Soprano

Pish-Tush - An officious nobleman who is sympathetic to everyone's dilemmas.

Role: Supporting Age: 30 - 65

Sex: M

Voice: Baritone

Pitti-Sing - Yum-Yum's intelligent and sassy sister.

Role: Supporting Age: 21 - 32

Sex: F

Voice: Mezzosoprano

Pooh-Bah - A haughty, conniving, conceited, corrupt, and proud public official.

Role: Supporting Age: 30 - 50

Sex: M

Voice: Baritone

The Mikado of Japan - The haughty, intimidating and sadistic Emperor of Japan.

Role: Supporting Age: 45 - 65

Sex: M

Voice: Bass

Noblemen

Role: Chorus Age: 6 - 99

Sex: M

Voice: N/A

School girls

Role: Chorus Age: 6 - 99

Sex: F

Voice: N/A