Other Non-American Adaptations
The Cool Mikado (1963)
The Cool Mikado is a 1939 technicolor British film that sets the original Mikado in contemporary Japan as a comedic gangster story. The majority of the dialogue was rewritten and only a small portion of re-orchestrated music was incorporated. Included in the film’s deleted scenes shows one of the actor’s dressed as Hitler, demonstrating how The Mikado was adapted to the political atmosphere of different time periods.
The Mikado Project (2010)
The 2010 film, The Mikado Project, follows the story of a struggling Asian-American theater company that decides to perform The Mikado in order to earn a grant.
The Mikado (Bulgarian)
Poster for distribution of the 1939 Universal Pictures film. Cyrillic text. USA Film. Gilbert and Sullivan. Mikado. [with] Kenny Baker.
Color poster. Mikado Inc. Inspired by Gilbert Sullivan's "The Mikado." Lyrics by Albert Evans. Book by Jane Waterhouse. Musical supervision adaptation by Glen Kelly. Conceived, choreographed and directed by Robert Johanson. May 16-June 24, 1990. The State Theatre of New Jersey. Paper Mill Playhouse.Mikado Inc., 1990