Founded in 1970 by noted British Gilbert and Sullivan specialist Richard Sheldon and acclaimed as "the number one Savoyard now living in America," Opera A La Carte has enjoyed a rapid rise to fame. Known for the authentic style of its productions, the outstanding caliber of its artists and high production standards, Opera A La Carte is constantly winning new audiences and earning recognition as the foremost Gilbert and Sullivan touring repertory company in the country.
"The Mikado as it ought to be." --Daily News, Los Angeles
"Sheldon plays an unusually terrifying Mikado (often played as something of a Milquetoast, but quite hilarious in this version." --San Marino Tribune