The Mikado is Allen’s fourth role with Light Opera of Portland. He is a Portland native and has lived here most of his life. He first became interested in Gilbert and Sullivan when attending Portland’s New Savoy Company Productions at the Oriental Theater in the 1950s. Prior roles in Portland theater include Selsdon Mowbray in Noises Off, Narrator/Actor 4 in Around the World in 80 Days, and President Roosevelt in Annie. He appreciates the support of his castmates and crewmates, his incredible wife and family, coaches, friends, and many others who know who they are.
Allen has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s: