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The Pirates of Penzance

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 7:30PM
Muriel Kauffman Theatre

The Pirates of Penzance
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Music by Arthur Sullivan
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert

High Jinks on the High Seas

Gilbert and Sullivan’s cheeky and charming operetta abounds with pirates, maidens and a Major General with the true gift of gab. Featuring hyperkinetic lyrics, madly colorful sets and a bevy of bungling bobbies, this production promises to be an evening of pure fun. Young Frederic, instantly smitten by the lovely Mabel but beholden to a Pirate King, and beleaguered by the Major General, must fulfill his sense of duty while staying true to his love. Sound complicated? That’s because only in The Pirates of Penzance will you hear the words ‘’lot o’ news’’ rhymed with “hypotenuse.’’

Hal France, Conductor | James Alexander, Director

Estimated run time of 2 hours and 15 minutes including one 20 minute intermission. Sung in English with English subtitles.

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