Pirates of Penzance, 2003

piratesBook: Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
Music: Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Lyrics: Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

This fresh take on one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular comic operas took New York by storm when it premiered in Central Park in 1980, leading to a subsequent smash-hit Broadway run.

Wacky, irreverent and as entertaining today as it was when it first opened in 1879, The Pirates of Penzance spins an hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty.

Mainstage Company:
Alison Bacewicz
Diandra Clevenger
Jill Briana Donnelly
Olivia Howell
Ryan Hunt
Lauri Jones
Lindsey Levine
Julia Kay Morrison
Vira Slywotzky
Brandon Lee Upshaw
Scott Windham
Alexandra Wiseman
Cheryl Waltuch
Jeremy “Woody” Wood

Production Team:
Director/Choreographer: Kate Arecchi
Musical Director: Wayne Helmly
Costume Designer: Joan St. Germain
Scenic Designer: Jen Price
Lighting Designer: Jonathan Wyman
Sound Designer: Daniel Brunk

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