The Pirates of Penzance
A Family Musical Written by Gilbert and Sullivan
Directed by Jennifer Harageones Patterson

The Pirates of Penzance is a funny operetta sure to please the whole family. The story is of young Frederic, an apprentice to the Pirate King, who was mistakenly placed in the band of pirates by his nurse.  Now that his indentures are over, he is free to leave the life of piracy and pursue his own. Along with his adventure, the pirates, Major General Stanley, his beautiful daughters, and some bumbling police make up a fantastic show you won't want to miss!

Play Dates: July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31
Thursday-Saturday 8pm
Sunday Matinees at 2pm

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Meet the Cast & Crew

In The Pirates of Penzance, Frederic was as a child apprenticed to a band of tenderhearted, orphaned pirates by his nurse who, being hard of hearing, had mistaken her master's instructions to apprentice the boy to a pilot. Frederic, upon completing his 21st year, rejoices that he has fulfilled his indentures and is now free to return to respectable society. But it turns out that he was born on February 29 in leap year, and he remains apprenticed to the pirates until his 21st *birthday*. By the end of the opera, the pirates, a Major General who knows nothing of military strategy, his large family of beautiful but unwed daugters, and the timid constabulary all contribute to a cacophony that can be silenced only by Queen Victoria's name.

Witty dialogue and sparkling music combine swordplay with wordplay for a zany comic romp. This is a joyous evening of silliness and entertaining music for the whole family.

“Wacky, irreverent and ...entertaining!” – Musical Theatre International

The Cast and Crew

Jennifer Harageones Patterson -- Director
Wendy Schneider -- Producer
Sandi Harageones -- Assistant Director
Shawn Patterson -- Musical Direction
Kay Files -- Costumer
Kathy Landry -- Prop Mistress
Keith Pederson -- Set Constructor
Jason Kruppa -- Poster Designer
Lucien Zidaru -- Accompanist

Adam Trosclair -- Pirate King
Shawn Patterson -- Frederic
Donna Heier -- Ruth
Jessie Roach -- Mabel
Nikki Barranger -- General Stanley
Malcolm Maginnis, Jr -- Sergeant
Rob Newman -- Samuel
Lindsey Piattoly -- Edith
Samantha Schott -- Kate
Lauren Baiamonte -- Isabel
Mary Ann Carson Hemphill -- Police
Ashley Hunter -- Police
Ashley Osbourn -- Police
Seth Trosclair -- Pirate
Christopher Trosclair -- Pirate
Bob Coates -- Pirate
Grier Alice -- The Babe

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