The Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

W.S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan


Friday, February 17, 2017  |  7:30 pm
Saturday, February 18, 2017*  |  7:30 pm
Sunday, February 19, 2017  |  3:00 pm


Germantown Performing Arts Center


English with English surtitles


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NED Canty  Stage Director
Jack Swanson  Frederic
Chelsea Miller  Mabel
Brad Baron  The Pirate King
Thomas Hammons  Major-General Stanley
Melissa Parks  Ruth
Nikola Printz  Edith
Marcus King  Samuel
Paul Murray  Sergeant of Police
Amanda McGee  Kate


About the OPERA

On the 29th of February, 1897, the pirates of Penzance are holding a party to celebrate the apprentice Frederic's promotion to the status of full-blown pirate on his twenty-first birthday. Thanks to a most ingenious paradox, Frederic quickly finds himself torn between the world of gentlemen and the world of the pirates. Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular show, The Pirates of Penzance is a delightfully funny tale of a band of good-natured pirates -- a classic that's fun for all ages.

*On Saturday, February 18, patrons are invited to join us at GPAC from 2:00-5:00 for Pirate Fest! More info here.


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