The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Revival

Adelphi Theatre

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  • Opening Date: July 22, 1935
  • Closing Date: August 24, 1935
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: W. S. Gilbert

Libretto: W. S. Gilbert

Music: Sir Arthur Sullivan


Young Frederic has turned 21 and thus completed his apprenticeship to a band of kindhearted pirates. He falls for Mabel, the lovely daughter of law-enforcer Major-General Stanley, only to learn that his birthday falls on Feb. 29, which means he is technically still a pirate.


Opening Night Cast

Frances Baviello Isabel
William Danforth Edward
Margaret Daum Edith
Nina Dean Kate
Vivian Hart Mabel
Howard Marsh Frederic
Frank Moulan Major General Stanley
Bertram Peacock Samuel
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Libretto
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  R.H. Burnside Staging
  Eugene B. Dunkel Scenic Design
  Brooks Costume Company Costume Design
  Billi Livingston Costume Sketches
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