The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Revival

Erlanger's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: June 29, 1931
  • Closing Date: October 24, 1931
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 24

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
Georgina Dieter Kate
Vivian Hart Mabel
Sano Marco Samuel
Howard Marsh Frederic
Frances Moore Edith
Frank Moulan Major General Stanley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Libretto
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  Milton Aborn Staging
  John C. Baatz Art Direction
  Eaves Costume Company Costume Design
  The Civic Light Opera Company Producer
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