The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Revival

Mark Hellinger Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 27, 1952
  • Closing Date: November 1, 1952
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: W. S. Gilbert

Libretto: W. S. Gilbert

Music: Sir Arthur Sullivan

Synopsis

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

Robert Eckles Edward
Martyn Green Major General Stanley
Ella Halman Ruth
Joseph Macauley Richard
Dorothy MacNeill Mabel
Lillian Murphy Edith
Shirley Pringle Isabel
Mary Roche Kate
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Music
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Lyrics
  Robert A. Gibson Director
  S.M. Chartock Staging
  Ralph Alswang Scenic Design
  Peggy Morrison Costume Design
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