The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Original

Majestic Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 20, 1936
  • Closing Date: April 1, 1936
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

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 Edith
Roy Cropper Frederic
William Danforth Edward
Dean Dickens Kate
John Eaton Samuel
Vivian Hart Mabel
Frank Moulan Major General Stanley
Vera Ross Ruth
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Writer
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  Frank Moulan Staging
  S.M. Chartock Producer
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