The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Revival

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 5, 1939
  • Closing Date: Date Unknown
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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

John Dean Frederic
Maysie Dean Isabel
Marjorie Eyre Edith
Darrell Fancourt The Pirate King
Evelyn Gardiner Ruth
Sydney Granville The Sergeant of Police
Martyn Green Major General Stanley
Helen Roberts Mabel
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Writer
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Producer
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