The Pirates of Penzance

Operetta - Revival

Plymouth Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 6, 1926
  • Closing Date: March 1, 1927
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 128

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

John Barclay Richard
J. Humbird Duffey Samuel
Eleanor Edson Edith
William C. Gordon Edward
Paula Langlen Maud
Ernest Lawford Major General Stanley
Bert Prival Major-General Stanley's Orderly
Vera Ross Ruth
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Opening Night Production Credits

  W. S. Gilbert Libretto
  Sir Arthur Sullivan Music
  Winthrop Ames Staging
  The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company Producer
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