STAGE TUBE: Hunter Foster, Kathy Fitzgerald, and More in PIRATES! at the Muny- Highlights!
The Muny presents the sixth show of its 94th season, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd), through August 5, directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Denis Jones. Conceived by Gordon Greenburg, Nell Benjamin and John McDaniel, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd) features lyrics by W.S. Gilbert, and music by Arthur Sullivan. Revised book and lyrics are by Nell Benjamin, and music supervision, new arrangements and orchestrations are by John McDaniel.
BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!
Hunter Foster makes his Muny debut as the Pirate King. Joining him is Broadway veteran Ed Dixon as General Stanley, and Kathy Fitzgerald as Ruth. Rounding out the cast are Alan Mingo Jr. as The Sergeant, Analisa Leaming as Mabel, and Jay Armstrong Johnston as Frederic.,P> "We're thrilled to bring this hilarious new adaptation to The Muny," said Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. "Gordon, Nell and John have given Gilbert & Sullivan's classic a delicious new sheen, and we've got a dream cast. We're proud to be a part of the development of this exciting new show."
The Muny's production features original scenic design by Rob Bissinger, adapted for The Muny by Steve Gilliam. Sound design is by Jason Krueger, lighting design by Seth Jackson, and costume designs by David Woolard and Robin McGee. Ben Whiteley serves as the musical director, and the production stage manager is Harold Goldfadden.