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Theater At Monmouth Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCETheater At Monmouth Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, and an eccentric Major-General await you in Gilbert & Sullivan's effervescent musical masterpiece Pirates of Penzance. Theater at Monmouth's 2019 Fall Show sets sail on Thursday, September 13th, at 7:30 p.m. and continues through Sunday, September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Open Way Off Broadway's 2017 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Earlier this year, producers for The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing dinner theatre, announced the lineup of shows for its 2017 Season. Kicking off 2017's blockbuster year, will be the hilarious pirate farce, The Pirates of Penzance, opening in January. (more...)

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Open Way Off Broadway's 2017 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Earlier this year, producers for The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing dinner theatre, announced the lineup of shows for its 2017 Season. Kicking off 2017's blockbuster year, will be the hilarious pirate farce, The Pirates of Penzance, opening in January. (more...)

VIDEO: It's Leap Day! Happy Birthday To Frederic of Penzance!
by Michael Dale - Feb 29, 2016

The occurrence of February 29th every four years inspired one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most comical plot twists. (more...)

PIRATES OF PENZANCE to Run 2/11-3/6 at Marian Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, and an eccentric Major-General await you in Gilbert & Sullivan's (G&S) effervescent musical masterpiece The Pirates of Penzance, playing February 11 through March 6 in Santa Maria's Marian Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Toby's is Silly and Sublime
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 21, 2014

The heart of the operetta's appeal is the sublime silliness of its premise: pirates from the era of sail plundering Victorian steamships. It just never gets stale. And binding it all together is Sullivan's music. utside the sphere of grand opera, Sullivan has no equals on the stage except possibly Gershwin and Bernstein. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Shakespeare As We Like It
by Michael Dale - Jun 16, 2012

If the Tony Awards annually strike the final chord for each New York theatre season, then the overture for the next one is undoubtedly trumpeted by The New York Shakespeare Festival's free performances at the Delacorte Theater (more...)


by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 16, 2012

In our time and place, the great Marriott Theatre to the north of Chicago, in Lincolnshire, in the collar county of Lake, has mounted a production of "The Pirates of Penzance" which officially opened this past weekend, and will run through June 10, 2012. It's directed by Dominic Missimi, a visionary musical theater director and teacher with vast experience and influence across the country, and especially here. (more...)

ArkivMusic Releases 8 Classic Cast Recordings On Cd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2009

On April 7, ArkivMusic released eight long-unavailable cast recordings on cd for the first time. New releases include DisinHAIRited, Hazel Flagg, Jimmy, The Last Sweet Days of Isaac, Let It Ride!, New Faces of 1952, New Faces of '56, and The Threepenny Opera. (more...)