Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance Sails Into the Twin Cities
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The last date listed for The Pirates of Penzance was Sunday July 29, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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The cast was extraordinary- multi talented and marvelous voices, full of spirit and energy!!! It was a great show for all ages as it offered a variety of scenes, songs, dance routines in every scene. The cast seemed to be enjoying themselves as much as the audience. It was a great way to introduce young people to Gilbert and Sulivan and operas.
_The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty _is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The story concerns Frederic, who, having completed his 21st year, is released from his apprenticeship to a band of tender-hearted pirates. He meets Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley, and the two young people fall instantly in love. Frederic finds out, however, that he was born on 29 February, and so, technically, he only has a birthday each leap year. His apprenticeship indentures state that he remains apprenticed to the pirates until his 21st birthday, and so he must serve for another 63 years. Bound by his own sense of duty, Frederic’s only solace is that Mabel agrees to wait for him faithfully.