Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance at Filene Center
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The last date listed for Pirates of Penzance was Saturday May 30, 2009 / 8:00pm.
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Thoroughly enjoyable! The show was a visual treat and also included both comedy and serious operatic quality with the actress playing Mabel demonstrating impressive vocal range and the actor playing the Major General demonstrating mastery of the lyrics.
Pirates, romance, and trickery abound in Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular operetta, including the tongue-twisting “I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General” and classic “Poor Wand’ring One.”
Now in its fourth decade of operation, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) is America’s preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble. Under the dynamic leadership of Artistic Director Albert Bergeret, who has been hailed as “the leading custodian of the G&S classics” by New York magazine, NYGASP has created its own special niche in the cultural mosaic of New York City and the nation. Since its founding in 1974, the company has presented over 2,000 performances of the G&S masterpieces throughout the eastern United States and Canada, captivating audiences of all ages.
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