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3 Star Starred
Irondale Theater
Irondale High School 2425 Long Lake Road New Brighton, MN 55112
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 30 members
Review from rhonda

I absolutely loved this show. It was fast paced, beautifully choreographed, the singing was exceptional, the costumes were wonderful, and each and every character was perfectly cast. Remember this is community theater and it played better than...continued

reviewed Jul 14 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

A group of us attended Pirates of Penzance at Irondale High School, we had a wonderful time. From picking up the tickets to the ushers everyone was special. As for the players they were fantastic an that includes the music conductor. We laughed so...continued

reviewed Jul 15 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul Nevin

Minimal set...but very professional leads...great singing orchestra. Prancing Pirate King. G&S fans will enjoy it. A few too many daughters Major General. Well Done community theater!!!

reviewed Jul 14 2012 report as inappropriate
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_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.

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