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9625 Star Starred
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Located between University and Union 1308 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101
206-625-1900
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8 events
6 reviews
2 stars
I rode the bus downtown and back home. No fuss, no parking, no high fees, it was wonderful!
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4 events
1 review
2 stars
I hopped on the 545 route along 4th/ 5th Aves for Thursday's matinee, and enjoyed happy hour at McCormick's on 4th afterwards while waiting out rush hour.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Pirates of Penzance"
27 ratings
4.6 average rating
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bunnyalex
27 events
21 reviews
32 stars
attended Jul 14 2013

As usual, tickets awaited without any problem. We had great seats right up close. I could never afford those tickets at regular prices and thank Goldstar for making this kind of great theater available to me. The show itself was wonderful - great...continued

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67 events
18 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 14 2013

Well done. Lots of fun. I had no idea it was written so long ago.

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13 events
8 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 13 2013

This was my first G&S production, though I'd heard some of the music in recital years ago. What a wonderful introduction!! When David Pinchette came out as the Modern Major General - that was the ULTIMATE gift! He is so fabulous in everything...continued

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Description

Long before Johnny Depp swaggered his way across the Caribbean, a band of swashbuckling (but tenderhearted) pirates set hearts aflutter with their high seas hijinks. This cheeky farce fairly explodes across the stage with damsels in distress, a sexy Pirate King, a delightfully dotty Major-General, and a score you will hum all the way home.