Theatre Musical: Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan
University Theatre Center Erica Starr Theatre UTC Box Office: (936) 294-1339 Tickets: $15/$12
"The Pirates of Penzance" follows the story of Frederic, whose father instructs his nurse to have the boy apprenticed as a pilot. The nurse thinks the father says "pirate." The zany trouble begins when Frederic is apprenticed to a band of tenderhearted, orphaned pirates. The play was written by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, who are the undisputed masters of comic opera and whose work shaped significantly the modern musical comedy.
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