Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Bill Theisen, director
William LaRue Jones, conductor

Presented by
School of Music
Adult: $20
Senior Citizen: $15
Students & Youth: $10
UI Students: $5
Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:00 pm

The UI School of Music presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, which will enchant audiences of all ages with swashbuckling pirates, rapturous young maidens, bumbling policemen, and an eccentric, fast-talking Major General, all coming together to create an adventure of epic proportions. This much-loved opera is a showcase of brilliant humor and razor-sharp wit featuring a sparkling score full of memorable melodies and catchy tunes.

Running time: 2:20 (with intermission)


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'The Pirates of Penzance' coming to Hancher stage
Iowa City Press Citizen - Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The University of Iowa Opera Theatre embarks on its first production in the new Hancher Auditorium presenting W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s "The Pirates of Penzance" with performances at 7:30 p.m. April 21 and 2 p.m. April 23.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Hancher in advance at (319) 335-1158.