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University of Dubuque Heritage Center

The Pirates of Penzance

Everyone has pretended to be a pirate at some point! Set sail with this classic musical comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history!

The Pirates of Penzance

Time & Location

Mar 26, 2023, 3:00 PM

University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA

About the event

Since its founding in 1974, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players have presented over 2000 performances of the G&S masterpieces throughout the United States. This tale features a band of tenderhearted pirates celebrating the coming of age of Frederic, who was mistakenly apprenticed to the pirates until his 21st birthday. A ludicrous leap year snag threatens to keep him apprenticed to the pirates for life! Throw in a bevy of beauties, a brash Pirate King, and the delightfully stuffy Major-General Stanley, and you’ve got what The New York Times calls, An endearing production with high musical standards and spirited performances." nygasp.org

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