A Gala Performance of The Pirates of Penzance
Attended by Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex. 'The Pirates of Penzance' is probably the most humorous of the Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, with tuneful melodies and well known songs, Poor Wandering One, I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major General, The Sergeant of Police and Policeman's Chorus.
Archive :: production:T0848128620, opera or operetta:S708084415, venue:V403
The evening will begin with a champagne reception attended by The Earl and Countess, followed by a performance of Joseph Papp's Broadway version of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance
. The reception will take place in the new Sponsor's Building alongside the landscaped picnic lawns. Proceeds from the Gala will go towards the ongoing fundraising campaign for further improvements to the Open Air Theatre.