pirates of Penzance

pirates of Penzance

surrender only when charged by the police to yield in the name of their beloved Queen Victoria. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance]
See: Loyalty

pirates of Penzance

never attacked weaker parties; always freed orphans. [Br. Opera: The Pirates of Penzance]
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FOLLOWING the success of The Pirates of Penzance in 2013, Scottish Opera once again joins forces with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company to present another of Gilbert and Sullivan's much loved comic classics, The Mikado.
1879: The first performances of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates Of Penzance took place in the Bijou Theatre in Paignton.
Awards include best regional musical from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association for The Wizard of Oz in 2006, The Buddy Holly Story back in 2008,and the Pirates of Penzance in 2012.
How apt, then, that The Pirates of Penzance is being performed at the Westgate Road venue this week, prompting happy memories and also introducing a new and younger audience to the delights of G&S.
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30am; English National Opera Live: Pirates Of Penzance Tue 7.
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On Wednesday and Thursday The Pirates of Penzance will take to the stage - a jolly romp complete with a swash buckling pirates and a completely dotty Major General.
The award-winning team at London's Union Theatre who brought The Pirates of Penzance to Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre, take Gilbert & Sullivan's much-loved comic opera below deck.
Scottish Opera's Pirates of Penzance Unwrapped is a special behind–the–scenes look at the touring company's adaptation of the Gilbert and Sullivan musical.
The troupe has plans to tour the county and outlying areas and present a co-production of the Pirates of Penzance with the Paris Performers in the near future.
I am the slave of duty" is a line from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, but unlike playwrights Ibsen and Shaw, Gilbert supported the 19th century British class system.