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Tag: The Pirates of Penzance; or The Slave of Duty

The cast includes (from left) Mary Elisabeth Hirsh as Mabel, Jim Burnette as The Pirate King, Stuart Albert as Major-General Stanley, Elizabeth A. Clark as Ruth, and Kenny Cruz (photo by Joe Cohn)

Sail Ho Ho Ho: Durham Savoyards Delight with Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance”

The Durham Savoyards, Ltd. are celebrating their Golden Anniversary this year as the Triangle’s foremost purveyor of jaunty Gilbert & Sullivan comic operettas. Their latest contribution to the Triangle theater scene is a rollicking rendition of The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty, which had its world premiere in December 1879 in New… Read More ›