Retford G & S
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Weds 10th – Sat
13th October 2012
Evening Performances 7.30pm
– Saturday Matinee 2.30pm
ALL TICKETS £11
of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best known works, The Pirates is an ideal play for
those either familiar or unfamiliar with the colourful world of operetta. Produced by Martin Yates, the production
features a full orchestra together with a cast of talented home grown singers.
tells the story of a young pirate apprentice name Frederic who falls in love with
Mabel, the daughter of Major General Stanley.
When the pirates themselves descend upon the beautiful bunch of maidens
and decide to carry them off to be married, the General arrives on the scene
and pleads on their behalf by stating he is an orphan, thus winning a reprieve
for his daughters. The General is
terrified that the pirates will uncover his lie but Frederick eases his fears,
promising to apprehend the band and put an end to their plundering.
he succeed? Will he marry Mabel? Come and see the show and discover its twists
and turns. You will be pleasantly
surprised and entertained.