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Pirates of Penzance 2013

Performances were March 14-17 & 22-24, 2013:

Thursday (Preview Night), March 14, 8:00 PM
Friday and Saturday, March 15, 16, 22, & 23, 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 17 & 24, 2:00 PM (matinee)

The Pirates of Penzance was the first Gilbert & Sullivan show performed by the Durham Savoyards in 1963, and this perennial favorite was again performed for our 50th anniversary in 2013.

directed by: Derrick Ivey
music direction by: Alan Riley Jones

Our director, Derrick Ivey, has set up his own blog for the show. His blog usually has interesting rehearsal-by-rehearsal accounts throughout the production process.

The many people involved in putting together 2013’s big musical show, The Pirates of Penzance. Would you like to join us? We could use volunteers!


photo by Joe Cohn

 The 2013 production of The Pirates of Penzance is already garnering media attention. Read excerpts from articles appearing in the local media, along with links to the full articles and a UNC-TV segment about our show.

More Information

All about “The Pirates of Penzance” at the Gilbert & Sullivan archive, including its earliest performances, historical costume sketches, other artwork, original cast list, and an archived discussion.

Plot summary, also on the Gilbert & Sullivan archive.