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May 22 - July 7, 2019


Lyrics by

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

Music by

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan

 

Adapted by

Catherine Flye


The Pirates of Penzance with a delightful twist! Gilbert and Sullivan’s beloved comic operetta is as appealing today as it was over a century ago. But instead of the rocky coast of Cornwall, we are in late eighteenth century Virginia, when King George III ruled the colony. The famous soft-hearted pirates (lately of Penzance) are endeavoring to plunder with aplomb along the banks of the famous Rappahannock River. Meanwhile, the blundering Redcoats of the British army are desperately trying to keep tabs on both the pirates and the befuddled Major General George Boshington. Hilarity ensues as the young apprentice Frederick leaves the rollicking band of pirates and falls in love with Boshington’s beautiful daughter Mabel. The Pirates of Penzance - The Rascals of the Rappahannock promises to be a production to delight all ages with marvelous music, funny patter and glorious singing providing entertainment full of laughter, fun and frolic.


Cast

 

Andrew Ross Wynn

Major-General Boshington

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Sherri L. Edelen

Ruth

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Claire Leyden

Mabel

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David Jennings

The Pirate King

 
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Samual Keeler

Frederic

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Alan Hoffman

Sergeant of Police

Percival Fortesque Pomfrey

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Ian Lane

Samuel

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Temperance Mila Barbour

Martha Boshington

 
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Elizabeth C. Butler

Isabel Boshington

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Katie Little

Kate Boshington

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Alona Orofino

Bertha Boshington

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Abigail Seymour

Edith Boshington

 
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Stephanie Wood

Mary Boshington

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Mitchell Austin

Harry the Cabin Boy

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Kevin Cleary

Pirate Percy

& Redcoat Ronnie

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John Matthew Flemming

Pirate Pete

 
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Wolfie Hammerbacker

Pirate Bert

& Redcoat Reggie

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Colby LeRoy

Pirate Algie

& Redcoat Rupert

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Justin Sisk

Pirate Horace the Hulk

& Redcoat Roland

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Aidan Michael Toth

Pirate Willie the Wimp

& Redcoat Cornwilly

 

Creative Team

Music by

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan

Lyrics by

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

Produced by

Patrick A’Hearn

Adapted and Directed by

Catherine Flye

Music Direction by

Joe Walsh

Original Choreography by

Linda Miller, Professor of Dance, George Mason University

Scenic Design by

April Joy Vester

Lighting Design by

Michael Jarett

Costume Design by

Tom Hammond

Sound Design by

Billy Timms

Production Stage Manager

Emerie Germ

Properties Master/Set Dresser

Bridgid K. Burge