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Opera Ithaca: The Pirates of Penzance

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Saturday, December 30 at 8:00 PM
Smith Opera House
Opera Ithaca presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s comedic masterpiece, The Pirates of Penzance, in a special staged concert version to celebrate New Year’s Eve weekend. Join Opera Ithaca and an all star cast featuring Johnathan Riesen as Fredric, Virginia Hesse as Mabel, Zachary James as The Pirate King, David Neal as the Sargeant of Police, Benno Ressa as Samuel, Gillian Cotter as Edith, Kathleen Maloney as Isabel, Carli Mazich-Addice as Kate and two of the world’s most celebrated Gilbert and Sullivan interpreters, Curt Olds as Major General Stanley and Melissa Parks as Ruth. The seasoned cast is rounded out by a large chorus made up of Opera Ithaca Apprentice Artists and members of Ithaca’s many choral and theatre ensembles. Join us for a rollicking, piratical time with Gilbert and Sullivan’s most delightful and celebrated work.
Tickets:$27.50 (plus $3.50 service fee)