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The Pirates of Penzance

31 Jan, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Traditionally set in 19th century but has been set in the 1950’s with Bikies as Pirates. Social commentary on Piracy in all its forms and at all levels of Society. Typical Gilbert and Sullivan humour which is as relevant today as it was when first performed.

Director: Josh Walker
MD: Lochlan Brown

Preparation:
You should prepare one (or two if you are after a principal role) songs in English, not necessarily from Pirates of Penzance. We will provide an accompanist. The vocal range should be appropriate to the role (if any) in which you are interested or for chorus.
Some dance or movement may be asked of you so please wear comfortable or appropriate footwear

Roles:
The Pirate King (comic bass-baritone)
Samuel, his Lieutenant (baritone)
Frederic, a Pirate apprentice (tenor)
Major General Stanley (comic baritone)
Sergeant of Police (bass)
Mabel – General Stanley’s youngest daughter (Soprano)
Kate, Edith and Isabel – Mabel’s sisters: soprano and contralto/mezzo
Ruth – A Piratical maid of all work (Mature Contralto)

Plus a chorus of daughters, pirates and policemen

Show Dates: May 28th 2015 – June 7th 2015

Details

Date:
31 Jan, 2015
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.gilbertandsullivanwa.org.au

Organizer

Gilbert and Sullivan Society of WA
Phone:
(+61 8) 9349 4339
Email:
admin@gilbertandsullivanwa.org.au
Website:
http://www.gilbertandsullivanwa.org.au/

Venue

G & S Hall
Lemana Road
Nollamara, Western Australia 6061 Australia
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Phone:
08 9349 4339
Website:
http://www.gilbertandsullivanwa.org.au/contact.html