UI Opera: Pirates of Penzance

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UI Opera: Pirates of Penzance
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:30pm
Hancher Auditorium

Presented by the UI School of Music

Bill Theisen, director
William LaRue Jones, conductor

Gilbert and Sullivan at their very best! THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE will enchant audiences of all ages with swashbuckling pirates, rapturous young maidens, bumbling policemen, and an eccentric, fast-talking Major General, all coming together to create an adventure of epic proportions. This much-loved opera is a showcase of brilliant humor and razor-sharp wit, and features a sparkling score full of memorable melodies and catchy tunes.

FAMILY DAY: April 23

What is a pirate’s favorite letter?


Join us for pirate-themed family fun prior to the Sunday matinee. Face painting, pirate dress-up, coloring station, and more! Free for all ticket holders.

$20 nonstudents
$15 seniors (65+)
$10 students & youth
$5 UI students (with valid ID)
Special family pricing: Buy 2 adult tickets, get youth tickets for $5.

Tickets available through the Hancher Box Office at (319) 335-1160 or (800) HANCHER, or online at hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.