Tuesday, 16 June 2015

The Pirates of Penzance returns to London next week

Originally seen at the Union Theatre in 2009, Sasha Regan’s all-male production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance will return to London one last time, playing at Hackney Empire next week from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.

A classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, The Pirates of Penzance follows young Frederic, a child apprenticed to a band of tender-hearted, orphaned pirates exploring the coastline in search of treasure and romance. 

The cast includes Alan Richardson as Mabel, Samuel Nunn as Frederic, Alex Weatherhill as Ruth, James Waud as Sergeant of Police, Michael Burgen as Samuel, Ben Irish as Edith, Dale Page as Kate, Richard Russell Edwards as Connie, Chris Theo-Cook as Isabel. Joel Elferink, Joseph Houston, William Whelton, Matt Jolly, Tommy Knapp, Liam Lakin and Thomas Henson complete the cast.

The Pirates of Penzance is directed by Sasha Regan and choreographed by Lizzi Gee with musical direction by David Griffiths, design by Robyn Wilson Owen and lighting design by Jack Weir. It is produced by Regan De Wynter and Hilary A. Williams.

Photo Credit: Kay Young

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