The Pirates of Penzance

by Zachary Israel Nobile Kampler and Rocco Natale

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About the Play

Musical comedy. 80-90 minutes. 4-50+ females, 4-50+ males (8-100+ performers possible). Suitable for elementary school and older.

Premiered at The Ben Franklin Theatre (Norwalk, CT)
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TAB Productions at The Ben Franklin Theatre (Norwalk, CT).

Synopsis

Frederic has been apprenticed to a band of pirates—through an error on the part of his nurse maid—until his 21st birthday. Despite the circumstances, he has done his best to serve the pirates, because he is a “slave to duty.” But the time is at hand for him to leave. When he arrives on shore and falls in love with the beautiful daughter of a Major-General only to find that his duty to the pirates may not be as over as he thought, hilarity and chaos ensue in this refreshing update that finds new fun while preserving the jokes and music that have made this musical a classic.

Qty Price Total
Printed Script $7.95 $0.00
Digital Perusal Script $10.00 $0.00
Performance Royalties $75.00 $0.00
Production Photocopy License $60.00 $0.00
Classroom Photocopy License $80.00 $0.00
Video License $85.00 $0.00
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Synopsis

Frederic has been apprenticed to a band of pirates—through an error on the part of his nurse maid—until his 21st birthday. Despite the circumstances, he has done his best to serve the pirates, because he is a “slave to duty.” But the time is at hand for him to leave. When he arrives on shore and falls in love with the beautiful daughter of a Major-General only to find that his duty to the pirates may not be as over as he thought, hilarity and chaos ensue in this refreshing update that finds new fun while preserving the jokes and music that have made this musical a classic.