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Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre Presents: “Pirates of Penzance”

Opening tonight Jeremy Scott Blaustein, who will also star as Seymour in SSMTs 2016 Little Shop of Horrors, Directs the hilarious farce of the Pirates of Penzance.

 

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New York City based Choreographer, Director, and Teacher Trey Mitchell choreographs the rollicking dance numbers.
Karen Keating, is back again as Music Director following her earlier stint as Music Director and conductor for 2016’s My Fair Lady.

 

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Frankie Thams plays the orphan Frederic who disavows his life of piracy for rule and law, and of course, for love.

 

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Frederic is has won over Emma Gwin’s Mabel, the daughter of Major-General Stanley, portrayed by Matthew R. Wilson.

 

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But can he win over the Modern Major-General?

 

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SSMT is pleased to also have Russell Rinker return from 2015’s “The Music Man” to play the Pirate King (He’ll be back for their final performance of 2016, “Little Shop of Horrors”).

 

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Shenandoah Conservatory graduate and esteemed Associate Managing Director of SSMT, Elizabeth Albert, returns the the SSMT stage as Ruth following her 2015 performance in The Music Man as Mrs. Paroo.

 

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Who do you think will come out on top in a confrontation between the Pirate King and Major-General Stanley.

 

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Get your tickets for the show to find out. Running now thru 24 July.

 

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Still to come is Little Shop of Horrors.

 

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See more Pirates of Penzance Images HERE.

 

Check out SSMTs previous shows from 2015 and 2016.

 

My Fair Lady

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Sweeney Todd

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