|Sean Martin Hingston (left, Pirate King) with Ryan N. Phillips (Frederic) and Diane Phelan (Mabel) in Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer Series production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, playing in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, UConn, Storrs, July 12 – 22. For tickets and information call 860-486-2113 and visit www.crt.uconn.edu. Photo by Bob Copley.|
Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic operetta, directed by Broadway veteran Terrence Mann, stars Seán Martin Hingston as the Pirate King, Steven Hayes as the Major-General and Connecticut native Diane Phelan as Mabel. Cassie Abate choreographsvid Williams is Music Director (the five musicians. on stage, wear pirate garb).
The Design team includes: Michael Anania, Scenic Designer; Olivera Gajic, Costume Designer; Greg Purnell, Lighting Designer and Nathan Leigh, Sound Designer.
The tap-dancing cops alone are worth the trip up to Storrs.
PERFORMANCE & TICKET INFORMATION:
Evening performances tonight at 8 and tomorrow at 2 pm. Single ticket prices range from $10 to $42. Free parking is in Lot 9 across from the Jorgensen Center; paid parking is available in the North Garage). Call 860-486-2113 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu for tickets and additional information.
-- Lauren Yarger