Utah Opera

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Utah Shakespeare Festival

May 7–15, 2022

Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre

The Pirates of Penzance

By Arthur Sullivan
Libretto by W.S. Gilbert

Sung in English with English Supertitle Captions by Opera Theatre of St. Louis

World Premiere: New York City, December 1879
Previous Utah Opera Production: 2006

Major-General StanleyHugh Russell
The Pirate KingCraig Irvin
FredericJohn Riesen
MabelMadison Leonard
RuthMeredith Arwady
Sergeant of PoliceKevin Nakatani
SamuelShea Owens**
EdithEdith Grossman*
KateJulia Gershkoff*
IsabelAnna Atkinson

Artistic Staff
ConductorGary Thor Wedow
DirectorKyle Lang
Assistant DirectorMatt Haney
Set & Costume DesignerJames Schuette
Lighting DesignerDriscoll Otto
Wigs/Make-up DesignerLesli Mozaffari
Chorus MasterMichaella Calzaretta
Principal CoachCarol Anderson
Guest CoachTim Accurso**
Stage ManagerPeter Nictakis
Assistant Stage ManagerLaurel McIntyre
Stage Management InternVal Tholen
Supertitle MusicianNatasha Talukdar Elam*

The performance lasts approximately two hours 25 minutes with one intermission. This production of The Pirates of Penzance is an original production of Opera Theatre of St. Louis.

Costumes are the property of Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Scenery owned by The Atlanta Opera and Palm Beach Opera.

*Current Utah Opera Resident Artist
**Former Utah Opera Resident Artist

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