The Pirates of Penzance (Young Adult Version)

The Pirates of Penzance (Young Adult Version)

Sponsored by:  Springfield Theatre Centre


Directed by: Leigh Ann Smith
Produced by: Cindy Hamblin
Auditions:  September 10 – Registration 9:00 a.m.; September 11 – if necessary, callbacks TBA
Performances: November 4-6 & 11-13, 2011
Curtain Times: Friday & Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.


With a cast of comprised of young adults, this wacky, irreverent production is as entertaining today as it was when it first opened in 1879. THE PIRATES OF PENZANCEspins an hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty.


All roles will be cast with performers ranging in age from 7-18.

Major-General Stanley (comic baritone)
The Pirate King (bass-baritone)
Samuel, his Lieutenant (baritone)
Frederic, the Pirate Apprentice (tenor)
Sergeant of Police (Bass)
Chorus of Pirates & Police

Mabel (soprano)
Edith (mezzo-soprano)
Kate (mezzo-soprano)
Isabel (speaking role)
Chorus of General Stanley’s Daughters

Chorus of Pirates & Police


Director – Leigh Ann Smith

Assistant Director:

Vocal Director:

Choreographer – Cassie Bax

Accompanist – Melanie Pinter