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Pirates of Penzance

Pirates of Penzance

March 23, 24, 25* 30 & 31
Performed at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts
2317 Montana Ave. Billings, Montana

Sponsored by Rimrock Opera Foundation and Underriner Motors. Set design and build by Nathan Blanding, architect North-South Building, Inc.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious, hopeful farce follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates. He disavows the pirates’ way of life and falls for the beautiful Mabel. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30PM. Sunday matinees are at 2:00PM*. Ticket prices are $21/Adults, $16/Seniors & Military, and $10/Students.

• Major-General Stanley (comic baritone)
• The Pirate King (bass-baritone)
• Samuel, his Lieutenant (baritone)
• Frederic, the Pirate Apprentice (tenor)
• Sergeant of Police (bass)[
• General Stanley's daughters:
• Mabel (soprano)
• Edith (mezzo-soprano)
• Kate (mezzo-soprano)
• Isabel (speaking role)
• Ruth, a Piratical Maid of all work (contralto)
• Chorus of Pirates, Police and General Stanley's Daughters

Director and Frederic, the Pirate Apprentice  -- Jeff Kitto
The Pirate King (bass-baritone) -- Christopher Holmes
Sergeant of Police  --
 Kieran Beebe
Samuel -- Ricky Stricker
Mabel (Soprano) -- 
Sarah Waggoner
Edith (Chorus Master)--
Janie Sutton
Isabel -- 
Taylor Tucker
Ruth, a Piratical Maid of all work (contralto) --
Karla Stricker
Major General -- Quentin Staton
Kate -- Mandi Taylor
Stage Manager  -- Dodie Rife
Accompanist --  Dulais Rhys
Set Designer -- Nathan Blanding