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March 23, 24, 25* 30 & 31
Mainstage Opera Production
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.
About the director
Jeffrey Grant Kitto’s most recent engagements include directing and playing Don Jose in Carmen’s Tragedy, the roles of Calef in Turandot, Frederic in Pirates of Penzance, Duke in Rigoletto, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Don Jose in Carmen, Rodolfo in La Boheme, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore, and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, among others. Jeffrey has most recently performed with the Mendocino Summer Festival Opera, Rimrock Opera, Intermountain Opera, Spokane Opera, Montana Lyric Opera, and Oregon Lyric Opera. (space)A multiple recipient of The Metropolitan Opera Auditions National Council Awards, Mr. Kitto completed his bachelor’s degree in music from Montana State University.