As Frederic enters the rank of full pirate at the end of his apprenticeship, he and his fellow pirates court the daughters of Major-General Stanley. This sets off a hilarious course of riotous events that pit Frederic against his pirate clan. The Pirates of Penzance is a rollicking show with serious operatic chops.
The 96-Hour Opera Project, a composition showcase competition specifically for composers and librettists from historically underrepresented communities. Teams of composers and librettists will have four days to write, direct, and stage completely new and compelling 10-minute operas. With a $10,000 prize and be commission to write a chamber opera.