The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Broadway
Musical
Comedy
Operetta
SYNOPSIS: Young Frederic has turned 21 and thus completed his apprenticeship to a band of kindhearted pirates. He falls for Mabel, the lovely daughter of law-enforcer Major-General Stanley, only to learn that his birthday falls on Feb. 29, which means he is technically still a pirate.
People (163)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1981 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1981 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1981 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1981 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Outstanding Musical Winner
1981 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1981 Outstanding Revival Winner
Theatre World Awards
1981 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1981 Best Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Best Actor in a Musical Nominee
1981 Best Actress in a Musical Nominee
1981 Best Choreography Nominee
1981 Best Direction of a Musical Winner
1981 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1981 Revival (Play or Musical) Winner

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