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
1981 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1981 Actor in a Musical Winner
1981 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1981 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1981 Choreography Nominee
1981 Direction of a Musical Winner
1981 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1981 Revival (Play or Musical) Winner