Tickets for H.M.S. Pinafore Are Now Available!
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Performances at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre:
Friday May 12th at 8pm - Buy Tickets
Saturday, May 13th at 2pm - Buy Tickets
Saturday, May 13th at 8pm - Buy Tickets
Performances at the Longwood Gardens Open Air Theatre
Friday, June 9th at 8:30 pm
Saturday, June 10th at 8:30 pm
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Rain dates for Longwood shows are June 11th and 12th
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About the Show:
After a tremendously successful 2016 run of The Pirates of Penzance, The Savoy Company is proud to return to the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in 2017 with another Gilbert & Sullivan classic: H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor. Pinafore was Gilbert Sullivan's first international sensation, with memorable songs such as "He Is An Englishman," "When I Was a Lad," "I Am the Monarch of the Sea," and "We Sail the Ocean Blue."
The story takes place aboard the ship HMS Pinafore. The captain's daughter, Josephine, is in love with a lower-class sailor, Ralph Rackstraw, although her father intends her to marry Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty. She abides by her father's wishes at first, but Sir Joseph's advocacy of the equality of humankind encourages Ralph and Josephine to overturn conventional social order. They declare their love for each other and eventually plan to elope. The captain discovers this plan, but, as in many of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, a surprise disclosure changes things dramatically near the end of the story.
About our Venues:
The Savoy Company will present three performances of H.M.S. Pinafore
at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre on May 12th and 13th, two evening performances and a matinee. The performances will feature a gorgeous, professionally-designed set, beautiful costumes, and a professional orchestra. In Kennett Square on June 9th and 10th, the Savoy Company will present two performances under the stars at the Longwood Gardens Open Air Theatre. Longwood Gardens performance tickets include all-day admission to the wonderful gardens.