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GSSME presents one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best known operettas, The Pirates of Penzance at The Grand in Ellsworth!

When Frederic finishes his apprenticeship with a band of notoriously tender-hearted orphaned pirates, he thinks his life as an upstanding citizen can finally begin! But his high ideals and a budding romance are soon threatened when the scheming pirate king discovers a loophole in Frederic’s piratical contract…

Packed with pirates, puns, police, and a modern major paradox, this witty swashbuckling adventure will delight the whole family!

PERFORMANCES
Friday, March 10th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 11th at 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 PM

Friday, March 17th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 18th at 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 PM

All performances are at The Grand in Ellsworth

$25 adults, $15 students, and $10 under 12
Tickets are on sale now!

Many thanks to our media sponsor, WERU Community Radio!


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