The 2013 Public Theater Annual Gala
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
Book by W.S. Gilbert
Music and lyrics by Arthur Sullivan
Directed by Ted Sperling
Musical staging by Graciela Daniele
Featuring Glenn Close, Montego Glover, Jonathan Groff, Eric Idle, Kevin Kline, Norm Lewis, Anika Noni Rose, Martin Short
Tuesday, June 11 at the Delacorte Theater
The 2013 Public Theater annual gala will celebrate the company’s acclaimed 1980 production of the musical, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, with a one-night-only concert performance at the Delacorte Theater where The Public’s production originally premiered more than three decades ago.
Sir Howard Stringer, Arielle Tepper Madover, and Renée Beaumont will serve as Gala Co-Chairs for this unforgettable evening that will also honor the late Nora Ephron who was a longtime Public Theater board member and consummate lover of Shakespeare in the Park.
In addition to the previously announced Kevin Kline as The Pirate King, Glenn Close as Ruth, Eric Idle as the Sergeant, and Martin Short as Major-General Stanley, Montego Glover has joined THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE company as Kate, with Jonathan Groff as Frederick, Norm Lewis as Samuel, and Anika Noni Rose as Mabel. The cast will also include Sarah Bolt, Darius Nichols, Eliseo Roman, Martín Solá, Matthew Stocke, and Frank Vlastnik in the ensemble.
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