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The Pirates of Penzance


[[Performer~P105554~Joseph Papp~josephpapp]]'s notion of staging one of [[Performer~P91508~Gilbert and Sullivan~gilbertsullivan]]'s best-loved operettas with two pop singers ([[Performer~P61364~Linda Ronstadt~lindaronstadt]] and [[Performer~P66538~Rex Smith~rexsmith]]) in the leads paid off as a surprise Broadway smash in the early 1980s, and this film faithfully reproduces [[Performer~P105554~Papp~josephpapp]]'s production, featuring most of the original cast and the original director. Frederic...more