The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan. Arranged by M.J. Arnold. For Choral (shows all parts). Shawnee Press. 96 pages. Shawnee Press #U0066. Published by Shawnee Press (HL.35017015).
Here's one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular operettas! Carefully edited and condensed, it is perfect for any group of young performers. Fred, Mabel, the Pirate King, Ruth, the Police Sergeant, and the Modern Major General are all back in this delightful edition. It's chocked full of pirates, police and distressed young maidens. The favorite choruses and solos from Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular work have been condensed and the dialogue edited for a younger performing group. Staging suggestions included. Performance Time: 70 minutes. Grades: 6-9.