The Pirates of Penzance (1980)

NR 06/01/1980 (US) MusicComedyAdventure 2h 3m
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A live 1980 performance in Central Park before the production moved to Broadway.

Overview

This Pirates of Penzance is primarily a historical document, part of the Broadway Theater Archive television series. It presents, with some inevitable, tiny technical shortcomings, a live 1980 performance in Central Park, not the 1983 movie of the same name that also starred Linda Ronstadt and Kevin Kline. Those who remember that film, which had the benefit of retakes and editing, a lavish production budget, and the spaciousness of a Hollywood studio, may find this video less polished. On its own terms, it is nonetheless thoroughly enjoyable.

  1. Joshua White

    Director

  2. Wilford Leach

    Director

  3. W.S. Gilbert

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kevin Kline

    Kevin Kline

    Pirate King

  2. Linda Ronstadt

    Linda Ronstadt

    Mabel

  3. Rex Smith

    Rex Smith

    Frederic

  4. Patricia Routledge

    Patricia Routledge

    Ruth

  5. Tony Azito

    Sergeant

  6. George Rose

    George Rose

    General Stanley

Full Cast & Crew

The Pirates of Penzance
The Pirates of Penzance

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Original Language English

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