FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2015
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
AUGUST 2015 CALENDAR
THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
August 416, 2015
Tickets: Start at $36
A band of swashbuckling pirates set hearts aflutter with their high seas hijinks in this updated version of Gilbert & Sullivans cheeky farce. Filled with damsels in distress, a sexy pirate king, Canadian Mounties, a delightfully dotty Major-General and a score youll hum all the way home. Fresh, clever and laugh-out-loud hilarious Its pure Gilbert & Sullivan meets Spamalot!
Artwork is available for download at ordway.org/media
ABOUT THE ORDWAY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The Ordway is widely recognized as one of the nations leading nonprofit performing arts centers and Saint Pauls most elegant and inviting performance space. The Ordways Music Theater and Concert Hall attract diverse audiences with an array of productions showcasing the finest in American musical theater, world music, dance and vocal performance. Education and community engagement are integral to the Ordways mission, with major initiatives including the annual Flint Hills International Childrens Festival and Ordway Education programs that serve more than 50,000 students annually. The Ordway also sponsors the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, a charter high school with a professionally guided academic and artistic environment that trains aspiring pre-professional performing artists. Together with the Minnesota Opera, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and The Schubert Club, the Ordway is a member of the Arts Partnership and serves as the principal venue for their performances. For more information, visit www.ordway.org.