SIDEBAR Pirates of Penzance

  • SIDEBAR The Pirates of Penzance: Director Sean Curran

    How do you put a fresh take on a classic like Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance? Listen to director and choreographer Sean Curran explain how the collaborative process inspires a new perspective and presentation for this comedic opera.

  • SIDEBAR The Pirates of Penzance: Santiago Ballerini & Katharine Goeldner

    Comic opera presents unique challenges to singers who take on these lead roles. From spoken dialogue to comedic delivery, artists develop new elements to their craft to deliver masterful performances. Hear from tenor Santiago Ballerini and mezzo-soprano Katharine Goeldner as they discuss their ro...