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The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in 'The Pirates of Penzance' at UNLV March 9

Join this band of swashbuckling buccaneers — combined with a live orchestra — called "opulent... Colorful and inventive" by The New York Times.
Arts and Culture  |  Feb 20, 2018  |  By Jennifer Vaughan
Media Contact: Jennifer Vaughan, 702/895-1575

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is proud to welcome the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in The Pirates of Penzance, joined by a live orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 in Artemus Ham Concert Hall. Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall.

Now in its 44th year of operation, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players (NYGASP) is America’s preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble.  Under the dynamic leadership of artistic director Albert Bergeret, who has been hailed as “the leading custodian of the G&S classics” by New York Magazine, NYGASP has created its own special niche in the cultural mosaic of New York City and the nation. Since its founding in 1974, the company has presented more than 2,000 performances of the G&S masterpieces throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom captivating audiences of all ages.

Tickets

Tickets to New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players: The Pirates of Penzance are $50, $40, $30, $20, and can be purchased through the Performing Arts Center box office or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787). Student rush tickets are $10 each (not inclusive of the facilities fee) and available one hour prior to each event, based on availability and with valid student ID. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available.

A $1.50 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket price, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

About the PAC

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is Southern Nevada's first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and celebrates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a variety of performances and events and is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is pleased to host various Clark County School District Fine Arts festivals and concerts.

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