The Hamilton College Department of Music presents the 2017 Choir Musical, Pirates of Penzance, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m. in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center.

In Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, pirate apprentice Frederic turns 21, completes his apprenticeship, and is ready to go seek his love and fortune, but is thwarted by the discovery that his birthday is on February 29th; therefore, he has only celebrated five of them.

Hamilton students with lead roles are: Jakob Kraft  ’17 is Major-General Stanley; Matt Reinemann ’17, the Pirate King; Nick Zuroski ’17, Samuel (his lieutenant); Ben Goldman ’17, Frederic (the apprentice); Tim Hartel ’18,Sergeant of Police; Catherine Daigle ’17, Mabel; Christina Naston ’20, Edith; Jennie Wilber ’17, Kate; Caitlin McQuade ’18, Isabel; and Adelaide Fuller ’17, Ruth.

The performance is directed at Hamilton by G. Roberts Kolb, with choreography by Nancy Long and lighting design by Bill DiPaolo.

Tickets for this performance are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, Hamilton community and non-Hamilton students and $3 for Hamilton College students. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 859-4331 or visit www.hamilton.edu/performingarts.

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