Arrr! Broadway Pirates Pillage Chatswood

Arrr! Broadway Pirates Pillage Chatswood

Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance sets sail in a cheeky new version at Chatswood’s Zenith Theatre from 2-10 May.

This swashbuckling musical comedy adventure, presented by Chatswood Musical Society, has enough laughs to fill Davey Jones' locker.

The Pirates of Penzance follows the fortunes of Frederic, a devastatingly handsome young lad who is mistakenly apprenticed to the Pirate King. When Frederic falls for the equally delectable Mabel, (whose father is the very model of a modern Major General), a tempest brews on the sea of love.

Full of roving rogues, piratical puns and dazzling damsels in distress, it's a treasure chest full of mischievous musical mayhem. A topsy-turvy tale of love and duty highlighted by the famous strains of 'Poor Wandering One,' 'I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General,' 'Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast' and more.  

This is the Joseph Papp Broadway version. For Chatswood, Annie Veitch directs with musical director Gerard Plummer and choreography by Stephanie Edmonds. It stars Georgia Burley, Joshua Oxley, Andrew Dickson, Paul Murton, Alison Griffiths & William Sunderland.

Funny, flirty and filled with bumbling pirates and keystone-ish cops, it’s no wonder this Gilbert and Sullivan was such a hit when it premiered in 1879. It still is, though years have rolled over its head…  135 years later, it remains a favourite on stages throughout the world.  So don’t miss the boat!

Tickets are $42 / $38 conc. / families and groups 4+ $35 and can be purchased online via, or by calling 1300 66 22 12* (*fees and charges apply) 

Chatswood Musical Society presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance

May 2-10 at Zenith Theatre, corner McIntosh and Railway Streets, Chatswood

Tickets  or  1300 66 22 12


Friday 2nd May 7.30pm

Saturday 3rd May 2pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 4th May 4pm

Tuesday 6th May 7.30pm

Wednesday 7th May 7.30pm

Friday 9th May 7.30pm

Saturday 10th May 2pm & 7.30pm

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