The Pirates of Penzance

Name: Delacorte Theater
Address: Central Park, New York, NY 10024
Production Details
Number of performances: 30
Opening date: August 5, 1980
Closing date: August 31, 1981


1981 Drama Desk Awards
1. Outstanding Musical
2. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, Tony Azito
3. Outstanding Actor in a Musical, Kevin Kline
4. Outstanding Director of a Musical, Wilford Leach
5. Outstanding Costume Design, Patricia McGourty

1981 Outer Critics Circle Award
Best Revival

1981 Theatre World Award
Rex Smith

1981 Drama Critics' Circle Award
Special Citation

1981 Obie Award
1. Performance, Kevin Kline
2. Direction, Wilford Leach
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Producer
Joseph Papp Producer
W.S. Gilbert Book
W.S. Gilbert Lyricist
Arthur Sullivan Composer
Wilford Leach Director
William Elliott Musical Director
Graciela Daniele Choreographer
Adam Grammis Assistant Choreographer
Jack Chandler Set Designer
Wilford Leach Set Designer
Bob Shaw Set Designer
Patricia McGourty Costume Designer
Jennifer Tipton Lighting Designer
Don Ketteler Sound Designer
Ed Bullins Press Representative
Merle Debuskey Press Representative
Richard Kornberg Press Representative
Bob Ullman Press Representative
Zane Weiner Production Stage Manager
Frank DiFilia Stage Manager
Jason Steven Cohen Production Supervisor
William Elliot Musical Arrangements
William Elliott Orchestrations
Dennis Masuzzo Bass
Keith Underwood Flute
Dan Berlinghoff Keyboards
Allen Shawn Keyboards
William Moersch Percussion
William Ruyle Percussion
Keith Draper Trombone
Lauren Draper Trumpet
Ron Stinson Trumpet
Richard Cohen Woodwinds
Simeon Westbrooke Woodwinds

Actor Role
Tony Azito Sergeant
Dean Badolato Pirate/Policeman
Mark Beudert Pirate/Policeman
Robin Boudreau Major General Stanley's Daughter
Brian Bullard Pirate/Policeman
Walter Caldwell Pirate/Policeman
Keith David Pirate/Policeman
Lauren Draper N/A
Tim Flavin Pirate/Policeman
Maria Guida Major General Stanley's Daughter
Stephen Hanan Samuel
Nancy Heikin Major General Stanley's Daughter
Kevin Kline Pirate King
Alix Korey Edith
G. Eugene Moose Pirate/Policeman
Joseph Neal Pirate/Policeman
Walter Niehenke Pirate/Policeman
Joe Pichette Pirate/Policeman
Linda Ronstadt Mabel
George Rose Major General Stanley
Patricia Routledge Ruth
Marcie Shaw Kate
Bonnie Simmons Major General Stanley's Daughter
Rex Smith Frederic
Barry Tarallo Pirate/Policeman
Michael Edwin Willson Pirate/Policeman
Wendy Wolfe Isabel
Keith David Pirate King UNDERSTUDY
Tim Flavin Sergeant UNDERSTUDY
Maria Guida Edith/Kate/Isabel UNDERSTUDY
Nancy Heikin Mabel UNDERSTUDY
G. Eugene Moose Samuel UNDERSTUDY
Walter Niehenke Major General Stanley UNDERSTUDY
Barry Tarallo Frederic UNDERSTUDY
Wendy Wolfe Ruth UNDERSTUDY