MWHS ‘Pirates’ musical a success 

The cast and crew of “The Pirates of Penzance” enjoyed four fun and lively audiences, including three sellout crowds, for the Mound Westonka High School fall musical performances Nov. 10 through 13.

“We were very excited to produce and create such a fun, lively and entertaining show that allowed our audiences to escape reality for just a little while,” Assistant Director Meagan Lenz said.

“The Pirates of Penzance” was written and composed by Gilbert and Sullivan, the undisputed masters of comic operetta and the proud parents of the modern musical. As the tale goes, when the story’s hero was but a boy, his father instructed his nurse to have him apprenticed as a pilot. The nurse thought he said “pirate,” and thus the zany troubles began.

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