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Music In The Morning Presents: The Pirates Of Penzance

The PIRATES come to Wollongong in 2018 for their 21st Anniversary tour!

“Energy propels cast to brilliance..." - The Age Melbourne

“....this is one of those shows audiences will find irresistible" - Herald Sun Melbourne

“....was performed in fine style, very funny...amazing" - The West Australian

The Gilbert & Sullivan Company of Australia return with an absolute world first! The entire Pirates of Penzance, the smash hit Broadway award winning musical and arguably the most popular of the entire Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire, with a cast of only 6!

This version contains all the great musical delights and the hysterical comedy scenes that have had audiences on their feet with applause for over 100 years. Boasting hit songs such as Cat Like Tread, Model Of A Modern Major General, Poor Wandering One, A Policeman’s Lot, to name a few!

Starring in this production is award winning actor/singer Philip Gould, who has just received rave reviews for his Role in “Showboat". Philip will play the roles of the swashbuckling Pirate King and more......

Joining Philip is the very funny and highly acclaimed actor Brian Hannan, who plays the roles of the Major General and the Police Sargent. The Melbourne Age best summed up Brian’s performance in The Pirates of Penzance, when it wrote, “Brian Hannan has to be the man of 1000 voices and he delivered an outstanding performance”.

International Soprano Alison Rae Jones, an exciting soprano from Opera Australia, will play the role of Mabel. Alongside Alison, will be Opera Australia's Caroline Vercoe as Ruth

Seasoned professional Chris McKenna plays the roles of Frederic and Edith, Mabel’s other sister.

Queensland’s own Dominic Woodhead, will play the role of the Musical Director on Piano.

Enjoy a true family musical comedy with The Pirates clashing swords and trading barbs with a modern take!

Suitable for all ages.

The Pirates of Penzance is part of the Music in the Morning program of daytime concerts held at the Wollongong Town Hall. Music in the Morning concerts spring open at 10am with a FREE morning tea, where the audience can meet and mingle in a relaxed setting before the live music begins at 11am.



Wollongong Town Hall, Main Auditorium

All Tickets: $27
Group 8+: $24
4 Show Package: $22

(A per transaction fee of $6.95 applies for phone and online bookings)

Performance Times 
General Public:
Mon 19 Mar 11am

Running Time
Approx. 1 hr 20 mins (no interval)

Tickets On Sale



Event starts
Monday 19 March, 2018
Event Ends
Monday 19 March, 2018
Wollongong Town Hall, Main Auditorium
Venue Address
Crown St & Kembla St, Wollongong

New South Wales, Sydney

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