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Tag: Pirates of Penzance Tacoma

Feb.
11th

University of Puget Sound Tacoma’s “Pirates of Penzance” is a riot – in the best possible way.

There’s a lot on in Tacoma theaters this weekend – Tacoma Opera, the Northwest Sinfonietta, Les Ballets Trockadero – but if you want laughs, great singing and sheer value for money all in one show then head to the University of Puget Sound to hear the student production of “Pirates of Penzance,” with a last performance 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Lovers of Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious 19th-century operatic comedies will rejoice – at last, a local production! – and those who’ve never heard of these English gems with their ridiculously loquacious verbiage, completely silly antics and parody plots will

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Feb.
3rd

Critic’s Picks: “Pirates of Penzance” at UPS, Flying Karamazov Brothers in Seattle, Kittredge tempera show and piper in Old Town Tacoma


Nathan DiPietro, "Stream Rehabilitation." Courtesy image.

Last week for Kittredge tempera show

It’s the last week to see works in tempera by Nathan DiPietro at UPS’ Kittredge Gallery. DiPietro paints a bleak Northwest where lush native forests are replaced with developments and greenbelts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday through Feb. 11. Free. Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, 1500 N. Lawrence St., Tacoma.www.pugetsound.edu/kittredge

“The Pirates of Penzance” at UPS

It is indeed a glorious thing to be a Pirate King, at least at the University of Puget Sound this week, where vocal music students are putting on a production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s immortal comic operetta “The Pirates of Penzance” with orchestra accompaniment. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9-11, 2 p.m. Feb. 12. $12/$8/$5 UPS students. Schneebeck Concert Hall, 1500 N. Warner St., Tacoma. 253-879-3419, tickets.pugetsound.edu Read more »