Pirates of Penzance

This is a set of photos that were taken backstage in 2006, featuring the Opera Carolina cast.

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Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

This opera was composed by Arthur Sullivan and the libretto was written by W. S. Gilbert.

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

In this two act comedic opera, the audience follows the pirates learning about turmoil, capture, and the task of finding love.

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

This show is very popular, in it's London debut it held 363 performances and in New York the show ran for three months.

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

Pirates of Penzance Backstage PhotoOpera Carolina

In the show the main character is brought into the the workforce by becoming a pirate. During his 21st birthday he comes to learn that he is not actually 21, and must find a way out of his contract.

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