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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
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Departments of Theatre and Music Present "Pirates of Penzance"

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Sept. 23, 2013) – The University of Central Missouri’s Department of Theatre and Dance, in collaboration with the Department of Music, will present Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9-12 and 2 p.m. Oct. 13 in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

The box office, located in Wood 128, will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday, Sept. 30 for season ticket holders and Wednesday, Oct. 2 for the general public. Tickets may also be purchased online. Admission is $15 for the general public; $12 for UCM faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $7 for students. Children under five will not be admitted. 

The production is a collaboration of a talented cast and crew. The cast of The Pirates of Penzance includes: Justin Barron as Pirate King, Joe Brueggemann as Birthday Frederic, Daniel Parman as Frederic in the Play, David LeVota as Samuel (Pirate), Bob Wearing as Modern Major General, Devin Burns as Sergeant, Haley Steele as Mabel, Nellie Maple as Ruth, Brooke Myers as Kate, Caitlin Walker as Edith. The Pirates include: Zakk Youman, Dashawn Young, Max Birdnow, Omari Collins, Jessica Baxter, Kelsey Reinsfelder, Ashley Coffer, and Lauren Smith. The Daughters include: Abbey Downs, Emily Mosier, Stephanie Laaker, Alyce Pickering, Sarah Bronson, Kristin Robertson, and Conner Bush (Isabel). The Policemen include: Brett Faulkner, Dane Schnake, Chris Scott, Tim Hanley, Adrianna Fine, Sam Rudy, Lindy Elliott, Lexi Morris, and Kaelyn Whitt.

The production staff includes Director Richard Herman, professor of theatre; Directors of Music, Jake Sentgeorge, assistant professor of music, and Kristee Haney, assistant Professor of music; with Musical Conductor Rob Lawrence, associate professor of music and Choreographer Ashley Miller, assistant professor of theatre.

For more information, contact the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance at 660-543-4020.