Pictured: Robert Gibby Brand
Lyric Opera of Kanas City has announced the principal cast and creative team for their Spring production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s PIRATES OF PENZANCE.
Directed by James Alexander, making his Lyric Opera debut, the production features Robert Gibby Brand (Major-General Stanley), Kevin Burdette (The Pirate King), Jonathan Johnson (Frederic), Anya Matanovic (Mabel), Margaret Gawrysiak (Ruth), Ben Wager (Sergeant of Police), Rhys Lloyd Talbot (Samuel), April Martin (Edith), Samantha Gossard (Kate), and Laura Weir (Isabel).
The creative team includes Hal France (conductor), James Schuette (set and costume design), James Sale (lighting design), Alison M. Hanks (wig and make-up design), Mark Ferrell (chorus master), and Erin Thompson-Janszen (stage manager).
PIRATES OF PENZANCE runs April 22, 26, 28, 29 and 30 at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. For more information visit kcopera.org.