Pay R60 for a single ticket to see The Pirates of Penzance at the Old Mutual Theatre on the Square, valued at R120 (save 50%)
- Save 50% on a ticket to watch The Pirates of Penzance
- Gilbert and Sullivan’s most loved light comic opera
- Award winning theatre
- An entertaining night out
- Perfect as a gift or for yourself
- Groupon only issued and valid once deal closes at midnight
- Redemption only on presentation of printed Groupon
- Groupon redeemable from 15 June to 9 July 2011
- Booking essential: 011 883 8606/083 377 4969
- Show times: Tuesday to Friday, 20:15; Saturday, 18:00 and 20:30
It can be hard adjusting to regular life when you secretly want to be a pirate. Instead of living a swashbuckling life of intrigue, you find yourself working an honest job instead of pillaging ships, sipping vodka and tonic when you should be battling a bottle of rum and getting your finger chewed off when you try putting an eye patch on your unresponsive budgie. Jump aboard today’s Groupon and buy a ticket to see The Pirates of Penzance for R60.
Besides satisfying your secret pirate whims, today’s Groupon also encourages you to enjoy award winning theatre. The Pirates of Penzance is one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s best loved light comic operas and promises to bring quality, delight and a jolly good “Yo Ho Ho” to all its audience members. Originally written for a full orchestra and cast of 30, director Greg Homan is steering the ship in a new direction with a highly satirical, stripped-down version of the play featuring five men, one pianist and a chest full of dresses.
Following the character of Frederic, The Pirates of Penzance chronicles the apparent end of the boy’s 21 year apprenticeship with a ship of tender-hearted pirates. The comedy ensues after realising that his 21st birthday lands on a leap year meaning that he is must continue serving them for a further 63 years.
Encourage friends, school-mates, family or colleagues to take advantage of this special opportunity and enjoy an adventurous night out at the theatre. Perhaps leave the temperamental budgie at home though.
The theatre of facts: An international youth music studio had planned to launch their own theatre that would specialise in bringing the most current and youth-orientated plays to their audience. The launch was cancelled when it came to their attention that the director wanted to put on a play called The Easter Bunny’s Toe Nails. There have been no further attempts to re-open the theatre.