About The Pirates of Penzance

A Swashbuckling Adventure for the Whole Family!

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General.

Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. A fresh take on one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular comic operas, this updated version of The Pirates of Penzance took New York by storm when it premiered in Central Park, leading to a subsequent smash-hit Broadway run.

Come enjoy the beauty, wit and whimsy of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic score, suffused with a modern sensibility!

Broadway Training Center

Based in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, Broadway Training Center of Westchester is a premier performing arts school that provides year-long training programs in acting, voice, dance and performance ensembles for grades K-12 and adults. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, BTC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. For more information about its Youth, Teen and Adult Enrichment programs, please visit www.BroadwayTraining.com or call 914-478-7065.

With a faculty comprised of working professionals who have performed on Broadway and other top venues, BTC is well known for its high-quality productions and high-impact youth education work. The performance program, Ensemble, is BTC’s most intensive offering, requiring an entrance interview and placement audition. Providing conservatory-style training in a highly nurturing and professional environment, it involves a rigorous rehearsal schedule, plus a yearlong commitment to technique courses in two of the three core disciplines of actingdance or voice. 

The school and its students have won over 90 National Youth Arts Awards, including Outstanding Ensemble for 14 consecutive years. Westchester Magazine has lauded BTC theater classes as “the best in Southern Westchester.” Westchester Family has named it “Best Children's Theater Company,” and BroadwayWorld dubbed BTC “the Best Dance Studio of the Decade” in Westchester and Rockland counties.