Much-loved show re­turns to stage

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The Pi­rates of Pen­zance is com­ing to town and we’re giv­ing you and a friend the chance to see it for free.

Tick­ets to the swash­buck­ling Gil­bert and Sul­li­van ad­ven­ture at North Shore’s Bruce Ma­son Theatre on Septem­ber 11 are on sale and we have a num­ber of dou­ble passes to give away.

Email your name and day­time con­tact de­tails to on­line.ad­min@snl.co.nz and you’ll go into the draw to win.

Re­mem­ber to type Pi­rates Pen­zance in the sub­ject line.

En­tries close on Au­gust 28.

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The first ver­sion of the show pre­miered in 1879 – and the story re­mains a favourite on stages through­out the world to­day.

‘‘It’s so com­pletely ac­ces­si­ble,’’ pro­ducer Ben McDon­ald says.

‘‘It’s one of their fun­ni­est. And it has some of the most ter­rific mu­si­cal mo­ments ever. It’s a very bright, filled with sun­shine, moon­light and ro­mance kind of show, with com­pletely silly peo­ple.’’

Tick­ets can also be bought through Tick­et­mas­ter.

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