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'The Pirates of Penzance' are coming to Staples

The Lamplighter Community Theatre will put on a summer production of "The Pirates of Penzance." Auditions will be Monday, March 14 from 3:15-5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, March 15 and 17, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, March 19, at 3 p.m. at the choir room at Staples Motley High School.

This comic light opera is one of the most famous by Gilbert and Sullivan, full of pirates, sword fights, cops, lovely daughters and memorable music. High schoolers through adults can audition for primary parts and the chorus.

Everyone must prepare a piece of music for the auditions. Audition appointments available by calling (218) 316-7224 or Performances are June 23-25 and June 29-July 1 at Centennial Auditorium, Staples.