UTSA Lyric Theatre presents classic operetta 'H.M.S. Pinafore' Oct. 12, 14, 19, 21

H.M.S. PInafore

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(Oct. 10, 2012) -- The UTSA Lyric Theatre will present "H.M.S. Pinafore," a Gilbert and Sullivan classic and favorite operetta, at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12 and 19, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14 and 21 in the Buena Vista Street Building Theater (1.326) at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

The story of forbidden love between the classes gets a maritime flavor as the lyrics by W.S. Gilbert are set to the music of Arthur Sullivan. Set aboard the British ship, the H.M.S. Pinafore, a sailor discovers he has feelings for the daughter of the captain of the ship. However, her father has plans for her to marry the First Lord of the Admiralty.

Cast members include Trey Hoadley, Joe Ray Watson, George Flores, Christian Siliker, Andrew Price, Jyron Joseph, Taylor Vollmer, Rachel Pierce and Rachel Pena.

The UTSA Lyric Theatre is a student ensemble directed by UTSA Associate Professor William McCrary. The music ensemble will be directed by Robert Brewer.

General admission is $15, $10 for students with ID, members of the military and seniors age 55 and older. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets for $8.

>> To purchase tickets, visit the UTSA Department of Music website.