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Reminder! Virginia Opera presents: The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance - Virginia Opera

Expose your active child to the beauty of opera during these upcoming presentations of the family-friendly The Pirates of Penzance!

Where: Harrison Opera House, 160 W Virginia Beach Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23510


  • Friday, November 4, 2022 at 8pm
  • Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 2:30pm (Don’t miss the related Pirate Day Event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 11:30am-2pm – see more information below)
  • Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 2:30pm

Cost: Tickets start at $12.51 for students, and $25 for adults. Purchase Tickets Here.

Description:  A young apprentice pirate with no stomach for a future of piracy is due to be released from his required service on his twenty-first birthday… Trouble is, fate might just intervene with the plan. With his newly found sweetheart, a long-winded but well-intentioned father, and a Pirate King boss with his own merry band of buccaneers, The Pirates of Penzance is a modern, major spectacle for the entire family.

Get your family in on the action! Youth (Age 14 and under) qualify for 50% off tickets to this special family matinee performance – extra bonus points for dressing up like a pirate! Sung in English with English Surtitles

More Information: Click Here

BONUS EVENT! Enjoy The Pirates of Penzance Pirate Day!

When: Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 11:30am-2pm

Description: Add another treasure to your treasure chest of fun! Deck yourself and your family out in your pirate’s best and join us at Virginia Opera’s Pirate Day extravaganza! Brought to you in partnership with the Loose Cannon Company of Virginia Beach. Add to your pirate vocabulary with a lesson in piracy, catch swash-buckling tips observing sword fighting demos. Capture the fun and frenzy of the day with a picture of your family and our fun-filled pirates! Free to patrons of Virginia Opera’s The Pirates of Penzance performances.


Looking for even more local family-friendly performances? Find them on our community calendar here!