Version: LOS ANGELES
Composer: Sullivan, Arthur
Lyricist: Gilbert, W.S.
Lane, Debra/Cole Jr., John Brantley
ORIGINAL CAST RECORDS
A Cast Recording from the Los Angeles production at the Celebration Theater on September 7, 2001 - Recorded January 10-12, 2002. A Gay Musical based on Gilbert & Sullivan's HMS Pinafore! Adapted and directed by Mark Savage, starring Debra Lane, John Brantley Cole Jr. and Neal Allen Hyde.
"Pinafore" grew out of a reading series I curated at the Celebration Theatre called Queering The Classics. When Dennis Nollette suggested a G&S operetta, I rolled my eyes, but as I worked with Gilbert's lyrics and story and Sullivan's music, my admiration grew and grew..." - Mark Savage
Story: The Pinafore, Flagship of the New Gay Navy, is docked in Palm Springs. When the Commander arrives with Drag Queens as New Crew Members, The Pinafore goes Topsy-Turvy!