Ice Pirates of Penzance

This one time in the mid-1980s, when I was six or seven, my mom told me she got tickets for us to see The Pirates of Penzance and I got really excited because I thought she meant Ice Pirates, which was my favorite movie at the time. It was a deeply confusing experience. Why was there so much singing? And why was the stage adaptation so unlike the movie?

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