“Pirates of Penzance,” probably the most famed of all Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, has enjoyed a Broadway run, a West End run, a Kevin Kline film, and even an all male 2019 production

As any fan of playwright Ken Ludwig will attest, you’ll recognize his gifts in PM and L’s latest production, the comedy thriller “The Games Afoot.” There’s witty dialogue, misdirection, twists and turns, multiple laughs, and of course, a snowstorm.

“Calendar Girls” holds the record for being the fastest-selling play in British history, but may be most familiar to American audiences because of the 2003 Helen Mirren and Julie Walters Miramax film of the same name.