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How I Became a Pirate

Student Matinee Series How I Became a Pirate

  • Friday, May 4, 10am and 12pm
  • MainStage Map It
  • Grades PreK-2

  • $8.50

Set sail on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds fun and adventure on the high seas, but he soon learns that home and family are treasures you can’t find on any map. Based off the popular book, the production includes terrific songs like A Good One to Boot, Green Teeth, and Pirates Dot Arrgh. How I Became a Pirate is a joyful musical that is sure to leave young mateys singing and dancing in the aisles.

Links to children’s literature, friendship, celebrating differences, geography
Common Core:ELA: RL 1-10, RF 1-4, L 3-5, SL 1-2.

Show length:1 hr

Sponsored by Bruce and Ruth Ann Beers

A big round of applause for our Student Matinee Series underwriters: Andrea's Legacy Fund, Champlain Investment Partners, LLC, Bari and Peter Dreissigacker, the Forrest and Frances Lattner Foundation, the Lintilhac Foundation, Tracy and Richard Tarrant, TD Charitable Foundation, Vermont Concert Artists Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation, Vermont Community Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Flynn Jazz Endowment. Additional Support from the Bruce J. Anderson Foundation, The Golub Foundation, Green Mountain Fund, Walter Cerf Community Fund, and the Vermont Arts Council, as well as the Susan E. Quinn Memorial Fund held at the Vermont Community Foundation. Thanks also to the wonderful show sponsor(s) listed above.

Companion Workshops

Companion Workshops

Call upon a Flynn teaching artist to work in your classroom with your students before and/or after the show in a matinee companion workshop!

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