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Pirates! Cover PM9000

Pirates!

A one-act nonmusical by Jon Jory. Freely adapted from The Pirates of Penzance.

Product Code: PM9000

  • One-act Play
  • Comedy
  • Cast size: 6m., 9w., 3 either gender.

    Livestream and Record & Stream Rights Available

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$9.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $50/perf

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Synopsis

Pirates! is an adaptation of the operetta without the music. On turning 21, Frederic is released from his apprenticeship with a band of soft-hearted pirates. He hears a chorus of girls and falls instantly in love with Mabel, the daughter of Major General Stanley. The pirates enter the scene and are confronted by the major general, and when he tries to divert them with a lie, they assault his house. A melee ensues, which is quashed by a comic band of policemen. More complications abound when Frederic learns that, because he was born on Leap Day (Feb. 29), a day that occurs every four years, he has had far fewer birthdays and is still indentured to the pirates! Jon Jory's adaptation has hilarious text and uses some of the brisk and comic song lyrics as dialogue.

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Details

  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show One-act Play
  • Product Code PM9000
  • Cast Size 18
  • Min. Royalty Rate $50/perf
  • Cost $9.95
  • Approx. Run Time 25 min

Categories

  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School
  • Genre Comedy
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592230
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"Pirates! is an excellent script and very true to the spirit of the original Pirates of Penzance. The students had a great time working on and performing it. The audience love it. Pirates! is very suitable for a high school group. We combined it with another one act show for our spring production."
Review by Lois DeVries, Covenant Christian High School, Demotte, Ind.
"Pirates! fit in well with our short plays evening. It has room for lots of characters and is fun to costume. Only runs about 30 minutes, so it can be produced fairly quickly ( in 7 or 8 rehearsals) Lots of Fun!"
Review by Richard Tomlin, Guido de Bres Christian HS, Hamilton, Ontario

Production Map

Location City State Opens Closes
The Cat Carmel Indiana 9/24/2021 10/3/2021

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