This Play is About Pirates

by  Caleigh Derreberry

Comedy  /  5m, 2f

"Theatre is not the art of memories. It's the memory of art." When James, decides to become a pirate he looks back at his past and all that he has left behind. 

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This Play is About Pirates

by  Caleigh Derreberry

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    5m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    30 minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adventure
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

This Play is About Pirates was part of the nationally recognized Educational Theatre Association's Thespian Playworks competition in 2014. Published in the collection of Thespian Playworks 2014


Jim tells the audience his story of how he came to be a nasty pirate. Through a series of events we see various interactions between his past and present self, contemplating what could have been. 

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Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Jr High/Primary
  • High School/Secondary
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $45 / performance
    $75 / performance of 3 plays
    $100 / performance of 4 or more plays


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Production

Details

  • Duration: 30 minutes

Casting

5m, 2f

JIM – A pirate; three years older than James

JAMES – A memory; three years younger than

Mary – His lover

MAD PETE – Her father, a pirate

WIDOWIN’ WALLACE – A pirate, a lover, a pain

PAT – A pirate with a limited vocabulary

SULLY – A pirate with limited patience

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