Story Pirates
Story Pirates
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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!
The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competition (feat. Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari)
The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish (Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari). Featuring two new stories: “The Fairy Without Wings,” a musical homage to Wilson Phillips about two fairies who find that what makes them unique can change the world forever, written by Franny, a 6 year old from New York and “The Competition Competition,” a story about a game show that begets other, weirder game shows, written by a 10 year old from Canada named Grayson. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
Oct 22
39 min
Blue Night/The Unlucky Man
In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results. Featuring two new stories: “Blue Night,” a dreamy song about a special celebration that happens once in a blue moon, written by Monroe, a 6 year old from Minnesota, and “The Unlucky Man,” a slapstick-filled story about a guy who just can’t catch a break, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Mia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
Oct 15
34 min
The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings (feat. Stephanie Hsu)
Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Sisters,” a musical homage to Billie Eilish about two siblings (Stephanie Hsu and Monique Moses) who celebrate being different, written by Evalea, a 9 year old from Missouri, and “The Secrets of the Paintings,” a story about a talking Mona Lisa who foils an art heist, written by a 7 year old from New Mexico named Eloy. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
Oct 8
38 min
CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album is out now!
The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now! The follow-up to our award winning album BACKSTROKE RAPTOR, CATS SIT ON YOU features more of your favorite Story Pirates songs remixed and mastered to add to your playlists and listen to anytime. For more info on how to celebrate the release of CATS SIT ON YOU, visit storypirates.com/news
Aug 28
6 min
Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat. Lilli Cooper)
The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find. Featuring two new stories: “Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom,” a hedgehog dance party anthem featuring Lilli Cooper, by Naomi, a 9 year old from California, and “Floor Juice,” a story about a new beverage that the world is definitely not ready for, written by a 9 year old from California named Ayana.
Jul 30
30 min
The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Karan Kendrick)
The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick). Featuring two new stories: “The Strawberry Band,” a song about a Beatlesque rock band and their encounter with a shark, written by Nathaniel, a 5 year old from California, and “The Angel Pigs,” a story about entrepreneurial flying porkers, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Olive.
Jul 23
38 min
I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddie Cooper)
The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia. Featuring two new stories: “I Have A Cookie,” a gospel number sung by Eddie Cooper about a huge treat with a long life, written by Natalie, a 7 year old from Massachusetts, and “Three Little Phones,” a modern take on the three little pigs, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Colin.
Jul 9
32 min
Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could Open (feat. Julie Andrews)
The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews. Featuring two new stories: “Sarah’s Song Story,” about a girl who confronts her fear of clowns, written by Ella, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Door That No One Could Open,” a story about a frustrating trip to the bathroom, written by a 9 year old from Illinois named Claire.
Jul 2
35 min
The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everything
Lee gets inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Food Club,” a story about a group of friends who rally around gross meals, written by Brooklin, a 12 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Girl Who Painted Everything,” a story about creating art everywhere you go, written by a 6 year old from Virginia named Jane.
Jun 25
36 min
The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled (feat. Aneesa Folds)
Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space. Featuring two new stories: “The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky,” an uplifting song about a girl (Aneesa Folds) with an appetite as big as the heavens, written by Olivia, a 5 year old from California, and “The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled,” a story about a die who dreams of a life beyond their board game, written by a 9 year old from Australia named Annabel.
Jun 18
34 min
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