How I Became a Pirate

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March 03, 2013

1-4pm.

Westport Country Playhouse

Westport

Young elementary

$18

Event description: While digging in the sand, young Jeremy Jacob is recruited by Captain Braid Beard and his mates to join the pirate crew on a quest to bury their treasure. The rollicking musical adventure about finding one's own heart is based on the best-selling book by Melinda Long, produced by the Omaha Theater Company, and recommended for ages 6–10.

Address: 25 Powers Court
Westport, CT 06880
Phone: 203-227-4177
Website: westportplayhouse.org

About Westport Country Playhouse


The Westport Country Playhouse is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit, professional theater under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos and management leadership of Michael Ross. 

The mission of Westport Country Playhouse is to enrich, enlighten, and engage our community through the power of professionally produced theater worth talking about and the welcoming experience of our Playhouse campus. 

Originally built in 1835 as a tannery manufacturing hatters’ leathers, it became a steam-powered cider mill in 1880, later to be abandoned in the 1920s.  Splendidly transformed into a theater in 1931, it initially served as a try-out house for Broadway transfers, evolving into an established stop on the New England straw hat circuit of summer stock theaters through the end of the 20 th century.  Following a multi-million dollar renovation completed in 2005, the Playhouse became a state-of-the-art producing theater, preserving its original charm and character.






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