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Story Pirates

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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!

Latest Episodes

The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision. Featuring two new stories: “The First Kids to Work at the Census,” a song about two kids who just want to put their natural talents to work, by William, a 7 year old from California, and “Rowan and the 3 Sloths,” a story about an unexpected encounter in the forest, by a 9 year old in Illinois named Rowan.

32 MIN2 d ago
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The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

The Story Pirates have a garage sale, and something very important gets sold by mistake. Featuring two new stories: “Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey,” a song about the joys and perils of portable trampolines, written by Bridget, a 9 year old from New York, and “Betsy’s Grand Slam,” the story of a star baseball player who needs to learn one final rule, by an 8 year old from Texas named Paul.

32 MIN1 w ago
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Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium. Featuring two new stories: “The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns (feat. Alysha Deslorieux),” a 90’s R&B-style song about bakery snacks who hypnotize by Hannah, a 12 year old from New Jersey, and “Attack of the Stuff,” a story about inanimate objects coming to life, by a 10 year old from Washington, D.C. named Annikah.

30 MIN2 w ago
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The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin (Paul Scheer) to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin? Featuring two new stories: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” an ode to NPR about the very first primate ever to hit the ice, written by Pacifica, a 9 year old from North Carolina, and “Tissues,” a poetic tale of patience and belonging, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Noah.

40 MINMAR 5
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The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet. Featuring two new stories: “Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store,” a rocker about a salon you can go to if you need a big change, by Silvia, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Mountain Fart,” a story about a town dealing with an enormous stink, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Hannah.

33 MINFEB 27
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Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

Humming/Time Trap

The Story Pirates are lost in space. Featuring two new stories: “Humming,” a song about a simple habit that snowballs into a worldwide trend, by Emily, an 11 year old from Texas, and “Time Trap,” a story about two siblings who travel to some very surprising epochs, by an 8 year old from Oregon named Jaeger.

29 MINFEB 20
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Humming/Time Trap

Quest for the Crystal Crown

In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book, including Hobbly Knobbly the wizard, Hot Breath the baby troll, Bloato the goblin and Donkeycorn, a half-donkey, half-unicorn. Get your copy of Quest for the Crystal Crown today at storypirates.com!

11 MINFEB 6
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Quest for the Crystal Crown

The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Puzzle Competition,” a hip hop track featuring members of Freestyle Love Supreme about a high stakes championship bout, written by California siblings Talia, age 8, and Levi, age 5, and “Family Room Wars,” a fantasy epic that takes place in a modern family room, by a 12 year old from Utah named Jaxon.

31 MIN2019 DEC 19
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The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit. Featuring two new stories: “My Family Are Tigers,” the story of a kid who grows up in a unique family, by Sophie, a 10 year old from the UK and "Winter", a song about a girl with an unpopular opinion who stands her ground, by a 9 year old from California named Lila.

34 MIN2019 DEC 12
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My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

The ship’s new virtual reality room lets Peter live out his greatest dream. Featuring two new stories: “Quark Power,” a power pop song about subatomic particles, written by Aziah, a 10 year old from Australia, and “Spelling Sssnakes,” the story of an insecure serpent who learns to compete on the big stage, by a 9 year old from California named Neela.

33 MIN2019 DEC 5
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Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

Latest Episodes

The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision. Featuring two new stories: “The First Kids to Work at the Census,” a song about two kids who just want to put their natural talents to work, by William, a 7 year old from California, and “Rowan and the 3 Sloths,” a story about an unexpected encounter in the forest, by a 9 year old in Illinois named Rowan.

32 MIN2 d ago
Comments
The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

The Story Pirates have a garage sale, and something very important gets sold by mistake. Featuring two new stories: “Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey,” a song about the joys and perils of portable trampolines, written by Bridget, a 9 year old from New York, and “Betsy’s Grand Slam,” the story of a star baseball player who needs to learn one final rule, by an 8 year old from Texas named Paul.

32 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium. Featuring two new stories: “The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns (feat. Alysha Deslorieux),” a 90’s R&B-style song about bakery snacks who hypnotize by Hannah, a 12 year old from New Jersey, and “Attack of the Stuff,” a story about inanimate objects coming to life, by a 10 year old from Washington, D.C. named Annikah.

30 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin (Paul Scheer) to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin? Featuring two new stories: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” an ode to NPR about the very first primate ever to hit the ice, written by Pacifica, a 9 year old from North Carolina, and “Tissues,” a poetic tale of patience and belonging, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Noah.

40 MINMAR 5
Comments
The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet. Featuring two new stories: “Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store,” a rocker about a salon you can go to if you need a big change, by Silvia, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Mountain Fart,” a story about a town dealing with an enormous stink, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Hannah.

33 MINFEB 27
Comments
Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

Humming/Time Trap

The Story Pirates are lost in space. Featuring two new stories: “Humming,” a song about a simple habit that snowballs into a worldwide trend, by Emily, an 11 year old from Texas, and “Time Trap,” a story about two siblings who travel to some very surprising epochs, by an 8 year old from Oregon named Jaeger.

29 MINFEB 20
Comments
Humming/Time Trap

Quest for the Crystal Crown

In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book, including Hobbly Knobbly the wizard, Hot Breath the baby troll, Bloato the goblin and Donkeycorn, a half-donkey, half-unicorn. Get your copy of Quest for the Crystal Crown today at storypirates.com!

11 MINFEB 6
Comments
Quest for the Crystal Crown

The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Puzzle Competition,” a hip hop track featuring members of Freestyle Love Supreme about a high stakes championship bout, written by California siblings Talia, age 8, and Levi, age 5, and “Family Room Wars,” a fantasy epic that takes place in a modern family room, by a 12 year old from Utah named Jaxon.

31 MIN2019 DEC 19
Comments
The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit. Featuring two new stories: “My Family Are Tigers,” the story of a kid who grows up in a unique family, by Sophie, a 10 year old from the UK and "Winter", a song about a girl with an unpopular opinion who stands her ground, by a 9 year old from California named Lila.

34 MIN2019 DEC 12
Comments
My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

The ship’s new virtual reality room lets Peter live out his greatest dream. Featuring two new stories: “Quark Power,” a power pop song about subatomic particles, written by Aziah, a 10 year old from Australia, and “Spelling Sssnakes,” the story of an insecure serpent who learns to compete on the big stage, by a 9 year old from California named Neela.

33 MIN2019 DEC 5
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Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

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