Story Pirates

Story Pirates is a nationally respected education and media organization celebrating the words and ideas of young people.  Story Pirates turn kids original stories into wild sketch comedy musicals featuring professional actors showing those kids just how amazing their ideas are.  From its permanent branches in Los Angeles and New York, Story Pirates has reached over 200,000 kids since 2005, performing in over 350 venues, including two Presidential Inaugurations all the while receiving over 100,000 kid’s stories.

Ages K-5


Greatest Hits Show

A sketch comedy musical based in some of our favorite stories written by kids from around the country, plus a segment that’s entirely improvised according to suggestions from kids in the audience!

New Story Show

Part Greatest Hits Show with an added twist: this show features brand new stories written by young authors who are in the audience! We collect their stories in advance and build them into fully produced sketches and musical numbers

Create a Show

An entire show that’s made up on the spot!
A cast of Story Pirates creates a show before your eyes from audience suggestions. The result is as crazy, hilarious and unexpected as kids themselves.

Jon Stewart

“This is real. You know, these are real kids writing real stories and getting great joy out of it.”