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Story Pirates at Spacefest NYC

  • Dates: July 20, 2019
  • Location: Rose Center, American Museum of Natural History
  • Address: Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024
  • Phone: (503) 293-9498
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Price: Free with Museum Admission
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The Story Pirates aren't your typical swashbuckling sailors.They don't steal gold, pillage villages, or claim land; they're searching for a different kind of treasure: kids wildest, most imaginative stories. Stories by children from NYC and beyond will be brought to life and staged by the Story Pirates professional improvisational and comedic actors replete with music, costumes and sets. At the show, Story Pirates cast will take story ideas from the audience and turn them into hilarious musical sketch comedy, songs and the top-rated podcast for kids. Story Pirates first received national attention in 2008 when comedian Jon Stewart called the ensemble "crazy entertaining" on CNN. Since that time, they've been described as a mix between School House Rock and Monty Python, and The New York Times called the group "a theatrical treasure." Each show features classic stories written by kids and the debut of brand new stories written by authors in the audience.