How I Became A Pirate

January 12 – January 13, 2013

Produced by Omaha Theater Company on Tour
Adapted for the stage by award-winning composers/lyrists/playwrights Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
Based on the best-selling children’s book written by Melinda Long and illustrated by David Shannon
Directed by Rob Urbinati


Young Jeremy Jacob is digging in the sand at North Beach when he is greeted by Captain Braid Beard and his mates, and is recruited to help find the perfect digging spot for their treasure. Ultimately Jeremy realizes that the simple things in life, like a kiss and a warm tucking in at night, are among those that are most important. This is a story of adventure and finding one’s own heart – a path that cant’ be found on any treasure map!