The swashbuckling musical adventure of a lifetime.
Get ready for the swashbuckling musical of a lifetime as Musical Theatre West presents the West Coast Premiere of this musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s favorite childhood adventure story. Excitement runs high with pirates, treasure maps and mutiny on the high seas, and pieces of eight follows Jim Hawkins, an ordinary youth who is drawn into a dangerous race for buried treasure against the treacherous Long John Silver.
HOWARD & ELAINE DAVIS
THE BRESLAUER-SOREF FOUNDATION
Book and Lyrics
CURT DALE CLARK
Based on the novel by
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
2 HOURS, 30 MINUTES
Synopsis: Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novel, adventure awaits and excitement runs high in this musical adaptation of a favorite childhood adventure story of thrilling pirate’s tales, treasure maps, mutiny on the high seas and pieces of eight! We follow Jim Hawkins, a young man drawn into a dangerous race for buried treasure against the infamous Long John Silver. As the author himself wrote, “If this don’t fetch the kids, why, they have gone rotten since my day.”
Theme: Life can be an Adventure!
Language: No derogatory language used. Occasional aggressive language from Pirates
Smoking, Drinking, and Gambling: There is no reference to any.
Sex: There is no reference to any.
Violence: The threat of violence is present momentarily. Lying and cheating are referenced throughout
For Which Audiences? Recommended for 2nd grade and higher
Rating: If this was a movie, it would be rated PG.