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The Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacularrr!

Members say: Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Ambitious, Clever
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Critics
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3 reviews
Members
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5 reviews
 

Offsides Entertainment presents their improvised musical about a group of pirates trying to put on 'A Christmas Carol.'

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'The Greatest Pirate Holiday Spectacularrr!' is a madcap, musical retelling of the holiday classic 'A Christmas Carol' with a pirate twist. However, with only a partial script, these pirates-turned-players must improvise a brand-new holiday adventure based upon audience suggestions. Will five pirates, three ghosts, a bumbling Sea Witch and Charles Dickens himself be able to tell the tale before time runs out?

 

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80
The New York Times

for a previous production "This show combines a parody of piracy and 'A Christmas Carol' with audience-assisted improvisation and a variation on the children’s fill-in-the-blank game Mad Libs. I don’t know how many other pirate holiday spectaculars (excuse me, spectacularrrs) may be vying for greatness, but this has to be the most inspired and funniest...These onstage mateys may not be the Rockettes, but who needs a toe-tapping tin soldier number when you can have a pirate duel with candy canes?" Full Review

80
NY Theatre Guide

for a previous production "Taking the young ones to the theatre during the holidays always seems like a good idea beforehand, but often, you wind up at a show that bores the adults or alternative turns the kids into fussy little fidget machines. That won’t happen at 'The Greatest Pirate Holiday Specatularrr!' It is primarily an exercise in children’s theatre, or maybe theatre appropriate for children, with enough word play and innuendo to keep Mom and Dad amused." Full Review

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The Mama Maven

for a previous production "The jokes in general were more kid-oriented but many parents, such as myself enjoyed them as well, especially some of the references...The show is peppered with really funny and improvised songs that contribute to the lighthearted atmosphere." Full Review

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85
Absorbing, Dizzying, Great acting

See it if Great fun, sets

Don't see it if You don't like to be awed

73
Ambitious, Confusing, Entertaining

See it if Unique concept, fun twist on a pirate comedy-

Don't see it if You don't like quirky shows

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if ADDW

Don't see it if AZCWS

90
For a previous production
Funny, Ambitious, Great acting, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if You like great entertainment with improv that can be fun for the whole family!

Don't see it if Family-Friendly isn't your thing.

74
For a previous production
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Great staging

See it if I didnt watch the show yet

Don't see it if I didnt see it yet