Audience age level: PK through
Length of performance: ~45 minutes
Limited Availability: February 1 – May
Yo ho … yo ho
… it’s a pirate’s life for me! It’s time to set
sail upon the high seas. Kids love pirates and
Skullduggery is the ultimate pirate reading event.
What better way to celebrate Children’s Read Month?
Mirth, merriment and mayhem will ensue as the kids experience the life and times of storybook
pirates. Set sail with silliness as Captain Robert takes the kids on a great adventure in search of
Filled with piratical prestidigitation Skullduggery will have the kids spellbound as Captain
Robert plucks a never
ending flow of “pieces of eight” from one of the audience member’s ears, nose and mouth. The FUN
doesn’t stop there as Harry the dove appears from the same kid’s ear! Yo-ho-ho and a Barrel of FUN!
again that every great adventure starts from within the pages of a great book Captain Robert and
First Mate Lynn-Marie have culled a treasure trove of great magic from the pages of 8 wonderful
books – books like: “Pirates Don’t Change Diapers”, How to Train Your Dragon Series Volume 2
“How to Be a Pirate”, “Treasure Island”, “Peter Pan” and FOUR other classical/topical
books. Books are selected based upon a graduated
scale for kindergarten through fifth grade.
“Skullduggery” is a fully themed show featuring a colorful backdrop, special costumes,
interactive theatre (with lots of audience participation), story-telling, comedy, and magic
aimed at helping kids discover the rewards found within the pages of a book. After all, inspiring books deserve an inspiring
Like all of
our themed reading shows “Skullduggery” focuses on books and literacy. Librarians love our shows because we pack a powerful message
that motivates kids to read. Kids love our shows
because they are just plain FUN!