The Gordon Center Presents the Story Pirates Greatest Hits Show - Sunday, October 12, 2014, 3:00 PM

Pack up the family and head over to the campus of the Rosenbloom JCC in Owings Mills to see the Story Pirates perform this series of lively variety shows based on stories written by children.

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'Hooray for Hollywood!' is one of the many themed skits that Story Pirates perform.

'Story Pirates will put smiles on the faces of kids and parents, and show children how cool it is to see another child’s story come to life on stage.' - Randi Benesch, Gordon Center Managing Director.

Owings Mills, MD (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

Why would someone want to do what a dog does? For the answer to this silly question families will need to see the Story Pirates Greatest Hits Show at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $10 in advance/$12 at the door and are available online at gordoncenter.com

Everything the Story Pirates http://storypirates.org/ perform comes from the minds of kids. This clever team of actors and improv comedians will present eight to ten brief sketches based on material written by children from all around the country. Watch as they transform these original stories and ideas into wild, hilarious shows that include live music with hysterical songs featuring colorful sets and props. Sketches range from a night at the rodeo to show-and-tell with a kid's favorite pet monster. Capping off the performance is a new story, improvised on the spot based on ideas from kids in the audience. The show appeals to families with children ages 5 through 11, though Jeremy Basescu, Associate Producing Director, notes “We often have three-year-olds at our show…and they flock to it.”

Founded in 2003 by ten Northwestern University graduates including actress and comedian Kristen Schaal, The Story Pirates is endorsed by Jon Stewart, who calls the group “crazy entertaining.” Conan O’Brien appeared in a Story Pirates show called “Charlie has a Special Wish,” written by a third grader from Los Angeles and said “This is the best writing I’ve worked with in a long time.” The Story Pirates reach kids all over the world through their free podcast, available on iTunes, and show on Sirius XM Radio.

“Story Pirates will put smiles on the faces of kids and parents, and show children how cool it is to see another child’s story come to life on stage." says Randi Benesch, Gordon Center Managing Director. "Parents, this show will provide the perfect moment to hand your children notebooks to write their own stories!”

The Peggy and Yale Gordon Center for Performing Arts is Baltimore County’s premiere arts destination. The Gordon Center offers an eclectic variety of professional entertainment in music, theater, dance, family programming and film. You will experience world-class acoustics in an intimate, state-of-the-art venue. Free parking in well-lit spaces, handicap accessible, and equipped with a special RF system for the hearing impaired, the Gordon Center can be enjoyed by all.