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Performed: 18-19 April 2019; "How I Became A Pirate" is a musical with music and lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman based on the children's book by Melinda Long and David Shannon. The director was Jessika Holmes, stage manager was Ashlee Cheyenne Oliver, vocal by Sam Eddy, choreography by Chloe Barnes and Abbie Beatty, dramaturg was Rebecca Weaver, scenic designer was Brandon Clark, costume designer was Kelby King, head graphic designer was Meghan Lee, marketing by Chloe Barnes, producer and costume shop supervisor was Randy Blades, scene shop supervisor was Libby Hays. This item is contained within the Theatre & Film Production Archive.


This performance was held in the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center Theatre.


  • Ashley Fadely -- Jeremy Jacob
  • Christian Watts -- Braid Beard
  • Kendrick Golson -- Swill the Pirate
  • Kevin Jannot -- Sharkbait the Pirate
  • Abbie Beatty -- Pirate Pierre
  • Ansley Gayton -- Max the Pirate
  • Dylan Curvin -- Pirate Semour Braunschwagger
  • Rebecca Deanna Blancher -- Pirate Scurvy Dog


The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.


Jacksonville State University -- History, College and school drama, Theater programs, Musicals


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