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The Dread Pirate Sadie

The Dread Pirate Sadie

by Steven Stack

Sadie wishes to leave her life on the high seas to pursue her true passion: theatre. But there’s a problem. She’s not just Sadie; she’s The Dread Pirate Sadie, the most feared pirate in all the land. And there’s another problem. She’s a horrible pirate.

Not only that, Sadie’s lost her boyfriend, her last play was attended by approximately no one, and Blacklegs, the world’s second-most-feared pirate, is after her.

Will Sadie ever open that little theatre in the woods? Or will she find herself at the wrong end of Blacklegs’ sword?

Yes, girls can be pirates too. Your cast will love this comedic swashbuckling adventure.


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Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

About 60 minutes
Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks
12 Characters
1 M | 10 F | 1 Any Gender
Simple set
61 pages
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Praise for The Dread Pirate Sadie

Charles Payant / Amber Guldan
School District of Auburndale
This play was a great play for the spring season.

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