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Story Pirates, the 2022 Webby and iHeart Radio Awards Winner for Best Children’s Podcast announced today the launch of their first ever national tour, Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour. The tour launches on September 20, 2023 in Glenside, Pennsylvania at the Keswick Theatre. The tour includes Story Pirate Eric, from the popular The Story Pirates Podcast, Alex and Andrew from Story PIrates Presents SPTV, and a video appearance by fan favorite DJ Squirm-a-Lot. Story Pirates Live on Stage: The Amazing Adventure will include sketches based on ideas from children in the audience as well as hit songs from the podcast including “Cats Sit on You” and “Fart Out Loud Day.”
In addition to being recognized as one of the best podcasts for children by The New York Times, Vulture, WIRED and Parents, Story Pirates also has published a critically acclaimed book series with Random House, produced award-winning albums featuring artists like Lin-Manuel Miranda, and produces SPTV for public television in markets nationwide to further their pursuit of nurturing and inspiring the big thinkers, dreamers, and creative problem solvers of tomorrow. With over 70 million downloads, the Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into comedy and original songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters and frequent celebrity guests, Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses (kids!) behind the stories. They have an impressive roster of Story Pirates alumni including Emmy and Tony Award nominee Amber Ruffin, Oscar and Tony Award nominee Stephanie Hsu, Emmy nominee Bowen Yang, Matt Rogers, Michelle Wolfe and Kristen Schaal. Past special guests of the podcast include Julie Andrews, Kristen Bell, John Oliver, Dax Shepard, Sara Bareilles, Sasheer Zamata, Cecily Strong, Billy Eichner, Natasha Rothwell, Claire Danes and more.
Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour Get ready for Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventures Tour, featuring fan-favorite songs from the multi-award-winning Story Pirates Podcast and improvised sketch comedy based on ideas from kids in the audience. The Story Pirates believe that all kids are creative geniuses, and they’re ready to prove it with their fast-paced, hilarious and inspiring show for the whole family. Featuring Eric from the Story Pirates Podcast, plus a cast of the funniest Story Pirates actors, singers and comedians around. VIP experiences are available in each city. For more information on Story Pirates: The Amazing Adventure Tour please visit storypirates.com/live.
MORE ABOUT KESWICK THEATRE
The Keswick Theatre first opened its doors on Christmas Night, 1928. Nationally recognized as the most comfortable, acoustically perfect listening room in the entire Philadelphia market, the Keswick was designed by acclaimed architect Horace Trumbauer (who also created the Philadelphia Museum of Art!).
Keswick joined legendary venues like The Chicago Theatre, Beacon Theatre and Fox Theatre in “Pollstar’s Top 50 Theater Venues.” The Keswick became one of the Central Atlantic states’ most active and diversified venues, presenting internationally-acclaimed performers geared to virtually every taste and interest. Keswick Theatre is owned and operated by The Bowery Presents/AEG.