Cutlass Crew 2020 Ticket Sales

CUTLASS CREW Performances have been POSTPONED till further notice
We will be refunding tickets purchased to date


Music by Stuart Hancock
Libretto by Donald Sturrock

Directed by David Bass and Kathy Lindsay
Choreography by Rachel Zimmerman


Based on the historical figure, Lady Mary Killigrew, The Cutlass Crew
tells of the adventures of this English aristocrat-turned-pirate who, with her
servants-turned-crew, menaced the high seas in the time of Queen Elizabeth I.
As always, our performances will be inter-generational, and (mostly!) in English with side titles.


Saturday, March 28 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, March 29 at 1:00pm and 5:00pm
Saturday, April 4 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, April 5 at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

Performances at the Peabody School  (Directions, map, parking)
70 Rindge Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140

Download a publicity flyer HERE

Advertise in our program booklet!
Download an ad form HERE
or purchase a Star Note HERE
($10 for a 160-character paean to your favorite cast member!)


This work was commissioned by the W11 Opera for Young People and was first performed in December 2017.
Our production has some additional new music and scenes.

Check out these snippets to get a sense of the fun music in this show, ranging from Elizabethan style to sea shanty!
     Grace O'Malley, Pirate Queen - the Players tell the story of the first lady pirate (2:49)
     The Last Unicorn - Sir Digory Piper serenades Queen Elizabeth (3:26)
     Lady Mary's Defense - our heroine explains why she turned to a life of piracy (1:37)