Margaret Mahy’s Pirate Adventure

Ahoy me’hearties! Margaret Mahy’s Pirate Adventure hits the stage this school holidays !

Margaret Mahy’s rollicking and funny pirate adventure, which makes for a brilliant family outing, hits the stage for the April school holidays.

The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate tells the story of Sam, an ordinary man who wears an ordinary suit and who works in an ordinary office. But his mother is an extraordinary mother – she’s a pirate and yearns to see the sea again.A wonderful and madcap adventure ensues as they travel to the sea, with much audience involvement.

Auckland’s leading children’s theatre company, Tim Bray Theatre Company presents The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate  at the PumpHouse Theatre, Takapuna from Saturday 6th April to Sunday 28th April.

Children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite character from the book!

To book, phone (09) 489-8360 or online at