The play is described as "a funny, provocative, and wildly theatrical tale of a guy who keeps showing up. One never knows where the Pirate may appear. But when evil makes its entrance, Pirate can usually be found."
John Patrick Shanley won the Tony, Pulitzer, and other honors for his play, Doubt. Among his works that have had their premiere at Powerhouse are: Veronica (2008) Romantic Poetry (with Henry Krieger, 2007), Defiance (2005), Doubt (2004), Cellini (1998, 1995), Don't Forget Your Gun (1997), The Fool and Her Fortune (1994), The January Man (1987), I Am Angry (1987), the dreamer examines his pillow (1986), Welcome to the Moon (1986), and Savage in Limbo (1985).
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