The Pirate Queen: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Pirate Queen tells the true story of Grace O’Malley, a 16th century Irish chieftain and pirate queen. Set against the backdrop of Ireland’s struggle for independence, Grace learns to navigate love, loyalty, and the challenges of being a female leader in a male-dominated world. The Pirate Queen is a sweeping epic that celebrates the indomitable spirit of a legendary Irish heroine.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Adventure

Setting: 1500s / England, Ireland, At Sea

Creative Team

Music/Book: Claude-Michel Schönberg

Lyrics: John Dempsey

Lyrics/Book: Alain Boublil, Richard Maltby, Jr.

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2007)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Based on a Book, Biographical, Female Lead, PiratesRoyaltySung-Through, True Story, War

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