Bonny & Read

Author(s): Claire Novello and Frederick Appleby
Company: Novanda Productions
Running time: 2h 00min approx

Bonny & Read

Based on the trials of Captain Rackham and his pirate crew in Jamaica in 1720, history meets myth in this real-life story of the cross-dressing women pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read and their fateful encounter with the infamous Jack Rackham, also known as Calico Jack.

Bonny & Read depicts the circumstances that led these two women to disguise themselves as men, go out to sea and join the notoriously male-dominated world of piracy.

Bonny & Read is a new musical play by Claire Novello, with music composed by Frederick Appleby, directed by award-winning director Kenneth Michaels.