Not that the pirate fad seems to be slowing down any time soonDisney confirms its planning to release two more Pirates of the Caribbean movies after next months fourth installmentbut fans of the franchise need to know where it all started: Robert Louis Stevensons Treasure Island. Published as a book in 1883, Treasure Island had it all: maps, chests of gold, murder, adventure. One-legged pirates with parrots on their shoulders? Yep, that was Stevenson. This holiday weekend, skip the egg hunt and head down to Laguna Beach, where the Playhouses Youth Theatre puts on a performance of this swashbuckling classic.
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