Ten intrepid pioneers plunge into uncharted waters in a dramatic tale that’s both heroic and comic. Men On Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, performed at the Son of Semele Theater from July 6 - 28, 2019.
Jaclyn Backhaus’ acclaimed play reenacts the legendary 1869 Powell Expedition to map the Colorado River– but with a twist. The rugged white men are all played by a diverse cast of female and non-binary actors. The ironic, often comic result explores both the West’s mighty river and the imagined new world as created by our legends. The result triggers the question, “Who and what has our ‘America’ left out?”
WHAT: Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, produced by Son of Semele Ensemble
WHERE: Son of Semele Theater, 3301 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 90004. There is limited street parking in the surrounding neighborhood. Patrons presenting a taxi, Lyft or Uber receipt receive a complimentary beverage.
WHEN: July 6 – 28, 2019 performances Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm, Sundays @ 5pm and Tuesdays @ 7pm
TICKETS: $25 general admission, $20 for patrons 25 years old and under. Limited pay-what-you-can tickets are available for performances through July 14 (suggested $10 minimum donation). Tickets may be purchased online at sonofsemele.org the Son of Semele Box office opens 30 minutes prior to each performance.
Presenter / Producer: Son of Semele
Theater > Theatrical Comedy
Event Phone: 213-351-3507
Son of Semele
3301 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90004
LA - Central / Downtown
Performance Dates: 7/5/2019 - 7/28/2019
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sundays @ 5pm
Tuesdays @ 7pm
$25 general admission, $20 for patrons 25 years old and under.
Limited pay-what-you-can tickets are available for performances through July 14 (suggested $10 minimum donation).
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