Men on Boats
Men on Boats
Written by Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Juliette Carrillo
Melissa Tobar, scenic design
Denise Larsson, costume design
Jimmy Balistreri, lighting design
Aerik Harbert, sound design
Nicole Cortese, stage management
March 11 - 19, 2023
Claire Trevor Theatre
seating is on stage
Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. Men on Boats is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River. Cast with women and trans-identifying actors, this exciting contemporary play points out the ironies of “discovery” in our history. Can we heal our past by investigating it through the lens of our present?
Contains strong language and gunshots
Generous support for this production is provided by the Robert and Lorna Cohen Endowment for Excellence in Drama, Theatre Guild, and Claire Trevor Society.
Evenings: 11, 16, 17, 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Matinees: March 12*, 19 at 2:00 p.m.
Evening: March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
* Please join us for a TalkBack with cast & crew, after the 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on Sun., March 12.
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Packages: $15
UCI Students & Children under 17: $12
Current, fulltime UCI Students are eligible for the Student Arts Pass.
UCI Faculty, Alumni, Staff, Emeriti and Retirees may enjoy the FAStER Pass.
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