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Men On Boats

By Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Beth Gardiner

In Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s first live streamed performance, ten explorers, four boats and the Grand Canyon take center stage in a subversive re-working of history. Virtual performances will be complete with background set graphics and costuming. Director Beth Gardiner returns from last spring to guide our cast through this engaging, funny, and ironic ride with John Wesley Powell and his crew, commissioned to explore the Colorado River in 1869.  The all-male expedition, by direction of the playwright, has an all-female cast. Catastrophe and hilarity ensue!

Men On Boats is presented by special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, Inc., New York


RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes, no intermission
This production contains adult language and is not suitable for young audiences.


There will be a talkback with members of the cast after the following performances:
Thursday, October 15 7:30pm and Saturday, October 17 2pm

Cast

O.G. Howland/Tsauwiat-   Anaseini Katoa* 

Seneca Howland/Bishop- Margaret Ivey* 

Powell- Alex Campbell

Dunn- Camille Fortin 

Old Shady- Jasmine Smith 

Bradley- Pearl Matteson 

Hawkins- Lily Ling 

Hall- April Lichtman 

Mr. Asa/Goodman- Graceann Brooks 

Sumner-  Emma Joy Hill 

*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association