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Opens March 30!Photo by Michael Bailey

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment - The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself)

By Donald Margulies

Directed by Marianne Kubick
Ruth Caplin Theatre
March 30 &31, April 1, and April 5-8 at 8pm
April 8 at 2pm

The UVA Department of Drama invites young and old to enjoy the high seas exploits of a Victorian-era adventurer in Donald Margulies’ Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis De Rougemont (As Told By Himself).  This celebration of the art of storytelling, directed by Marianne Kubik, will be presented March 30 & 31, April 1, April 5-8 at 8 p.m.  and April 8 at 2 p.m. in the Ruth Caplin Theatre.  Tickets are $14.00 for adults, $12.00 for UVA faculty, staff and UVA Alumni Association members, and $8.00 for students. They are currently available online at www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu, by calling 434-924-3376, or in-person from noon until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the UVA Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Drama building.  Full-time UVA students may receive one free ticket if reserved at least 24 hours in advance of their desired show date.

Shipwrecked! brings Louis De Rougemont center stage to tell us about the adventures of his youth sailing to exotic islands, meeting native peoples, and dealing with a giant octopus complete to a “soundtrack” created by the actors and original music by UVA Drama lecturer Matthew Marshall. Read more  . . .

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