Ghost River Theatre, in association with Alberta Theatre Projects, presents a new signature work:
The Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst
by David van Belle and Eric Rose
February 24-March 14, 2015
at Alberta Theatre Projects' Martha Cohen Theatre, Calgary
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A visually stunning multimedia journey into deep waters.
In 1969, British amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst seemed poised to win a solo, round-the-world sailing race. Suddenly, he went radio silent. Weeks later Crowhurst’s boat was found, hundreds of miles off course and with no sign of its captain. Only his logbooks remained to tell the tale of one man’s desire to win at any cost. From the award-winning company that created The Highest Step in the World comes this dazzling and imaginative new play about the art of deception.
How far would you go to win?
Ghost River Theatre is creating this bold new show using a devised theatre methodology. This time we're exploring live video projection as a means of storytelling.
David van Belle and Eric Rose, playwrights
Eric Rose, director
Vicki Stroich, dramaturg
Braden Griffiths as Donald Crowhurst
Vanessa Sabourin as Clare Crowhurst
David van Belle as Rodney Hallworth
Geoffrey Ewert as Documentarian #1
Matthew McKinney as Documentarian #2
Patrick du Wors, set and costume design
Kerem Cetinel, lighting design
Matthew Waddell, sound design and video technologist
Wladimir A. Woyno, video design
Jennifer Swan, stage management
Mandy Clarke Dale, Managing Director, Ghost River Theatre
The Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst is being presented by Alberta Theatre Projects as part of their 2014-2015 season.