Temple Theaters: Men on Boats

Temple Theaters: Men on Boats

Nov 15, 2019

MEN ON BOATS by Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Rose Freeman
November 15 – 21 2019 (in Repertory, check for specific dates - Matinee 11/16 @ 2 pm)
Randall Theater 1301 W. Norris St. Philadelphia, PA

Four boats. One river. One big big canyon. MEN ON BOATS is a true(ish) history based on the journal of one-armed adventurer Maj. John Wesley Powell and his 1869 expedition to chart the course of the Colorado River.  Backhaus’ script calls for a cast of racially diverse actors who are female-identifying, trans-identifying, genderfluid, and/or non-gender-conforming who bring modern vernacular to 19th century sensibilities, creating a deeply humorous and lacerating critique of the machismo mythology that surrounds adventurous feats in history.


Tickets: $25 General Admission, $20 Seniors/Students/Alums/TU Employees, $10 Temple Students
Purchase Tickets Online -- or contact the box office at Theater@temple.edu or 215-204-1122

ACCESS Cardholders can use their card at Temple Theaters for $2 tickets, thanks to ACCESS Philly, a city-wide initiative led by Art-Reach. You can find out more here

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