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"Shipwrecked! An Entertainment"
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attended Apr 27 2011

I went to opening night of this play and thought the idea was great but found that I was not believing the story. Maybe this is the point as the actor is telling a farce, but I thought the extras, set and flow of the play made the show. It is...

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Watch a Youtube clip from a production of Shipwrecked! at the Actors Theatre of Louisville.


Shipwrecked!__ is based on the tales of Louis de Rougemont, a hoaxer who spellbound 19th-century readers with his adventures as a castaway in the South Pacific—until it was revealed that his accounts of buried treasure, a giant killer octopus and cannibals were likely, in fact, fictional. In the book’s afterword, Margulies wrote that with **Shipwrecked!** __he wanted to create “a play that would make no attempt to replicate onstage what television and movies do but would instead celebrate the uniqueness of theater.”

Margulies strips away the trappings of spectacle—using minimal scenery, three players and the simple sound effects they create—to, as Margulies said, “get back to what theater does best: enlighten, amuse, transport, make you forget, or force you to remember.”

About the Ticket Supplier: ArtsWest

The mission of ArtsWest is to produce artistic events so compelling that they require conversation, improve the imagination, and promote cultural vibrancy as a core value for the communities of West Seattle.