Men on Boats

by Jaclyn Backhaus

Written by Jaclyn Backhaus and featuring a cast of all female and gender non-conforming actors, Men on Boats tells the true(ish) adventure tale of ten dedicated explorers on a 1869 expedition to chart the Colorado River. Under the guidance of the one-armed Captain Powell, our explorers set their sights on new ground and fight for their lives, determined not to leave anyone behind. Comically self-aware, Men on Boats is an energetic and empowering romp that questions the way we present our shared history.
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February 21 at 8:00pm
February 22 at 8:00pm
February 23 at 8:00pm
February 24 at 2:00pm
February 24 at 8:00pm
@ University Theatre
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Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
DunnAlexa Stanger
PowellRora Brodwin
SumnerTiffany Fomby
BradleyAwa Franklin
Old ShadyPayson Whitwell
HawkinsNurit Chinn
HallSadé Kammen
Goodman/Mr. AsaLaurence Bashford
Seneca/The BishopZulfiqar Mannan
O.G./TsauwiatElka Wade
Production Staff
DirectorSherri Barber
ProducerVig Namasivayam
Stage ManagerSarah Ornellas
Master ElectricianSeamus Joyce-Johnson
Props DesignerChrissy Hart
Sound EngineerDavid Townley
Assistant ProducerMax Himpe
Assistant ProducerMpiira Tabuti
Assistant ProducerAllison Chen
Assistant Stage ManagerMaria Saadi
Assistant Sound DesignerEmil Ernström
Assistant Set DesignerMolly Ono
Assistant Set DesignerClaire Carroll
Assistant Costume DesignerGabi Rivera
Assistant Costume DesignerGrace Cheung

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