‘Men on Boats’ Closing Out Howard Drew Season at OCP

Omaha, NE–Men on Boats will open Friday, May 3 at the Omaha Community Playhouse.  The show runs in the Howard Drew Theatre from May 3-26, 2019.  Performances will be Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm.

Synopsis

Adventure, bravery, and humorous absurdity–led by an all-female cast–Men on Boats is the “true-ish” story of ten explorers on four boats charting the course of the Colorado River in 1869.  Guided by a one-armed captain, the outlandish, but loyal, crew encounters various disasters, conflicts, and harrowing adventures along the way.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $30 for adults and $18 for students with prices varying by performance and seating zone.  Tickets may be purchased at OCP Box Office, located at 6915 Cass St, by phone at 402-553-0800 or online at www.omahaplayhouse.com.

Directed By:  Amy Lane

Cast

Teri Fender as John Wesley Powell

Carrie Beth Stickrod as William Dunn

Beth Thompson as John Colton Sumner

Daena Schweiger as Old Shady

Breanna Carodine as Bradley

Esther Aruguete as O.G. Howland/Tsauwiat

Yone Edegbele as Seneca Howland/The Bishop

Katt Walsh as Frank Goodman/Mr. Asa

Robyn Helwig as Hall

Sarah Klocke as Hawkins

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