Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage is a swashbuckling adventure that turns the patriarchal "hero’s journey" on its head! Join Sarah and her runaway bridal party as they outsmart lecherous pirates, slay sea monsters, and battle fearsome foes. Can her unconventional crew find the strength in themselves, and each other, to keep their ship afloat? Inspired by Rabbi Nachman’s "The Emperor and the King," Homer’s...
Maiden Voyage is a swashbuckling adventure that turns the patriarchal "hero’s journey" on its head! Join Sarah and her runaway bridal party as they outsmart lecherous pirates, slay sea monsters, and battle fearsome foes. Can her unconventional crew find the strength in themselves, and each other, to keep their ship afloat? Inspired by Rabbi Nachman’s "The Emperor and the King," Homer’s Odyssey, and other tales of the sea. Developed in partnership with Collective Unconscious Performance, Artistic Director David Hanzal, and Associate Artistic Director Sofia Lindgren Galloway.
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Maiden Voyage

Character Information

  • Actor 1
    JUDITH – First mate, adventurous, enthusiastic
    CAPTAIN COD – a flamboyant pirate
    ANGLERFISH 1
    DENNIS – a goon
  • Actor 2
    DEB - practical, capable, comfortable behind the scenes. Plus sized.
    WEEVIL – a sneaky pirate
    PROFESSOR – an out of touch, arrogant academic
    ANGLERFISH 2
  • Actor 3
    MIRANDA – a true princess, eternal optimist
    JOHNNY TWO LEGS – a probably cannibal pirate
    ANGLERFISH 3
  • Actor 4
    ASH – a careful observer, kind and cautious.
    SEARS – a haughty merchant
    ANGLERFISH 4
  • Actor 5
    CATE – a bit spoiled and a bit over it.
    ROEBUCK – the merchant's meek assistant
    ANGLERFISH 5
  • Actor 6
    SARAH – our hero. Smart but reckless

Development History

  • Commission
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    Collective Unconscious Performance
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    2019