AND THE SHIP SAILED ON
 

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Performed by NOLA RAE and SALLY OWEN

Directed by CARLOS TRAFIC

Designed by MATTHEW RIDOUT Music by PETER WEST

Eighty-five minutes of non-stop story telling without a word being uttered? Sheer theatrical magic! Evening Herald

Women aren't funny. This is something claimed by critics who obviously have never seen Nola Rae and Sally Owen. . Baseler Zeitung

-at times irrisistibly funny performance. The dream sequences are filled with an extraordinary beauty. Nieuws u.d.Dag

This woman-duo is rich with emotion, strong and simply ravishing - An immeasurably enchanting piece of mime/theatre. . Badische Zeitung

 

Those who are brave enough to pack their bags and sail into the unknown, will find a passenger from whom they cannot escape. The Past will not be left at the quayside. It has climbed aboard and is stowing away.

An ocean liner steams toward the horizon. In a forgotten cabin, two women discover the true meaning of space invasion. Both have things to hide ...and no place to hide them. Both want to start shiny new lives. Both are wondering if they will ever survive the journey.

Nola Rae, playing Daphne Bunion from Scotland, and contemporary dancer Sally Owen, representing the Mediterranean as Maria Verucca, combine to present a comic drama where the struggle for possession of territory in a steamy, rusting cabin is every bit as murderous as battles between cultures and tribes on land. Without a word, but through character play, object manipulation, tangos, highland flings, flying salamis and finally flying knives, an eternal story is told. The past is likely to spoil the future and the future is forever hamstrung by the past.