Rave reviews for 20Kshow world premiere!
"OUTSTANDING! An entertaining two acts of multimedia magic! If you want an adventure on the high seas with all the high tech trimmings, then take the family to Miller’s version of the Jules Verne Classic." (Scene Changes)
"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea takes audiences to a trippy underwater wonderland! The special effects are so compelling you can't take your eyes off the stage." (Toronto Star)
"STUNNING! Some of the most adept and innovative stagecraft I have ever seen! A sumptuous experience for the senses!" (Mooney on Theatre)
"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is extraordinary... a fantastical fusion of low-tech puppetry and high-tech projections... Panamania, is off to a gold medal start... Don't let this ship sail without climbing aboard." (Drew Rowsome theatre blog)
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KDOONS/WYRD Productions' new show Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea runs to July 15th, part of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games arts and culture festival, PANAMANIA presented by CIBC. Limited seating, so book your tickets now!
Board the Nautilus and meet the mysterious Captain Nemo in this modern adaption by Rick Miller and Craig Francis of the classic Jules Verne undersea adventure. Experience a dazzling multimedia production, for all ages, that connects the wonder of the Victorian era with today’s scientific and water related issues.
Dora and Gemini award-winning Miller co-stars and directs an A-list of Canadian actors and designers in an immersive and interactive theatrical experience that explores the nature of power… and the power of nature.
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea
Created by: Craig Francis and Rick Miller
Directed by: Rick Miller
Featuring: Rick Miller, Mary-Lee Picknell, Marco Poulin, Andrew Shaver
DECO DAWSON: Projection designer
ITAI ERDAL: Lighting Designer
RICHARD FEREN: Composer & Sound Designer
YANNIK LARIVEE: Set/Costume/Props Designer
CRYSTAL SALVERDA: Stage Manager
PETER EATON: Production Manager
ANDRAEA SARTISON: Assistant Director
SHAWN KETTNER: Puppet Designer
MARCUS JAMIN: Puppet Designer
HANNA PULEY: Additional Props Designer
LENNY SOLOMON: Composer
IRINA LITVINENKO: Multimedia Project Manager
GUIFRE BANTJES-RAFOLS: Apprentice SM
photos by Itai Erdal, www.itaierdal.com
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea was developed in association with The 20K Collective and was commissioned for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games arts and culture festival, PANAMANIA presented by CIBC.