National Library Week Pre-Event! Wild Swan Navigates "Shipwreck Alley" In Their Newest, Original Play
Thursday April 5, 2012: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Go behind the scenes as playwright Jeff Duncan, director Hilary Cohen, and Wild Swan actors discuss the making of Shipwrecked! - the newest play by Ann Arbor's award-winning Wild Swan Theater. Discover the process and the people behind this exciting play about Michigan's maritime heritage and greatest natural resource -the Great Lakes!
Shipwrecked! is the story of an 1893 Detroit family who set sail on Lake Huron through Shipwreck Alley with a load of Christmas trees from the Upper Peninsula only to be battered by one of the fierce November storms that have imperiled thousands of ships on the Great Lakes.
Wild Swan will also present a special showing of Shipwrecked! for youth (grades 3 and up), teens and adults, on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 pm at the Downtown Library.