THE GOOD SHIP ST. LOUIS
THE GOOD SHIP ST. LOUIS
UPDATE FROM UPSTREAM THEATER:
Due to an incidence of COVID-19 within the creative team of THE GOOD SHIP ST. LOUIS we must postpone our opening to Sunday, November 6th at 7 PM. This decision is in keeping with our strict adherence to the guidelines set by Actors' Equity Association, as well as the CDC.
Patrons who have purchased tickets for any of the prior performances are entitled to a refund: we encourage you to rebook for another date (please see below for times).
Very many people have devoted much time and talent to create this piece, our largest show to date, and we count on your support to help bring it to life: after all, you are the reason we do this.
Thank you for your understanding.
Upstream Theater presents the world premiere of THE GOOD SHIP ST. LOUIS a new play by Philip Boehm with original music by Anthony Barilla.
On May 13, 1939, a ship left Hamburg flying the German Nazi flag and carrying over 900 Jewish refugees. They held landing certificates for Cuba; from there most planned to emigrate to the United States. But when they reached Havana, their documents were declared invalid. Despite increasingly urgent appeals, neither the US nor Canada would admit them, and so the ship was forced to return to Europe, where the refugees were ultimately caught up in the tide of war and occupation. Many perished in the camps.
The ship was the MS St. Louis, and we are taking this voyage as a starting point for a soulful examination of the basic human right to asylum by linking its story to the history of our city with the same name, known for welcoming refugees from the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.
Yet as tens of thousands of civilians flee war and violence, ethnic persecution and economic upheaval from places as far-flung as Syria and Myanmar, Venezuela and Afghanistan, South Sudan and Ukraine--are we not bound to do more in the name of social justice?
|TICKET PRICE||SERVICE CHARGE||TOTAL PER TICKET|
|$35.00 - Adult GA||n/a||$35.00|
|$30.00 - Senior 65+||n/a||$30.00|
|$25.00 - Full Time Student with ID||n/a||$25.00|
|$10.00 - "Bohemian Thursday" Nov. 10 only||n/a||$10.00|
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With your safety in mind, Upstream Theater will continue to closely monitor health and safety guidelines provided by the CDC and local officials. For now we are following the policy of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation, which may be found here:
COVID-19 Mitigation Policies - Kranzberg Arts Foundation. At this point masks are optional and encouraged, and proof of vaccination is no longer required.
Located in the Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis, Missouri, The Marcelle features a state of the art black box theater, professional dance studios, and nonprofit office suites. A "home for the arts", The Marcelle welcomes New Line Theatre, Dance St. Louis & Big Muddy Dance Co., as resident arts organizations, and hosts productions from Kranzberg Arts Foundation residents and independent producers.
Photo: Luke Lindberg