A Delicate Ship

By Anna Ziegler

Thompson Shelterhouse | March 22 - April 20, 2014

A haunting love triangle triggers an unexpected chain of events in this poetic world premiere play. In the early stages of a new relationship, Sarah and Sam are lovers happily discovering each other. Sarah and Nate know everything about each other, best of friends since childhood and maybe something more. But when Nate shows up unannounced on Sarah's doorstep, she's left questioning what and who she wants in this humorous and heartbreaking look at love, memory and the decisions that alter the course of our lives.

Advisory: A Delicate Ship is appropriate for adult and older teenage audiences. There is adult language and mature content. Please contact the Box Office if you have questions or require additional information.

Running Time: The show runs approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.



Production Sponsor

Additional Support

Leon Meyer

The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

Season Sponsor & Design Sponsor

Season Sponsor of New Work

The Lois and Richard Rosenthal Foundation

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Navigating the Storms of Life

Prologue, March 2014

One-on-one human relationships often embark upon a complex sea of expectations, negotiations and circumstances that constantly churn and flow. In Anna Ziegler’s new play A Delicate Ship that tenuous voyage is rocked by a third party who stirs the waters even further.

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An Interview with Playwright Anna Ziegler

A Delicate Ship Program, March 2014

Anna Ziegler provides insight for the inspiration behind her world premiere play A Delicate Ship.

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Director's Perspective: An Interview with Michael Evan Haney

Prologue, March 2014

Director Michael Evan Haney talks about the excitement of directing world premieres like A Delicate Ship.

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Premiering Female Playwrights

Prologue, March 2014

Anna Ziegler’s A Delicate Ship is the ninth mainstage world premiere by a female playwright that the Playhouse has produced in the 21st century.

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Preview Performances

March 22, 2014, at 8 p.m.; March 23, 2014, at 7 p.m.; March 25, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; March 26, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Be among the first to see the show before opening night and save! Preview performance tickets are discounted and begin at just $30. Not valid with other discounts.

Opening Night

March 27, 2014, at 8 p.m.

Share the excitement of Thursday opening nights with a lively post-show cast party with complimentary hors d'oeuvres.

Meet the Artists

March 30, 2014, at 2 p.m.; April 6, 2014, at 2 p.m.; April 9, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; April 17, 2014, at 8 p.m.

Join in stimulating discussions with cast and crew following the performances.

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