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Shipwrecked! An Entertainment

The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont

Dates: Postponed to Season 51

Inspired by the true story of the unlikely hero, bombastic adventurer Louis de Rougemont, Shipwrecked! is a fun-filled production with a wealth of fantastic characters. Louis reenacts his amazing tales for the audience as they come to life onstage through the magic of the theater. Lauded as “a ripping good yarn” by Variety, this show is an adventure tale with a twist that appeals to all ages.

Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont

An Adventure Tale For All Ages by Donald Margulies

Director: TBA




"Shipwrecked! is written and performed with an appealing wide-eyed enthusiastic innocence..."

Broadway World

"Shipwrecked!..." is a fine example of how an audience can be given more than it can handle and still come out feeling all right."

The Edge

"A fantastic and amazing story!"

Around The Town Chicago

Donald Margulies (Playwright) won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Dinner with Friends and was a finalist twice before for Sight Unseen and Collected Stories.  His many other plays, which include Long LostThe Country House, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment, Brooklyn Boy, the Tony Award-nominated Time Stands Still and the Obie Award-winning The Model Apartment, have been produced on and off-Broadway and in theaters across the United States and around the world. Mr. Margulies has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.   He was the recipient of the 2000 Sidney Kingsley Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre by a playwright.  In 2005 he was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters with an Award in Literature and by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture with its Award in Literary Arts.  In 2019, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was the 2014 recipient of the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theatre Award for an American Playwright in Mid-Career and the 2015 William Inge Award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater. He has developed numerous screenplays, teleplays and pilots for HBO, Showtime, NBC, CBS, Warner Bros., TriStar, Universal, Paramount, and MGM. The film of his screenplay, The End of the Tour, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, was nominated for the Film Independent Spirit Award and the UCLA Scripter Award for Best Screenplay.  He is an adjunct professor of English and Theater Studies at Yale University.

Thanks to our 2022/2023 Sponsors!

Hewlett Foundation

Clay Foundation – West

Carney Foundation

Community Foundation/Sonoma County

Lew & Janet Baer

Elaine & Chris Stevick

Gene & Elizabeth Wright

Don Duffala & Sandy Smethurst

Bergin Family Foundation

Petaluma Community Guild

Rich & Diane Zimmerman

Kim & Clyde Schultz, DDS

Exchange Bank

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