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The Yellow Boat

Written by David Saar
Directed by Cassi Daley (

Thursday, September 5th - 9:00-11:00pm
Friday, September 6th- 5:30-9:00pm
CALLBACKS: Saturday, September 7th- 4:30-9:00pm

Bacchus Theater
Thursday, October 17th — 7:00 PM 
Friday, October 18th
 — 7:00 PM 
Saturday, October 19th — 7:00 PM

Tickets at the door

Find Audition monologues HERE!


The Yellow Boat is a play written by David Saar and based on the true story of his son Benjamin, who was born with hemophilia and died from AIDS-related complications in 1987 at the age of 8. The play is a tribute to Benjamin and all children and explores themes such as death, dying, AIDS, and the power of art and imagination to transform lives. It's told through the eyes of Benjamin and follows his short but creative life, including the joys and sorrows of a normal childhood, as well as the challenges his family faced with hemophilia and HIV. The play also shows how Benjamin's imagination helped him transform his physical and emotional pain into colorful drawings and paintings that inspired those around him.

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Production Staff
Cast: TBA

Director: Cassi Daley 

Production Manager:  Andrew Heim

Stage Manager: Maerin AlbErici & Lauren Fogle

Assistant Stage Manager:  Nim Wilcock

Technical Director: Charlotte Walder & Crimson Ervin 

Set Designer: Ryan Van Hilst

Assistant Set Designer: Chase O’Neal 

Build Team: Open!

Publicity: Amy Deo 

Property Manager: Erin Muñoz

Lighting Designer:  Ben Jordan

Light Team: Open!

Sound Designer: Olivia Leoniak, Sam Worst

Sound Team: Open!

Stunt Coordinator: Open!

Costume Designer:  Caroline Egan, Carley Sanders

Hair Designer: Nicole Cozzolino

Makeup Designer: Tori Kimball

House Designer:  Olivia Disant 

Run Crew: Open!

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