Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea streaming on Broadway on Demand SATURDAY JULY 11!

Posted on: Monday, July 6, 2020

The Kidoons production of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea will be playing for free, only on SAT. JULY 11, on Broadway On Demand! Thanks to Canadian Actors' Equity Association and the ACTRA COVID-19 Response Initiative for the opportunity to show this Canadian hit, co-created by Rick Miller and Craig Francis, and directed by Miller.

Streaming starts Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 am ET.
The film will remain online for the day.

A Broadway On Demand account, and the video, are free.

Watch it Saturday

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea is the stage adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, and was filmed at McIntyre Hall in Mount Vernon, Washington. The play held its World Premiere at the PANAMANIA Festival for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, before a run at the Grand Theatre in London. Reworked for young audiences, it was a hit Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theater in New York City, and has toured to 8 States and provinces including runs at Persephone Theatre in Saskatoon, Manitoba Theatre for Young People, and Cleveland's Playhouse Square.
“MAGICAL! A frisky adaptation of the Jules Verne sci-fi saga… The acting is never less than zesty and the use of projections is sometimes jaw-dropping!” (The New York Times).
“The special effects are so compelling... you can't take your eyes off the stage!” (Toronto Star)

Plunge into a multisensory adventure, with unforgettable characters, eye-popping projections, and a resonant message about protecting our oceans. Families & educators: the Broadway On Demand page also features Kidoons digital shorts based around the play, with real scientists speaking to issues facing today's oceans.

Kidoons and WYRD Productions in association with The 20K Collective present
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea
By Craig Francis and Rick Miller
Directed By Rick Miller
Adapted from the novel by Jules Verne

Serafín Falcón – Captain Nemo
Brendan McMahon – Jules
Katie Melby – Professor Aronnax

Creative Team
Craig Francis – co-creator, stage manager
Rick Miller – co-creator, director
Deco Dawson – projection designer
Itai Erdal – lighting designer
Irina Litvinenko – multimedia sequences
Richard Feren – sound designer, composer
Shawn Kettner – puppet co-designer
Marcus Jamin – puppet co-designer
Rick Miller, Craig Francis – original song lyrics
Gabriel Cropley – production manager / technical director
Guifré Bantjes-Ràfols – assistant technical director
Jeff Lord – executive producer

Thanks to The Canada Council For The Arts, The Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, Canadian Actors' Equity Association, and ACTRA.

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