The "unsinkable" Titanic did just that in the middle of the North Atlantic and a show that opens Oct. 23, 2014, in McCrary Theatre tells the tale of those who survived and perished more than a century ago on the maiden voyage of the doomed oceanliner.
Thursday-Saturday, October 23-25 and October 30-November 1
Department of Performing Arts presents Titanic
Story and Book by Peter Stone
Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Directed by Catherine McNeela; Music Direction/Conducting by Richard Church; Choreography by Linda Sabo
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m. each night
Titanic is based on the true story of the great ship’s maiden voyage from departure in Southampton, England, to its sinking in the Atlantic. The show touches on issues such as class, immigration and mankind’s vulnerability in the face of nature.
The story follows actual passengers and crew members aboard the Titanic in 1912.
Admission: $13 or Elon ID. Tickets available October 2 at the Center for the Arts Box Office.