February, 1979
PREMIERE: Presented by Joseph Papp, the NYSF in Association with Christophe De Menil at The Performing Garage
Directed by Joanne Akalaitis

Text by JoAnne Akalaitis, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Capt. Robert Scott

Settings by Ms. Akalaitis & Power Boothe

Costumes by Sally Thomas & Rebecca Christensen

Lighting by Craig Miller

Stage Manager Rocky Greenberg


David Warrilow

Ellen McElduff


Village Voice OBIE – Special Citation to JoAnne Akalaitis, Ellen McElduff & David Warrilow


“There is an ingenuous, first-time quality , a feeling of discovery to much of this theatrical journey.”
– Mel Gussow, NY Times