Based on Jules Verne’s landmark works of science fiction, this adaptation by David Kersnar and Althos Low reveals the true history of Professor Morgan Aronnax’s adventures as a prisoner of Captain Nemo, master of the submersible war machine, Nautilus.

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Folsom Lake College’s Falcon’s Eye Theatre brings a classic to the stage next week with its fall production of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas next week and tickets are currently on sale. The local production will take to the stage starting Friday, Nov. 3 and will run through Sunday, Nov. 19 on Stage Two of Harris Center for the arts.

 The play chronicles the interwoven histories of Aronnax and Nemo—their clashes of will confronting monsters without and within as they voyage beneath the world’s oceans to the unclaimed tundra of the South Pole. Join us for this action-packed nautical adventure.

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Tickets are available for purchase on the Harris Center website. Prices per ticket are $16 for Students with ID, $27 for Seniors 65+, and $29 for general admission. Note: There is a Student Ticket Discount Night on Thursday, November 16 where all student tickets are $9. The production is recommended for audiences 8 and older. 

Cast & Production Team

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Director: David Harris
Choreographers: Drew Sutherland and Afton Sutherland
Composer: JD Rudometkin
Scenic and Projection Designer: Ian Wallace
Lighting Designer: Stephen Jones
Costume Designer: Bella McLaughlin
Sound Designer: River Bolton
Props Designer: Bill Mai
Stage Manager: Gina Hill
Technical Director: Cameron Hoyt

Cast: Lucinda Briggs, Josh Chavez, Jay Collin-Patrick, Ken Corwin, Johanna Crystal, Hope Demmers, Conner Dick, Keira Foster, Catherine Gray, Jackson Harville, Tristan Hill, Meghan Kanotz, Rich Kirlin, Cassidy Kroeger, Tom Loeprich, Isaiah Mendiola, Owen Rion, Jon Sampson, Connie Steinman, Cedar Swagerty, Jordan Tompkins, Brennan Villados, and Will Weissenberg.

Performance days and times of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas are as follows:

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Friday, November 3 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 pm

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Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 pm

Friday, November 10 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 pm

Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 pm [Special Student Ticket Discount Night]

Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 pm

Sunday, November 19 at 2:00 pm

Falcon’s Eye Theatre is the production arm of the Department of Theatre and Cinema at Folsom Lake College. Falcon’s Eye produced its first season of plays in 2007 and has been offering multiple productions each year ever since. The company is known for creating provocative theatre that looks into what it means to be alive and how we manage to live together. 

Its mission is to provide the community with insightful theatre that reveals new perspectives through fascinating storytelling that challenges audiences’ expectations. Students and community members are encouraged to audition for the productions and serve as on-stage or technical talent.