Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave

CARRIED AWAY ON THE CREST OF A WAVE

By David Yee

March 19–April 19, 2020
Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage
A boundary-pushing theatrical journey

Winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, carried away on the crest of a wave weaves together nine evocative stories about the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the deadliest in recorded history. The finely drawn characters illustrate the interconnectedness of our experiences, revealing the resonance of this natural disaster around the world and showing a pathway to hope.

  • Showtimes
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 7:30 PM
    Wednesday 1:30 PM
    & 7:30 PM
    Thursday 7:30 PM
    Friday 8 PM
    Saturday 2 PM & 8 PM
    Sunday 2 PM
  • Special Performances
    Sunday Salon
    Mar 29, 2020 – 2 PM

    Tuesday Talkback
    Apr 7, 2020 – 7:30 PM

    VocalEye Performances
    Apr 12, 2020 – 2 PM
    Apr 17, 2020 – 8 PM
  • Seat map
  • Directions & Parking
    Granville @ 12th, 2750 Granville Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6H 3J3

    Parking Tips
  • Restaurants
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  • Audience advisory
    Theatrical devices such as herbal or electronic cigarettes, water-based fog and haze, and mature content may occur in some productions. Please contact our box office for more information.

Artistic Team

Starring

  1. TBA

Creative Team

  1. Sarah Garton Stanley Director

More

NAC Preview with David Yee

Ahead of the play’s Ottawa production, playwright David Yee talks about his inspirations in this interview with the Ottawa Citizen.

Source: Ottawa Citizen
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What Caused the Boxing Day Tsunami

An explanation of the geology behind the tsunami, which caused a chain reaction of disaster.

Source: TIME
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Ten Years Since the Tsunami

A look back on the 2004 event, a series of then-and-now comparison images, and photos from the ten year anniversary memorials in 2014.

Source: The Atlantic
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November 7, 2019–January 5, 2020
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
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January 23–February 23, 2020
NOISES OFF
The classic play-within-a-play farce
March 19–April 19, 2020
CARRIED AWAY ON THE CREST OF A WAVE
A boundary-pushing theatrical journey


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KINKY BOOTS
A big-hearted modern musical
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