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Shipwreck Credits


This production of SHIPWRECK is a co-production between The Public Theater and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

SHIPWRECK was developed and had its US Premiere in February 2020 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC (Maria Manuela Goyanes, Artistic Director and Emika Abe, Managing Director). First produced and performed at the Almeida Theatre on February 19, 2017

Audio Version and Original Stage Play by Anne Washburn
Directed and freely adapted by Saheem Ali
Music composed and performed by The Bengsons
Sound Design by Palmer Hefferan
Audio Engineering by UltraViolet Audio; Matt Boynton Owner and Chief Engineer; Lead Audio Engineer ANIA GRZESIK
Assistant Audio Engineer Beth Lake
Dramaturg Sarah Lunnie
Creative Content Producer Iyvon Edebiri
Assistant Director and Script Supervisor Raz Golden 
Production Stage Manager Janelle Caso
Assistant Stage Manager Luisa Sánchez Colón 

Our Cast

Mia Barron as Mare 
Brooke Bloom as Allie
Phillip James Brannon as George W. Bush 
Bill Camp as Donald J. Trump 
Rob Campbell as Jim
Raúl Esparza as Luis 
Jenny Jules as Donald J. Trump’s Secretary 
Sue Jean Kim as Jools 
Bruce McKenzie as Lawrence 
Joe Morton as James Comey 
Jeremy Shamos as Andrew 
Richard Topol as Richard

Additional Voiceover from Michael Braun

Additional Commentary and Analysis From

Saheem Ali
Kwame Anthony Appiah 
Will Arbery
Mia Barron
Iyvon Edeberi
Raúl Esparza
Oskar Eustis
Rupert Goold
Maria Manuela Goyanes
Jeanie O' Hare
Palmer Hefferan
Sue Jean Kim
Sarah Lunnie
John McWhorter
Joe Morton
and Anne Washburn


The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public Theater's year-round activities.

Lead support for The Public's Digital Programming provided by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, Open Society Foundation, and the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Additional support provided by the Harold & Mimi Steinberg New Play Development Fund, The Shubert Foundation, The Tow Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and the David Rockefeller Fund.

Music Credits

"Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48, Th 48: III. Elegia. Larghetto Elegiaco"
By: Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky
Performed By: Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.

"Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550: II. Andante"
By: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed By: Hungarian Chamber Orchestra, Vilmos Tatrai
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.

"Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57: II. Fugue. Adagio"
By: Dmitri Shostakovich
Performed By: Roger Woodward, Alexander String Quartet
Courtesy of Naxos of America, Inc.
Published by G. Schirmer, Inc.
Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Select Part Two Music Courtesy of APM Music www.apmmusic.com