18th-19th Mar 2004
Makedonski Narodni Theatr
“An immensely powerful experience. To say it leaves you feeling all at sea is high praise indeed.” The Times
In 1820, the whaling ship Essex, from the New England island of Nantucket, was shattered and sunk by a huge sperm whale. The crew was left to drift in an open lifeboat in the Pacific for more than 90 days and ended up cannibalising each other to survive. The Watery...