And the Ship Sailed On

Premiére date1993
Produced byLondon Mime Theatre
In collaboration withThe Open Theatre (Det Åpne Teater), Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
AudienceAdults, Youth, Children
ExpressionsPhysical theatre, Puppetry, Comedy, Dance, Dance theatre, Clownery
Running period1993  
Duration85 minutes
WebsiteNola Rae

About And the Ship Sailed On

And the Ship Sailed On with Nola Rae and Sally Owen; directed by Carlos Trafic: An ocean liner steams toward the horizon. In a forgotten cabin, two women discover the true meaning of space invasion. Both have things to hide ...and no place to hide them. Both want to start shiny new lives. Both are wondering if they will ever survive the journey.

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    Press review

    "Women aren't funny. This is something claimed by critics who obviously have never seen Nola Rae and Sally Owen."

    Baseler Zeitung

    "Eighty-five minutes of non-stop story telling without a word being uttered? Sheer theatrical magic!"

    Evening Herald

    More about And the Ship Sailed On

    And the Ship Sailed On by Nola Rae and Sally Owen was performed without words, but through character play, object manipulation, tangos, highland flings, flying salamis and finally flying knives.

    Nola Rae and Sally Owen performed And the Ship Sailed On at at Oslo Nye Teater in 1996 and at The Open Theatre (Det Åpne Teater) in October 2002.

    Source: Nola Rae,, 09.11.2010,