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Two Years Before the Mast

Veteran stage actor Jeffrey Paul Whitman performs a theatrical version of Richard Henry Dana’s early account of 19th century life at sea.

When: Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, 4 p.m.

Where: S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy., #190, Santa Barbara

Cost: $10 - $15

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Theater

Description:

Learn more about what life would have been like aboard a tall ship through a theater performance based on Richard Henry Dana’s amazing account of life at sea, Two Years Before the Mast. In this amazing theater performance veteran actor Jeffrey Paul Whitman brings the book to life for two performances, giving people a rare chance to catch a glimpse of 19th Century life at sea. Published in 1840, Two Years Before the Mast details author Richard Henry Dana’s experiences as a merchant seaman on a ship that stored and transported cured leather hides along the California coast (then still part of Mexico).

Cost: $10 (members), $15 (non-members). For tickets, call (805) 962-8404, x115.

Phone: 805-962-8404

Event posted Sept. 27, 2011
Last updated Sept. 27, 2011

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