Mission Drift

created by The TEAM in collaboration with
Heather Christian and Sarah Gancher

5 – 28 June

 

The Shed is a temporary venue in front of the NT celebrating new theatre that is original, ambitious and unexpected.
April 2013 – February 2014

Mission Drift poster image

Mission Drift

created by The TEAM in collaboration with Heather Christian and Sarah Gancher

directed by Rachel Chavkin
music by Heather Christian

★★★★
‘What a blast. The company fulfil all their promise in this gorgeous, gaudy musical.’The Guardian

Mission Drift is a pioneering journey across the USA in pursuit of the soul of American capitalism, told through atomic blasts, lizard ballet, and original music that fuses Vegas glitz with Southern blues. Mythic and contemporary stories collide in this new work by award-winning New York ensemble The TEAM.

​Winner of the 2011 Scotsman Fringe First and the Herald Angel Awards.

Performers
Heather Christian
Amber Gray
Brian Hastert
Libby King
Ian Lassiter

Musicians
Jonathan Anderson
Spencer Cohen

 

 

  • War Horse
  • War Horse on Tour - close up of horse's eye, with sketch of horse and rider just below
  • King Lear with Simon Russell-Beale
  • A Taste of Honey with Lesley Sharp and Kate O'Flynn on a terraced street
  • Home by Nadia Fall
  • A Small Family Business. With Nigel Lindsay in a warehouse
  • The Silver Tassie, with a photo of Ronan Raftery in British army uniform
  • Yellow Face
  • One Man Two Guvnors poster with Owain Arthur
  • The Animals and Children Took to the Streets, by 1927
  • The Roof - title treatment on concrete chasm looking up with free-runner leaping across the void
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • 100 Acts of Minor Dissent. Photo of Mark Thomas
  • James I - photo of James McArdle against a stormy sky
  • Ballyturk
  • James II - photo of Andrew Rothney against a stormy sky
  • James III - photo of Jamie Sives against a stormy sky
  • The James Plays
  • Treasure Island. graphic outline of a sailing galleon on a calm sea at night with stars