The Last Ship

Location Venue Dates
Los Angeles, CA Ahmanson Theatre 14 January–16 February 2020
San Francisco, CA Golden Gate Theatre 20 February–10 March 2020 *
Washington, D.C. National Theatre 27 March 2020–5 April 2020
St. Paul, MN Ordway Center 8-19 April 2020
Detroit, MI Detroit Opera House 22-26 April 2020

* Performances from 11-22 March 2020 were cancelled and the tour closed due to COVID-19.

  • Runtime: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Intermissions: 1
  • Age Recommendation: 12+

Inspired by Sting’s 1991 album The Soul Cages, The Last Ship tells the story of Gideon, a prodigal son returning home after 17 years at sea to find that the local shipyard his town was built around is closing – and that Meg, the love he left behind, has moved on. Tensions flare and picket lines are drawn as foreman Jackie White (Sting) rallies the workers to take over the shipyard and build one last ship in the face of the gathering storm.