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Mike Daisey to Launch National Tour of Last Cargo Cult

Mike Daisey
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Monologist Mike Daisey will begin a North American tour of his solo show, The Last Cargo Cult, in Portland, Oregon at the Institute of Contemporary Art, on August 1. Jean-Michele Gregory will direct.

The work tells the true-life story of Daisey's time on a remote South Pacific island whose inhabitants worship America at the base of a constantly erupting volcano. The tour includes previously announced engagements in Philadelphia as part of the Live Arts Festival (September 4-13), New York City as part of the Public Theater's season (December 3-13), Washington, D.C. as part of Woolly Mammoth's season (January 11-February 7), and Atlanta as part of Alliance Theatre's season (March 19-May 9).

Tour stops will also include Seattle (August 7-22), Chapel Hill, NC (September 16-20), Juneau, AK (September 24 and 25), Whitehorse, YT (September 29 and 30), Banff, AB (October 2 and 3), Providence, RI (October 9-11), Dallas, TX (March 4-8), and Chicago (April 26-May 9).

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