Ernest Shackleton Loves Me: Musical Info & Synopsis


Ernest Shackleton Loves Me follows the adventures of Kat, a single mom and electric violinist, who is struggling with her career and the challenges of motherhood. In a surreal twist, she connects with Sir Ernest Shackleton through time and space. Shackleton, known for his heroic expedition to Antarctica in 1914, becomes Kat’s muse and source of inspiration. Ernest Shackleton Loves Me explores themes of perseverance, love, and the indomitable human spirit.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)

Cast Size: 2

Genre: Fantasy / Romantic Dramedy

Setting: Present / Antarctic, USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Brendan Milburn

Lyrics: Valerie Vigoda

Book: Joe DiPietro

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2018)➝


Licensing: Theatrical Rights Worldwide➝


2010s, Avant-Garde, Broken 4th Wall, Country, Dating, Fantasy, Folk, Original, Rom-Dramedy, Two-Hander

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