Art & Culture

Published on July 23rd, 2023 | by Isabelle Karamooz, Founder of FQM

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Embark on a Timeless Adventure: “Passengers” by The 7 Fingers!

Attention all dream chasers and wanderers of the soul! Prepare to be transported into a mesmerizing world of theatrical brilliance, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. The Old Globe invites you to join them on an extraordinary odyssey with “Passengers,” a visionary masterpiece brought to life by the renowned Montreal-based contemporary physical theatre troupe, The 7 Fingers.

Photo Credit: Kevin Berne

Get ready for an immersive journey like no other, where the boundaries between reality and fantasy blur into a breathtaking tapestry of artistry and emotion. “Passengers” defies convention and captures the essence of human connection, weaving together acrobatics, theatre, music, and dance to tell the captivating stories of strangers in transit.

Step into a magical world where the exuberance of the human spirit takes center stage, transforming dreams into reality with spellbinding superhuman skills. Directed, written, and choreographed by the visionary Shana Carroll, whose past works include Cirque du Soleil and Alliance Theatre’s Water for Elephants, “Passengers” promises to ignite your imagination and set your heart ablaze.

Photo Credit: Kevin Berne

Under the gleaming lights of The Old Globe’s Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in San Diego’s Balboa Park, prepare to be enchanted by a performance that transcends time and space. The synergy between The 7 Fingers and a stellar creative team, including scenic and costume designers who conjure immersive worlds and musical virtuosos who craft captivating melodies, guarantees an unforgettable theatrical experience.

As the train whistle blows and the journey begins, be prepared to lose yourself in a realm where dreams and reality intertwine. The Old Globe’s “Passengers” is more than a show; it’s an artistic pilgrimage that touches the heart and awakens the soul.

Photo Credit: Jean-Baptiste Piron

Join on this unparalleled adventure where art and humanity converge in a celebration of life’s boundless possibilities. Performances run until July 30, 2023. Secure your boarding pass to “Passengers” now at www.TheOldGlobe.org, and let the magic unfold before your eyes. Dare to dream, dare to believe – let the transformation begin!

Crédit Photo d’En-tête : Kevin Berne


About the Author

is originally from Versailles, France. Isabelle harbored a lifelong fascination with exploring the world. Her journey began at 17 when she seized the opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain, igniting a passion for travel that took her across continents. From vibrant Hong Kong to picturesque Ireland, from the historic streets of Italy to the enchanting landscapes of Morocco, she embraced diverse cultures and experiences, truly embodying the spirit of a global citizen. After several years of exploration, Isabelle found a sense of home in Los Angeles, where she immersed herself in the vibrant cultural scene while working at the French Consulate. With a deep-seated love for the arts and history, she pursued her academic endeavors, earning a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley. Furthering her dedication to education, she has studied to pursue a Master's program in teaching at the University of Southern California, eventually sharing her knowledge and passion as a French instructor for aspiring students at UNLV and CSN in Nevada. Driven by her passion for storytelling and cultural exchange, Isabelle founded French Quarter Magazine, where she serves as the Editor-in-Chief. In this role, she orchestrates the publication's diverse content, from conducting interviews and pitching story ideas to capturing captivating moments through photography. Currently, she is channeling her creative energies into her first English-language work, a novel that delves into the compelling life of Coco Chanel. Filled with adventure, intrigue, and a touch of romance, her debut novel promises to captivate readers with its rich tapestry of history and emotion.



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