Art & Culture

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


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, 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. She always wanted to see the world, which she did starting at 17 when she had the fortunate opportunity to study abroad in Rhonda, Spain. She traveled the world from Hong Kong to Taiwan, from Ireland to Austria, to Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Monaco, and discovered the entire countries of Italy and Morocco. She really feels like a citizen of the world. She finally settled several years in Los Angeles where she worked at the French Consulate of Los Angeles. Passionate about the Arts and History, she earned a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of California Berkeley and have studied for a Master program in teaching at the University of Southern California, then she went on to teach French to aspiring UNLV and CSN students in Nevada. She is the founder and Editor in chief of French Quarter Magazine, in which she writes, interviews people in a wide range of circumstances, pitches story ideas to writers and journalists, takes photos, and is currently writing her first work in English, which spans the life of Coco Chanel and is filled with adventure, intrigue, history and love.

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