The Last Ship is a new musical, composed and written by the 16-time Grammy Winner Sting. Performance language is Finnish, with subtitles in English.
The story is set in the English city of Wallsend whose residents' lives have always evolved around the local shipyard. The main characeter, young Gideon Fletcher, dreams of a different kind of future for himself and leaves Wallsend, its shipyard, and the love of his life to see the world.
Returning home 14 years later, the shipyard is close to ruin and his love engaged to another – Gideon decides to save them both.
Turku City Theatre