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With songs by The Avett Brothers, Swept Away is inspired by the true story of an 19th century shipwreck in which seamen resorted to cannibalism to survive. Julieta Cervantes/Arena Stage hide caption

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Truth, forgiveness: 'Swept Away' is a theatrical vessel for Avett Bros' music

With songs by the Avett Brothers, Swept Away follows four men fighting to survive a shipwreck. The musical is inspired by the true story in which men resort to cannibalism to survive.

With songs by The Avett Brothers, Swept Away is inspired by the true story of an 19th century shipwreck in which seamen resorted to cannibalism to survive. Julieta Cervantes/Arena Stage hide caption

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Julieta Cervantes/Arena Stage

Truth, forgiveness: 'Swept Away' is a theatrical vessel for Avett Bros' music

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