The Swimmer: The Diana Nyad Story
About The Swimmer
At the age of 64, legendary athlete Diana Nyad inspired the world when she walked onto the shores of Key West after “crossing the Mt. Everest of the earth’s oceans,” becoming the first person in history to make the 111-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without the assistance of a shark cage. In her riveting new play THE SWIMMER, Nyad shares the heartbreaking setbacks, brushes with death and the victories that kept her going, plunging the audience into the depths of her extraordinary journey. Directed by Emmy® Award winner Jane Anderson (The Wife) and featuring her longtime friend and coach Bonnie Stoll, Nyad makes her New York stage debut in this powerful true story of passion and resilience.