Apollo: To the Moon
By Mary Hall Surface
Apollo to the Moon is an exciting look at the breathtaking risks and unforgettable heroism of the American Space program. Told through the lens of one young man’s dream to become an astronaut, this thrilling story takes you on the journey that gripped the nation.
"A captivating piece of educational theatre for children and adults. It can both open children’s eyes to the pioneers of manned space flight and take their parents back to relive the tumultuous decade in which they grew up.” -The Washington Post
DetailsPlaywright: Mary Hall Surface
Pages: 31 pg
Casting Breakdown: 1 actor
Estimated Run Time: 60 minutes (can be shortened for competition performances)
Audience Recommendation: Ages 11+ (35 minute version available for grades K-3 audiences)
Originally produced by the California Theatre Center in 1988 and by the Smithsonian's Discovery Theatre in 1989
Originally designed and performed by Kevin Reese.