They Promised Her the Moon by Laurel Ollstein

(8)
Productions (9)
100 - 110 minutes
3 W, 3 M,  (6-18 actors possible: 3-15 W, 3-12 M)
Set: Flexible

The first American woman to test for space flight, Jerrie Cobb, steps into an isolation tank for a record-breaking nine hours as her memories unfold before her, from learning to fly a plane as a child in Oklahoma to testifying in Congressional hearings about the under-the-radar all-female Mercury 13 space program. They Promised Her the Moon is a compelling drama about the challenges of sisterhood and fighting for the greater good, based on a true story.

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Play Details

The first American woman to test for space flight, Jerrie Cobb, steps into an isolation tank for a record-breaking nine hours as her memories unfold before her, from learning to fly a plane as a child in Oklahoma to testifying in Congressional hearings about the under-the-radar all-female Mercury 13 space program. They Promised Her the Moon is a compelling drama about the challenges of sisterhood and fighting for the greater good, based on a true story.

  • 100 - 110 minutes
  • 3 W, 3 M,  (6-18 actors possible: 3-15 W, 3-12 M)
  • Set: Flexible
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-922-7

Production History

MAR 02, 2023 - MAR 26, 2023
Anchorage Community Theatre
Anchorage, AK United States
Anchorage Community Theatre Anchorage, AK United States
NOV 11, 2022 - NOV 13, 2022
North Carolina School Of Science And Mathematics
Durham, NC United States
North Carolina School Of Science And Mathematics Durham, NC United States
OCT 28, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
Milaca High School
Milaca, MN United States
Milaca High School Milaca, MN United States
OCT 04, 2022 - OCT 28, 2022
Cypress Christian School
Houston, TX United States
Cypress Christian School Houston, TX United States
APR 27, 2022 - APR 30, 2022
Rocky Mountain High School
Meridian, ID United States
Rocky Mountain High School Meridian, ID United States
APR 15, 2022 - APR 22, 2022
CU Boulder Theatre & Dance
Boulder, CO United States
CU Boulder Theatre & Dance Boulder, CO United States
NOV 16, 2021 - NOV 29, 2021
St. Marys High School
O'Neill, NE United States
St. Marys High School O'Neill, NE United States
MAR 04, 2020 - MAR 10, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Palo Alto, CA United States
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA United States
APR 06, 2019 - MAY 12, 2019
The Old Globe
San Diego, CA United States
The Old Globe San Diego, CA United States
MAR 02, 2023 - MAR 26, 2023
Anchorage Community Theatre
Anchorage, AK United States
Anchorage Community Theatre Anchorage, AK United States
NOV 11, 2022 - NOV 13, 2022
North Carolina School Of Science And Mathematics
Durham, NC United States
North Carolina School Of Science And Mathematics Durham, NC United States
OCT 28, 2022 - NOV 06, 2022
Milaca High School
Milaca, MN United States
Milaca High School Milaca, MN United States
OCT 04, 2022 - OCT 28, 2022
Cypress Christian School
Houston, TX United States
Cypress Christian School Houston, TX United States
MAR 04, 2020 - MAR 10, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Palo Alto, CA United States
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA United States
APR 06, 2019 - MAY 12, 2019
The Old Globe
San Diego, CA United States
The Old Globe San Diego, CA United States

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