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To Space

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Niamh Shaw 

  • Synopsis

    Niamh Shaw has dreamed of space travel from the age of eight. After a year of interviewing astronauts, astrophysicists, space industries and potential future colonists of Mars, she's discovered that what was once her childhood dream may soon become a reality. She undertook a rigorous training that prepares astronauts for their space missions, documenting every step. In this play she explores the costs of her ambition and exposes the politics behind space exploration.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    09 September 2014

  • Production Notes

    Made in association with CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory and Esero Ireland. First produced as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Science Gallery Studio Space.

Original Cast  
Performer Niamh Shaw
Production Team  
Director Ronan Phelan
Producer Joanna Crawley
Assistant Sound Designer Justine Murphy
Production Manager Ferdia Cahill
Dramaturg Dan Colley
Visual Artist Clare Henderson
Photography Naoise Culhane
Designer Sarah Jane Fox
Audio/Visual Conor Lonergan

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Lorraine Brennan Management

  • Address

    Unit 22, Greenmount Industrial Estate,
    Harold's Cross
    Dublin 6
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 453 4355

  • Email

    info@LBMactors.com

  • Website

    www.lbmactors.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lorraine Brennan Management

  • Address

    Unit 22, Greenmount Industrial Estate,
    Harold's Cross
    Dublin 6
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 453 4355

  • Email

    info@LBMactors.com

  • Website

    www.lbmactors.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.