Defying Gravity

Defying Gravity

  • Opening Date: November 2, 1997  

Days before the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, a character known simply as the Teacher looks forward to the upcoming launch.

The Teacher's daughter, Elizabeth, retells the story remembering as a child her difficulty in comprehending her mother's passion.

"Boundless and daring! Defying Gravity flies high in its attempt to describe man's fascination with space and its conquest." - NY Post
  • » Title: Defying Gravity
  • » American Place Theatre
    266 W 37th Street
  • » Book by: Jane Anderson
  • » Directed By: Michael Wilson
  • » Scenic: Jeff Cowie
  • » Costume: David C. Woolard
  • » Lighting: Michael Lincoln
  • » Sound: John Gromada
  • » Stage Manager: R. Wade Jackson
  • Original Cast: Candy Buckley, Sandra Daley, Alicia Goranson, Jonathan Hadary, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Frank Raiter, Lois Smith
  • Opening Date: November 2, 1997
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1998
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