I tumbled out of that airplane... with the stars in my eyes.

Jerrie Cobb, The Mercury 13

A FIGHT TO FLY

They Promised Her The Moon  

By Laurel Ollstein
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli

Mar 4–29, 2020  

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PREMIERE

The space race, 1962. With the sky no longer the limit, astronauts circle the heavens and a world record-holding pilot stands ready to join them, forever altering the course of history. If only America will let her. This fascinating theatrical hit from our New Works Festival chronicles the incredible true story of Jerrie Cobb, a woman who dreamt of stars, only to wake in a country that couldn’t see the light.

 

This production runs approximately 2 hours with one 15 minute intermission.

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Location

Lucie Stern Theatre

1305 Middlefield Rd. Palo Alto, CA, 94301

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