This drama about a woman’s solo journey to Mars explores the depths of mankind’s last true frontiers: outer space and a grieving heart. More…
In 'Spaceman,' the difficulties of interplanetary space travel are brought to life in exacting detail. Radiation exposure, long term weightlessness, low light, extensive communication delays, and poor hygiene are just a few of the challenges astronaut Molly Jennis must face as the first to Mars. But she soon finds nothing compares to the psychological effects of having so much time alone. Time spent mulling over the decisions she has made and what might be waiting for her when she finally reaches her destination.
See it if Interesting, compelling unique shows are for you! Intelligently designed, directed, and written. Fantsstic performance by Erin Treadway!!!
Don't see it if you're looking for a musical?
See it if You want to see the gold standard for designing a set with a limited budget. It’s reminiscent of Chicago strorefront in a great way.
Don't see it if Show is intense but too long. There’s some super emotional parts that just last a bit too long.
See it if you like well-written deep character studies, exploration of psychological impact of isolation and pressure.
Don't see it if You are sensitive to loud sound or intense lighting effects. Agree with other reviewers that they are very intense. Had to cover my ears.
See it if you're interested in space exploration, one-woman shows, complicated sets, explorations of how humanity survives through tech and travel.
Don't see it if you have sensory issues/avoid flashing lights/loud noises/smoke effects, you prefer large casts, you're not interested in space exploration
See it if If you enjoy outer space and psychological journeys. This play is about a woman who fights to keep her composure as an astronaut.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of one person plays and prefer a clear story path. Much of the story is about drifting in space and grasping for hope.
See it if you want to watch a woman's descent into insanity. If you're interested in examining isolation and loneliness.
Don't see it if you have any sensory issues whatsoever. There are multiple periods of prolonged strobe accompanied by seat-shakingly loud dissonant sound.
See it if you're one for character focused shows with ambition: Erin Treadway commands the intricate set for all 100 minutes
Don't see it if you need some "change of pace" to stay interested in a show. Aside from a few minor characters, one person/one location is all you get!
See it if The commentary about the funding and future of the space program was profound. The struggle with daily isolation was moving.
Don't see it if You are looking for a light fluffy show. Also don’t go if you don’t like one character shows.
See it if You enjoy three-dimensional theatre that brings the audience into the high stake atmosphere and given circumstances of the play’s characters
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy being thrust into a high anxiety producing atmosphere.
See it if You like one woman's tour de force. It is a stellar performance. Great tech.Amazing what they did in a small space! if you like space!!!
Don't see it if Loud noises disturb you. There are many. if you are looking for a light comedy night, this is not it. It's INTENSE.It's a one person show.
See it if You enjoy terrific journeys, technical challenges, and unique characterizations.
Don't see it if Don't enjoy one-person plays and refuse to suspend realities of actual space travel.
See it if The staging and acting was incredibly original and riveting. Unlike anything I’ve ever seen. Also loved the intimate theatre. Must see.
Don't see it if Don’t be put off by it bring a one person show - the actress commands the stage and it’s a fast 100 minutes
See it if You are easily amused by poop jokes. You can easily suspend disbelief. You like flashing lights and dry ice (I did)
Don't see it if You are expecting a convincing depiction of an astronaut or of space travel rather than an anti-astronaut...