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The Aurora Project

From 1 critic and 7 member reviews
Members say: Great acting, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Ambitious, Quirky

About the show

The Navigators' new drama follows Constantine, a cyborg, and Nora, a genetically enhanced female explorer, as they begin an endless voyage across the uncharted universe. More…

When Nora goes against Constantine’s wishes and visits a strange new planet, she’s suddenly infected with an incurable disease. To delay losing the only person he loves to a gruesome death, Constantine takes it upon himself to suspend them both in cryo-freeze. Thus the pair begins a kind of chemical-induced time warp spanning millions of years as they wait for the universe to find a cure for Nora’s illness.

Theatre is Easy

“Poynton’s malleability of time within the vastness of her universe should hook sci-fi fans even if Potter’s scenic design and lighting relinquishes the sleekness Hollywood would’ve wished for the titular ship….The non-human characters seem to be more compelling than human Nora…Regardless, Poynton’s universe deserves growth…Poynton’s interrogations are ones that have stood the test of time inside her narrative as well as in art. They deserve a larger stage (on the page and off).” Full Review

Absorbing, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see, Heartbreaking

See it if You enjoy sci-fi or romantic-tragedies with witt and heartbreaking plot lines

Don't see it if You're not in the mood for a completely immersive experience

Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if You enjoy sci-fi, minimalism, great characters, and a deep, thoughtful, good-hearted story.

Don't see it if Funny blue aliens freak you out.

Funny, Great acting, Quirky, Refreshing, Romantic

See it if You like thinking about the nature of time, love or identity

Don't see it if You don't like non-Earth settings

Absorbing, Ambitious, Intense, Thought-provoking, Quirky

See it if You like sci-fi and have a heart

Don't see it if You don't like sci-fi and thinking about the future

Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see, Riveting, Great writing

See it if you want to be thoroughly entertained. This feminist, sci-fi, romance questioned what it means to be human. I was captivated the entire time

Don't see it if you're scared to get in touch with your emotions. This play makes the audience feel a range of emotions with its humor, heart, and drive.

Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if Fun, enjoyable, thought provoking play. Strong cast and good production.

Don't see it if The sci fi aspect may turn people off, but the underlying love story will pull you in.

Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if You like Science Fiction, good acting, an interesting story

Don't see it if Anything futuristic does not interest you (ie-robots, AI, spaceships, aliens, etc)

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