A TRIP TO THE MOON Comes to DreamWrights Center for Community Arts

Performances run April 5-14.

By: Mar. 25, 2024
A TRIP TO THE MOON Comes to DreamWrights Center for Community Arts
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DreamWrights Center for Community Arts will present the main stage production, "A Trip to the Moon" by Tracy Wells. Set against the vibrant backdrop of the 1960s, this captivating vignette play takes audiences on a nostalgic journey through iconic moments such as the moon landing and Woodstock, offering a multi-generational exploration of love, loss, and the pursuit of the American Dream.

Featuring a series of scenes that delve into themes of family, friendship, growing up, and other universal human experiences, "A Trip to the Moon" is as funny as it is thought-provoking. Through dynamic storytelling and engaging characters, the play offers a fresh perspective on the complexities of life during this transformative era.

Audiences can expect to be entertained and moved as they witness the intertwining narratives of characters grappling with their own desires, aspirations, and challenges against the backdrop of significant historical events. Tracy Wells' masterful storytelling brings humor, heart, and depth to each scene, ensuring that "A Trip to the Moon" is as entertaining as it is insightful.

Join in for six performances of "A Trip to the Moon":

  • April 5, 6, 12 & 13 at 7:00 pm
  • April 7 & 14 at 3:00 pm

Tickets are available for advance purchase, with general seating priced at $14 and reserved seating at $18. At the door, tickets will be available for an additional $2 per ticket.

The theater's gallery and lobby will open one hour before each show, with the theatre doors opening 30 minutes prior to the performance. Attendees will enjoy free parking and refreshments available before the show and during intermission.

Cast

Ocean Aquino
Tigris Aquino
Joshua Arroyo
Charlie Brooks
Zachary Claghorn
Arabelle Click
Ryan Cramer
Lukas Donagher
Lyla Etheridge
Lily Ganong
Matt Ganong
Marlowe Given
Evangeline Haag
Jess Haag
Mackenzie Landis
Claire Mazey
Joey Miller
Mylah Schmitt
Logan Skovron
Jayden Marcus Smith

Behind the scenes, the dedicated production team includes Crystal Ganong as Director, Lauren Frey as Production Stage Manager, Adison Sweitzer as Assistant Stage Manager, Zo Szilagyi as Scenic Designer, Jay Schmuck as Sound, Lighting & Projections Designer, Anna Fraser as Costume Designer, and Dianne Newman overseeing Properties.

In collaboration with the York Art Association, the company will present "circa 1969," a gallery exhibition celebrating the transformative spirit of the late 1960s. This exhibit, curated by DreamWrights Center for Community Arts and York Art Association, features artists born prior to 1969 and coincides with our production of "A Trip to the Moon."

Highlighted artists include:

Craig S. Bomberger
Rosa Luz Catterall
Bea Gilbert
Brett Greiman
Parker James Hooker
Judeth Pekala Hawkins
Robin Robertson
Clifton Santiago
Carol Stowell
John Terlazzo
Anita Williams




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