A play about the inalienable right to dream
A Palestinian man decides to build a rocket to the moon in a shed. "This show is about people, about relationships between a father and a daughter, a mentor and an apprentice, a woman and her suitors," says writer and director Amir Nizar Zuabi. “Building a rocket is also a clear allegory of making art, for creating something extraordinary that the whole world must notice. If someone can get a rocket to the moon from Palestine, it’s a celebration of our creativity, of our ingenuity. The rocket proves that we can be something.”
This production is a part of the WORLD STAGES series.
Our WORLD STAGES series offers D.C. audiences the unique chance to experience the world’s best productions—all under one roof! While highlighting visionary artists at the forefront of international discourse, each performance dives into topical themes such as forgiveness, survival, and community, revealing a vision of the world like you may never have seen.
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