Red Rover is currently in development with help of the Simon Mallett new Work Program through Downstage Theatre.
Red Rover received a workshop production in Rosebud, Ab from july 11-14, 2019 with
the following team:
Zach Running Coyote
All her life, Ellie gazed longingly at that tantalizing twinkle of orange in the sky. Reaching it was her life's ambition.
Now she’s here, however, the base is small, the air is stale, communications went dead, and… does anyone else hear that sound?
Red Rover examines
space travel, reckoning with
a wish come true,
and the age old
"Is anyone out there?"
Playwriting is social advocacy.
It is a position of hefty
responsibility and opportunity.
It's my joy and duty as a playwright to be a humble listener,
a ruthless optimist, and
a steadfast advocate for change.