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MACH 33: "Out of Orbit"

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by Jennifer Maisel

  • Performance Date: May 11, 2013
  • Out of Orbit received its world premier in Michigan at the Williamston Theater, May 17 – June 17, 2018, dir. Frannie Shepherd-Bates.

Out of Orbit tells the story of a Mars Rover Mission Specialist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), played by Dr. Ashley Stroupe, a "real-life" JPL Mars Rover Driver. Can a brilliant scientist relate to a learning deficiency in her daughter? Can she keep up with her life on two different planets?

LA-based playwright Jennifer Maisel has received numerous awards in American theater, was called one of Backstage's "favorite female playwrights," and was named by The Dramatis Magazine as one of their "Ones to Watch." Maisel is also a well-known writer for film and TV.