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Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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This play explores the triumph as well as the tragedy that accompanies the human race’s quest for progress. In 1986, Christa McAuliffe, a school teacher from New Hampshire, was chosen among thousands of applicants to become the first private citizen to travel into space on board the doomed Space Shuttle Challenger. This new original play by Theatre UCF graduate student John Norton explores the circumstances that allowed this disaster to occur and the nationwide reaction to our loss, as seen from the eyes of Christa’s students who witnessed the launch from the bleachers at Cape Canaveral. Capturing a pivotal moment in America’s space program, The Ultimate Field Trip pays tribute to McAuliffe and the entire Challenger crew’s legacy, which continues to inspire all those captivated not only by space travel, but any quest that brings humanity a little bit closer to the unknown.

Project Spotlight is a student group that writes, produces, directs, and performs in their own productions.

  • Tickets: $10-20
  • Tickets will be available beginning Monday, March 2, 2020 at 12 PM. Get your tickets on arts.ucf.edu/celebrates.

 

UCF Celebrates the Arts, an annual festival showcasing creativity, innovation and collaboration from Orlando’s hometown university, returns to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts April 7-19, 2020. See the full festival schedule and learn more at arts.ucf.edu/celebrates.

Location:

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Pugh Theater [ View Website ]

Contact:

UCF School of Performing Arts Box Office 4078231500 boxoffice@ucf.edu

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Category:

Concert/Performance

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