Theatre503 presents

In Event Of Moone Disaster

WINNER OF THE 2016 THEATRE503 PLAYWRITING AWARD

World Premiere

Written by Andrew Thompson
Directed by Lisa Spirling
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1969 – Man takes his first steps on the Moon, while Sylvia meets an astronaut at a party

2055 – Sylvia’s granddaughter is set to become the first person to walk on Mars

Witness the adventures of three extraordinary women spanning 80 years, against the backdrop of humanity’s journey to the stars.

In Event of Moone Disaster marks the feature length debut of Andrew Thompson. Andrew’s extraordinary play was chosen out of 1629 scripts from 52 countries. The remarkable 503 Literary Team and readers created a long list of 30, which became a shorlist of 5. A panel comprising Mark Lawson (Chair), Timberlake Wertenbaker, Roy Williams, Charlotte Keatley, Mel Kenyon, David Greig, Henry Hitchings and Lily Williams chose the winner.

Andrew Thompson

Born and raised in Sunderland and following a degree in English, Andrew won a DaDA award and trained at Webber Douglas. He has spent the following decade working as an actor for companies including NT and Sheffield Theatres. His early writing has been staged in venues including Live Theatre, The Crucible, The Vaults and at Theatre503's own Rapid Write Response.

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Artistic Team
Writer
Andrew Thompson
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Lisa Spirling
Cast
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Andrew Thompson Wins Theatre503 Playwriting Award 2016
Posted on 2 November 2016

Andrew Thompson has won the 2016 Theatre503 Playwriting Award (The Stage)

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