“Triumphant... The play riffs on the scientific and imaginative possibilities opened up by space travel, but beyond the astro-geography it movingly explores the crucial spaces between people... an intricate, poignant and frequently funny play.” —The Stage
“Andrew Thompson’s debut play is highly original… peppered with quirky humour… an impressively condensed epic about failure and the power of impetuous decisions to shape the future.” —Evening Standard
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.
Winner of the 2016 Theatre503 Playwriting Award, In Event of Moone Disaster premiered at Theatre503, London, in 2017. It won Andrew Thompson the Best Writer award at the 2018 Stage Debut Awards.
In Event of Moone Disaster is Andrew Thompson's debut play.