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A Trip to the Moon TX4000

A Trip to the Moon

By Tracy Wells.

Product Code: TX4000

  • Full-length Play
  • Comedy | Drama
  • Cast size: 3 to 15m., 3 to 19w., 6 to 21 any gender, flexible.

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$10.95 /script

Min. Royalty Rate: $90/perf

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Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 16 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. From a girl trying to convince her parent to let her go to Woodstock in “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” to a woman trying to get a job at NASA in “Bad Moon Rising,” to a soldier giving the new guy a reality check in “Fortunate Son,” to a group of protestors showing a girl how to fight for what’s right in “Come Together,” these scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars.


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  • Status

    In stock

  • Type of Show Full-length Play
  • Product Code TX4000
  • Cast Size 12
  • Min. Royalty Rate $90/perf
  • Cost $10.95
  • Approx. Run Time 120 min


  • Target Audience Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages)
  • Performing Group Middle School | High School | College Theatre | Community Theatre
  • Genre Comedy | Drama
  • ISBN(13) 9781619592957
* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per performance. The actual royalty rate will be determined upon completion of a royalty application.

Customer Reviews

"This is a great vehicle for young students and large groups. It is a vignette play that allows each actor to have a key role in a scene. Great for class study as well."
Review by Dorathea Kelly, Campus High School, Haysville, Kan.
"This was a great choice for a large cast. The text is written with great dignity and there is good opportunity for comedic and dramatic skills to be taught. Many set pieces can be reused throughout the play and the acting is really what is on display for the students. The themes, even the ones more adult in nature, are approachable for teenagers."
Review by Cole Lowe, Fairview High School, Fairview, Pa.
"Nice script for a "first show of the year" spot. It got the kids' feet wet without too much struggle for learning content. Great script for flexible staging. Can be very intricate design or next to nothing on stage. Good for challenging director's and actors' creativity with how far characters can go."
Review by Erin Vail Davidson, Rocky Mountain HS, Meridian, Idaho

Hints, Tips, and Tricks

"Given the challenges of creating theatre these last few years, I was immediately interested in the vignette style structure. We created a flexible scenic design that reused elements in multiple scenes, which was very helpful for our process. "
Tip by Richard Buchanan, Jemicy School, Owings Mills, Md.


Location City State Opens Closes
Lincoln County Museum Theater Fayetteville Tennessee 7/17/2024 8/3/2024
Edom Community Center Ben Wheeler Texas 8/2/2024 8/3/2024
West Chicago Community High School West Chicago Illinois 8/16/2024 8/17/2024
Kenowa Hills Performing Arts Center Grand Rapids Michigan 11/21/2024 11/23/2024
Cosumnes Oaks High Elk Grove California 9/9/2024 9/27/2024
Cherokee High School Canton Georgia 11/8/2024 11/9/2024
Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts Philadelphia Pennsylvania 11/14/2024 11/16/2024
Sutton High School Sutton Massachusetts 10/23/2024 10/26/2024
Sandy Hill Arts Center Hudson Falls New York 10/11/2024 10/12/2024


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