A bruk down journey through space and time fuelled by love, fear and Afro-futurism. Keisha communicates with her reclusive dad through books, letters and symbols. But when the letters stop coming she is forced to venture into his world.
Man On The Moon presents a truth-infused narrative that sees the protagonist follow a trail of breadcrumbs in the search for her dad, while tackling themes of cultural displacement, religious confusion, political paranoia and misplaced masculinity.
Winner of the Manchester Theatre Award 2017 for Best Studio Production.
Man On The Moon toured nationally during 2018.
2019 TOUR DATES
16 Oct, Strike a Light Festival, Gloucestershire
18 Oct, Pound Arts, Wiltshire
31 Oct, Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester
7 Nov, Bernie Grant Centre, London
9 Nov, Friscati, Amsterdam
Commissioned by Contact and STUN
Supported through funding from Arts Council England
Written and conceived by Keisha Thompson
Directed by Benji Reid
Produced by Lauren Banks