Written by Peter Alexander and Johannah Harkness
Directed by Dennis St. Pierre
August 24, 25, 26 at 8pm
August 27 at 2:30pm
Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street
One Way Trip to Mars – an innovative hybrid rock opera spectacular in the tradition of The Who’s Tommy and David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust, makes its theatrical premiere at the Waterville Opera House August 24 through 27, 2017.
The rock opera features 24 songs by Maine musicians Peter Alexander and Johannah Harkness with Dennis St. Pierre creating the book and providing theatrical direction. “When I heard Peter and Johannah’s music and read the story embodied in their lyrics, I was completely blown away,” said St. Pierre. “This is truly a great show, and we are proud that it was endorsed for submission to the annual festival of the National Alliance of Musical Theaters. We also knew we were on to something when we were scouted by the director…for more information