Bringing science to the stage, Wild Swan Theater’s original production, written and directed by Co-Artistic Director Hilary Cohen, Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions. celebrates the life and work of mathematician, pioneering computer scientist and Michigan-native Margaret Hamilton. Featuring Hamilton’s work as a young NASA scientist leading the team that built the navigation systems for the Apollo missions to the moon, the play is a gripping drama of the daring and risk taking involved in the space missions and how Hamilton’s team averted last minute disasters during the flights of Apollo 8 and Apollo 11. Aimed at students in grades 4-12. Pre-launch party, featuring a first look, February 5 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Circ Bar in Ann Arbor. Tickets can be purchased online or by phone.
Coding to the Moon performances, March 4-7. $12-15.
Wild Swan Theater, Towsley Auditorium,
Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Dr.
734-995-0530 | wildswantheater.org