Arugula Suarez just wants to fit in. But it’s not easy when you’re a 16 year old alien from the Planet Zlagdor. Stuck in a world where the only things that make sense are Roller Derby and salad, Arugula and her father, Nancy, must find out what it means to be human before time runs out for Planet Earth.
Playwright Mora V. Harris holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University and has seen her work receive development through City Theatre Company, The Hangar Theatre, Alliance/Kendeda, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Kennedy Center’s Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center Fellowship. She was also a two-time National Finalist for the Kennedy Center's John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play, and a Second Place winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Script Competition. Ms. Harris currently works as a teaching artist for City Theatre and teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh, in addition to serving as Pittsburgh's Regional Co-Representative for the Dramatist Guild.
Directed by SRU Associate Professor of Theatre, Laura Smiley, Space Girl runs Apr. 24-25, 28-30 at 7:30 pm and Apr. 26 at 2 pm in the University Union MPR, located on the SRU campus. Tickets are $12 for SRU students with ID and $14 general admission. Saturday, Apr. 25 is Community Night and all tickets are $12! Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at the Robert M. Smith Student Center Information Desk or online at www.sru.edu/tickets (with a $1 convenience fee). An hour before each performance, tickets are only available at the University Union MPR Box Office. This production is recommended for mature audiences.