Relative Theatrics presents a free reading of ROCKET MAN by Steven Dietz as part of Read, Rant, Relate, funded in part by Wyoming Humanities.

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Read, Rant, Relate: Thursday, February 15 at 7pm

ROCKET MAN by Steven Dietz

Discussion led by Peter Parolin

ROCKET MAN is a serious comedy about the road not taken. Donny Rowan has placed everything he owns on his front lawn, along with a sign that reads: "Here's my life. Make an offer." He has cut a skylight into his attic and placed his E-Z Boy recliner underneath—where he can sit, staring at the stars. Somewhere in the universe, Donny believes, is a place where all the roads we never chose converge. ROCKET MAN explores one man's obsessive desire to find this "parallel world"—and the profound effect of his decision on his family and friends.

"Incredibly creative and daringly different, be prepared to embark on a voyage into those secret spaces within the human mind which most of us never unlock." —Arizona Daily Wildcat. 

"An engaging investigation into one man's crisis of faith and the consequences of his actions." —Arizona Daily Star.

Read, Rant, Relate is a free play-reading program funded in part by the Wyoming Humanities. Experience a new piece of contemporary dramatic literature every other month with Relative Theatrics. Participants will engage directly with modern plays by listening to actor led readings of the texts, then joining discussions breaking down the thematic elements of the works and their relevance to today's society.

WHEN: Thursday, February 15th at 7:00pm

WHERE: 710 E Garfield St. Room 278

COST: Free!

Refreshments Provided


  • Occurred Thursday, February 15th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Relative Theatrics Studio, Laramie Plains Civic Center, Room 278, NW entrance to LPCC

710 E. Garfield St., Room 278
Laramie, 82070


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