THE WIGGLE ROOM By George D. Morgan

THE WIGGLE ROOM By George D. Morgan

THE WIGGLE ROOM By George D. Morgan 

On the evening prior to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, two supervisors from NASA have a conference call with three engineers from the Morton Thiokol rocket company to discuss a problem: Challenger is scheduled to be launched the next morning, but the weather forecast is for a temperature of 18 degrees- a temperature far below what is considered safe.  NASA rules prohibit the supervisors from launching in temperatures below 53 degrees without the approval of the solid booster builder- Morton-Thiokol.  The Wiggle Room tells the true story of how five well educated, highly trained men arrived at a disastrous decision- a decision which ended in the deaths of all seven astronauts.
 
THE WIGGLE ROOM takes you behind the scenes to witness the decisions that resulted in the deaths of 7 American Astronauts.
 
 
At the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th St, NYC. Between 9th & 10th Avenue.
 

 
Saturday, July 15th at 3pm
Monday, July 17th at 7pm
Thursday, July 20th at 9pm

Tickets: $25 Online, $27 at the Box Office.  
Premium Seats (Rows A-F): $30 Online, $35 at the Box Office
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
 
George D. Morgan has a BA in Creative Writing from CSUCI and an MFA in Writing for the Performing Arts through the University of California, Riverside.
 
George has written more than a dozen stage plays and musicals including Second To Die, Nevada Belle, Thunder in the Valley, Pasadena Babalon, and Capture The Sun.  He also wrote the music and lyrics for the children’s musical The Trial of Goldi Locks.
 
George is the author of Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America’s First Female Rocket Scientist, a memoir about his mother.  It is based on his play Rocket Girl, which premiered in 2008 at Caltech, where he is the playwright in residence. 
 
George is the playwright in residence at Caltech, and a member of both the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America.  His personal web site can be found at www.georgedmorgan.com.
 
George and his wife Lisa are foster-adopt parents of three young children. 
 
 

Saturday, July 15th at 3:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Saturday, July 15th at 3:00 PMPrice: $30.00

Monday, July 17th at 7:00 pmPrice: $25.00

Monday, July 17th at 7:00 pmPrice: $30.00

Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 PMPrice: $25.00

Thursday, July 20th at 9:00 PMPrice: $30.00

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