One Giant Leap

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre, comedy)

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  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

In an unassuming French restaurant, an American news anchor meets with a man who reveals to her that the 1969 moon landing was faked and this time there’s proof. Flashback to 1968 where a panicked NASA is desperately trying to catch the Soviet Union in the Space Race. All seems lost until the NASA administrator, under pressure from the president, gets an idea: they'll film a fake moon landing and broadcast it to the world! Enlisting the help of a former Hollywood filmmaker, can NASA pull off the greatest deception the world has ever seen?

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Toby Johnston 24 days ago

Exceptional performance, flawless and meticulous acting and singing. Satirical, judicious humour, I honestly want to watch this all over again. The band were faultless, and superb script-writing, directing and production. Refined, undiluted talent.

A Smith 26 days ago

We really enjoyed this show. It's witty and well acted, with many funny songs and some clever, amusing fourth wall scenes. Also, a couple of the female singers really stand out with fantastic voices. Well worth a visit.

Phee Clayton 27 days ago

I am obsessed with this show. This is the best thing I have seen at Fringe and anywhere for a while. It was hilarious, amazing actors, strong incredible voices. I was crying with laughter. I don’t get how anyone can dislike this show. The music is witty and the writing is so cleverly done. GO SEE THIS SHOW

Simon Harris 28 days ago

Still humming the tunes the night after seeing this energetic and highly enjoyable show. Great cast, who act, sing and dance excellently. If you only see one moon landing conspiracy theory satirical musical (with some nice contemporary digs) at the fringe make sure it’s this one. The band (there is one) are brilliant too.

Graham Camm 29 days ago

Saw OGL last night. Great concept very funny and sharply written. You also get some fantastic singing and an excellent band. Well worth seeing.*****

Ollie Johnson 29 days ago

Having been a bit too obsessed with the 50th anniversary of the moon landings this summer I jumped at the chance to see One Giant Leap at this year's festival and what a thoroughly enjoyable way to spend an evening! The whole cast are supremely dynamic and talented in their acting and superbly deliver an incredible score of songs that I only hope I am able to find available for further consumption (on constant repeat!) post-performance. The script is complex, including sub-plots alongside the main story, and the comedic delivery from the performers on occasion when breaking the fourth-wall was a particular highlight in entertaining the audience. Definitely keep free an evening to go and see this show!

Izzy Clarke 30 days ago

Fab show ... very talented cast ... an extremely enjoyable watch ! Highly recommended

Claire McMahon 32 days ago

Wow. What a production. One Giant Leap is expertly written and well crafted, with a book and score that would not be out of place on Broadway. The cast is incredible - a superb company of young talent with amazing acting, singing and dancing abilities and perfect comedic timing. They are completely engaging and the 50 minutes flies by too quickly. This is without a doubt the best thing I’ve ever seen at the Fringe. Number of times I’ve seen this show: 4. Number of regrets I have: 0.

Jan van der Black 35 days ago

A very, very enjoyable hour spent with this engaging cast of talented young actors. The songs are well crafted and well performed, witty and strongly characterised.

The story is fun, and sort of almost believable (which is exactly what you want for this kind of show) - certainly enough so for the plot to be sustained and there are plenty of gags sprinkled through it to keep the attention from wavering.

I recommend this wholeheartedly.

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Culture Bean 25 days ago

Writers, Adam Walker-Kavanagh and Tom Fallis clearly have a mind for comedy. They have an ear for music too. From jazz numbers to a country knees up and catchy final number, the songs have range, narrative and heaps of energy.

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Theatre Weekly (4/5 stars) 33 days ago

As the world celebrates fifty years since man first set foot on the moon, it feels like the ideal time for a moon landing musical, or in the case of Chevron Theatre’s One Giant Leap, a comedy musical about the faking of the moon landings. With conspiracy theories abound this young company lifts the lid on humankind’s greatest achievement in a wonderfully fun and astute parody.

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The List (3/5 stars) 34 days ago

Space race musical is playfully humorous...

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