Challenger: Soaring with Christa McCauliffe
July 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CHALLENGER: Soaring with Christa McAuliffe Performance!
History At Play’s One-Woman Show Honors Educational Pioneer and Teacher In Space
Judith Kalaora (a Framingham, MA native, like Christa) renews Christa McAuliffe’s legacy in this multi-media immersive performance experience, suitable for all ages. CHALLENGER: Soaring with Christa remembers the United States Teacher in Space Program, which launched over thirty years ago, while inviting audiences to discover the true story behind the incredible teacher and educational pioneer. CHALLENGER: Soaring with Christa was honored by the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives, and is produced with the support and approval of both the McAuliffe and Corrigan Families. This is one-time only, special event!
Judith Kalaora, Founder and Artistic Director of History At Play™, has garnered nationwide attention for her one-woman, living history performances, chronicling the lives of legendary women. Her performances have received accolades from journalists, actors, and historians alike and have earned statewide and national recognition. Kalaora has been featured in many news media outlets, including Chronicle HD, WBZ Radio, The Framingham Tab, WACA-TV, The Concord Monitor, and The Washington Times. Jordan Rich, of WBZ Radio, states, “She’s a one woman force of nature and inhabits these women…it takes people like Judith to bring these stories to life…these lost pieces of history. ” The Metrowest Daily News said of her performance debut, “marvelous…fantastic…taken with Kalaora’s performance. ‘Not only did she present it so you believe she was Christa, but I learned things I didn’t know…’”
About History At Play™: History At Play™ was established in 2010 to create enriching historical entertainment. Our productions chronicle the lives of influential and often forgotten women. History At Play™ is women-owned and operated with a commitment to employ artists from the region. Artistic Director Judith is a graduate of Syracuse University and Shakespeare’s Globe Education Program of London, England. www.HistoryAtPlay.com