Still Life with Rocket

Conceived and directed by Mollye Maxner
Movement directed by Mollye Maxner and Kelly Maxner

With Etta’s death rapidly approaching, her grown children return home, reviving the wild, reckless, and brutal games of their youth. When long-buried secrets are resurrected, the games become battles that threaten to tear the family apart. A raucous new performance event that blends theater, dance, and art installation, Still Life with Rocket delves into the fragmenting mind of a dying matriarch and the strength of the family she created.

Still Life with Rocket is a Theater Alliance commission and made possible through generous support from The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation and:


Performance Information:
Still Life with Rocket is a unique theatrical experience, where during parts of the performance you will be asked to stand or walk. These brief moments will be similar to walking through a gallery or museum.

Audience entry will be staggered in 10 minute time slots in groups of 6-8 people. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot. Late admittance is not guaranteed and is at the discretion of house management.

Run Time:
100 minutes with no intermission

Ticket Prices:
Adult – $40
(no online processing fees at all)

Senior/Student/Military – $30
(no online processing fees at all)

*all previews are half price.

Radical Neighboring Initiative
Name Your Own Price tickets are available for each performance to make sure that the price of a ticket does not stop anyone from seeing live theater.  To claim a ticket under the program just show up at the Box Office one hour before the show. 



Etta – Annie Houston
Nathan – Justin Weaks*
Tracy – Teresa Spencer
Cyrus – Jared Shamberger
Caleb – Ben Gunderson*
Dancer/Woman – Devinne Cook
Dancer/Woman – Kate McFalls

*Member Actor’s Equity Association


Writer, Director, Movement Director – Mollye Maxner
Movement Director – Kelly Maxner
Assistant Director – Matthew Alan Ward
Scenic Designer – Andrew Cohen
Costume Designer – Kelsey Hunt+
Lighting Designer – William K. D’Eugenio
Projections and Multimedia Designer – Kelly Colburn
Sound Designer and Composer – Matthew M. Nielson+
Properties Designer and Set Dressing – Patti Kalil
Production Manager – Scott Little
Stage Manager – Eric Swartz

+ Member United Scenic Artists, USA Local 829