SOLD OUT! Live show presented by Mélissa Smith! Part of the STRAND FAMILY SERIES

Co-presented by and taking place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum!

BLAST OFF! The Show is a multimedia one-person performance incorporating music and projection art. Audiences are invited to be daring and venture on a fantastical voyage in space! But beware of aliens!!! The performance will take place inside the 'space shuttle' where big decisions are made and anything is possible.

Recommended ages: 4-10
Runtime: 35 minutes

This performance has a limited capacity – ticket reservations are strongly recommended.

Pay-What-You-Can Tickets: $20, $10, $5, or $0

 Tickets Sold Out 


At the Owls Head Transportation Museum, attendees will be able to view the Gemini spacecraft replica, which will be on display near the performance site. The museum will also be open on the performance day, from 10am to 4pm. MUSEUM ADMISSION: Kids under 17 get FREE admission, adults are $14 and seniors are $12.


Artist Bio:

Mélissa Smith is a New York based performer, theater maker, teaching artist and author. Creator and performer of The Magician's Assistant, member of the band Bee Parks and the Hornets, author of 'Insects & Me A-Z'. Mélissa is dedicated to making engaging and impactful work  for young people, across many mediums, that inspires creativity, curiosity and a great sense of play!




The Strand Family Series is sponsored by Rockland Harbor Hotel and the Owls Head Transportation Museum (supporting sponsors). Grant support includes the Maine Arts Commission, Knox County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts, Nellie Leaman Taft Foundation, the Western Arts Alliance Advancing Indigenous Performance Touring Fund and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Show Dates & Times:

3/25/23 - Saturday

11:00 am,
2:00 pm,

Pay-What-You-Can Tickets:
$0, $5, $10, $20


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