Astronaut Bill Cooke returns from the first manned mission to Mars bearing secrets and illicit cargo. Now his wife and teenage children are all that stand between Bill and a shocking action that will alter not only their lives, but also all of humanity.
Advance Man is the first part of Mac Rogers' science fiction epic The Honeycomb Trilogy, three standalone plays set in the same universe chronicling a primal conflict - at once intimate and global - that will redefine the nature of the human race.
“It’s always nice to see sci-fi wrested from movies and TV and brought back to the stage. This is especially true when it is in the hands of talented artists like Mac Rogers and director Jordana Williams… If the first play in the series, Advance Man, is any indication, Rogers has written another sci-fi hit.” - StageBuzz, Read More
“If you want to make an argument for bringing science fiction to live theater, look no further than Mac Rogers’ Advance Man.” - Tor.com, Read More
“CRITICS PICK! This effectual first part thrives in its persuasive entangling of science fiction with straightforward domestic drama.” Backstage
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“Fascinating, suspenseful, and gripping… Mac Rogers is one of the most intriguing playwrights working today.” Broadway World, Read More
“Rogers’ writing is daring… Jordana Williams’ direction is nothing short of fantastic. I was with this play every moment. And I eagerly wait what happens next in part two.” NYTheatre.com, Read More
The Honeycomb Trilogy was originally presented by Gideon Productions in three separate productions over the first half of 2012 at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, NY. Advance Man premiered in January 2012 under the direction of Jordana Williams.