Ethan Lipton (foreground) with Vito Dieterle and Ian M. Riggs (background) in Lipton's world premiere musical, The Outer Space, directed by Leigh Silverman.
Ethan Lipton (foreground) with Vito Dieterle and Ian M. Riggs (background) in the world premiere of Lipton's musical The Outer Space, directed by Leigh Silverman.
(© Joan Marcus)

Ethan Lipton's world premiere musical, The Outer Space is currently in performances at Joe's Pub. Tony nominee Leigh Silverman (Violet) directs the production. Opening night is set for March 8 and performances continue through April 9.

Vito Dieterle, Ian M. Riggs, Ethan Lipton, and Even Levy in The Outer Space.
Vito Dieterle, Ian M. Riggs, Ethan Lipton, and Even Levy in The Outer Space.
(© Joan Marcus)

With book and lyrics by Lipton, The Outer Space also features music composed and performed by Ethan Lipton, Vito Dieterle, Eben Levy, and Ian Riggs. The tale follows two human beings who buy an old spaceship, leaving the noise, pollution, and overpriced rents of Earth for the vast beauty and treacherous terrain of the final frontier.

The Outer Space opens March 8.
The Outer Space opens March 8.
(© Joan Marcus)

The Outer Space features scenic and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Ben Stanton, and sound design by Nicholas Pope.

For tickets and more information, click here.