Sci-fi meets forbidden love at the Denver Center Commissioned World Premiere of When Tang Met Laika. Set after the fall of Communism, aWhen_Tang_Met_Laika_419n American astronaut and female Russian cosmonaut begin a love affair thousands of miles above the earth on the space station. But when ghosts from the past and the politics of the people below interfere, the two space lovers must decide whether their relationship should be brought back to Earth or end in space.

This unique play was commissioned by the Denver Center Theatre Company and the Magic Theatre/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation New Science & Technology Plays Initiative and is on a limited month-long run.