The Space Baby Story
Starring three-time Tony nominee Charlie Brown
(Trading Places, Drop Squad, Legal
Eagles, The Temptations, Kennedy) (as “Blue”), and
introducing Sam Dean (“Mental Man”), Sophia Dean (“Nature
Girl”), William Dean (“Space Baby”), and Nancy Todd
(“Nurse Nancy”), with a special appearance by Peter Wolf (solo artist, formerly of
J. Geils Band).
Eight year old Sam
(“Mental Man”) seems to know everything – except what he
should do with his life. Born with an intense desire to explain
everything, Sam is a natural teacher…but he needs a student. For
as long as he can remember he’s wanted a little brother, someone who
would really understand him – not like his five year old sister Sophia
(“Nature Girl”). But so far, Sam’s Frankenbaby
experiments have failed, and he doesn’t know why. Filled with
questions, Sam decides to invent a communication device that will allow him
to speak directly to the Universe.
Working maniacally in his secret underground lab, Sam solders and
glues and screws gizmos onto a colander. Donning the wacky helmet, Sam
is at first startled by a strange but lovely voice in his head (“the
Universe”), and then frightened by the appearance of an alien
(“Space Baby”) stomping around the forest and throwing acorns at
him. But before long, Sam comes to believe that the alien is the little
brother he’s always wanted.
Sam’s best friend lives next door at Forgotten Dreams Rest
Home. Ageless and magical, Blue was the greatest pitcher of all
time. When Blue hears what Sam has found, he reveals an incredible
secret: without knowing it, Sam has created the receiving half of the
Holy Grail, a device which allows its Keeper to communicate with “the
other dimension.” The baby that Sam sees when he wears his helmet
is the long-awaited “new soul for the earth,” and Sam is to be
his Caretaker! But as yet, the baby is only a message from the Universe,
a sort of Zen riddle that Sam alone must unravel.
How does Blue know all this? Hundreds of years ago inAfrica,
Blue himself was the Keeper of the Holy Grail – until it was destroyed
by slave traders. Now Blue needs Sam’s genius as a mad scientist to
rebuild the other half of the Grail and make the baby real. Bymidnight. Or else all will be lost. Sam and
Blue have become a serious threat to the forces of evil. The new rest
home administrators, evil Nurse Nancy and her demonic Crow, have been seeking
to destroy the Grail for over 5,000 years. This time they’ll stop
at nothing. Can Sam withstand their dark forces? Will
Sophia’s squadron of ladybug fighter pilots stop Nurse Nancy?
Does Sam have the courage to catch Blue’s final pitch? Will
our hero figure out the riddle of the Universe in time to save the world from
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