New musical focuses on astronaut lost in space

A brand new musical,

A brand new musical, "The Desire of the Astronaut," made its worldwide debut in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon. (5/4/16)

THE BRONX - A brand new musical, "The Desire of the Astronaut," made its worldwide debut in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon.

It's the story of a Puerto Rican astronaut named Esteban who gets stranded in space.

It's based on real-life scenarios NASA astronauts train for.

It raises issues of isolation, despair, longing, love and the desire for justice, according to cast members.

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