The War of the Worlds

WotW poster

 

The War of the Worlds

Adapted by Ben Hernandez
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
This production will be directed by Professor Stephen Rothman
All performances are free. (there is a pay-what-you-can option)
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Performance Schedule
Saturday, November 14 @ 7pm
Sunday, November 15 @ 7pm
Wednesday, November 18 @ 7pm
Thursday, November 19 @ 7pm
Friday, November 20 @ 7pm
Saturday, November 21 @ 7pm
 

The classic H. G. Wells 19th Century Science Fiction Novel about an invasion of Earth by alien beings from Mars gets placed in November of 2020 in a modern update as frighteningly real as our current world situation. Locked down by the Corona Virus, dealing with issues of racial and social injustice and in the aftermath of the November 3 election, a group of Los Angelenos find themselves face to face with an invading army of  extraterrestrial beings. With the downtown skyline in flames and cell phones being blocked ("so much for 5G") the internet remains the only communication tool available for a band of good friends to try to rescue family and avoid alien death rays and direct blood-bathed confrontation.

 

Using OBS (Open Broadcast Software), the action of the live play performance includes scenes on the devastated streets of Los Angeles, alien invaders, decimated hospital hallways, and emergency metro bus evacuations all performed in the safety of every cast members’ home. WAR OF THE WORLDS takes the latest Zoom innovative technology to a new and bold level making LIVE DIGITAL THEATRE an art form you must see to believe.