Intergalactic Nemesis: Graphic Novel Brought to Life With Actors and Sound Effects
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The last date listed for The Intergalactic Nemesis was Thursday May 12, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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Fellowship for Performing Arts, the company behind the acclaimed hit The Screwtape Letters, now brings another of C.S. Lewis' fascinating fantasies to the stage. As in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Great Divorce brims with Lewis' signature wit and imagination as it follows several colorful characters on a bus ride from a suburb in hell to the outskirts of heaven, while exploring the vagaries of human nature and the divide between good and evil. Adapted by Max McLean and Brian Watkins with the blessing of the Lewis estate, this production is part of a national tour and stars Broadway actors Tom Beckett, Christa Scott-Reed and Joel Rainwater from the U.S. run of The Lion King. Learn More
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I really enjoyed the event, as it was such a new twist on theatre - like live theatre crossed w/ a movie. There were 2 sets of characters - on-screen & on-stage. Neat! And the sound-effects person was fabulous & so entertaining (dry macaroni in a box as a shaker!!). I do agree w/ the other reviewer - middle aisle tix would have been better (ours were orchestra, but off to the side). All in all, a great show!
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Harkening to the days of live radio broadcast, this event was a truly unique and special event. The writing was clever and entertaining and brought to life beautifully by the voice actors. The sound effects were undoubtedly my favorite part and...continued
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In fall 2007, Houstonians had a chance to see The Intergalactic Nemesis, the story of Pulitzer-winner Molly Sloan and her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez in the form of a radio drama, but now… imagine 1,250 hand-drawn full-color action-packed images projected one-by-one onto a huge screen, three actors voicing dozens of characters and one sound engineer creating hundreds of sound effects before your very eyes! Imagine being swept away by the incredible original music and a story that transports you from Rumania to Scotland to Tunis to the far reaches of outer space! The stage version of The Intergalactic Nemesis projects the comic book artwork panel-by-panel while three actors perform the voices, one foley artist creates the sound effects, and one keyboardist plays the score, all live.
About the Ticket Supplier: Society for the Performing Arts
Society for the Performing Arts is the largest nonprofit presenting organization of its kind in the entire Southwest. Each year SPA presents internationally acclaimed artists from the entire performing arts spectrum, traditional to avant-garde alike, from large orchestras and dance companies to recitalists and solo performers, for an entire season of events.