Great Performances Hosts LA THEATRE WORKS Nation’s Foremost Radio Theatre Company with War of the Worlds and The Lost World
Launches Great Performances Dance Season with Lost Action
Nashville, TN–Thursday, October 8 at 7:30pm Great Performances at Vanderbilt brings LA Theatre Works’ double bill of a War of the Worlds reenactment and Lost World to Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium. Under the leadership of Producing Director, Susan Albert Loewenberg, L.A. Theatre Works (LATW) has been the foremost radio theater company in the United States for two decades.
Recreating the breathless pace and convincing details of Orson Welles’ infamous radio broadcast, L.A. Theatre Works makes it clear why H.G. Wells’War of the Worlds is truly the mother of all space invasions. Although originally produced in 1938, this fascinating piece still resonates today.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s campy adventure The Lost World follows this scientific expedition deep into the Amazon jungle — and back in time. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s campy adventure The Lost World follows this scientific expedition deep into the Amazon jungle — and back in time.
A performance panel discussion will be held October 8 at Noon at The Vanderbilt Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy with the Company actors and Vanderbilt Performance Art students. The event promises to be memorable as the topic of Censorship in the Arts is explored in both historic and contemporary terms. Check Website for more details.
Tickets for the performance on Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 pm are on sale at the Sarratt Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster telecharge at 615.255.9600, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Single ticket prices are $36,$33, and $29 for individuals, $ 17 for VU Faculty/Staff, $10 for all area students/children with a valid ID, and $5 for VU students.
If available, tickets will be sold the night of the performance at the box office. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visithttp://www.vanderbilt.edu/greatperformances/schedule.html.