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OTHER WORLD: A New Musical

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BOOK BY HUNTER BELL
MUSIC & LYRICS BY JEFF BOWEN AND ANN MCNAMEE
DIRECTED BY JENN RAPP
CHOREOGRAPHY BY KARLA PUNO GARCIA

One moment Sri and Lorraine are in a garage on Earth. The next, they’re unexpectedly transported into Sri’s favorite video game, Other World. Now trapped in the game and in a race against the clock, this unlikely pair must work together, discover their inner strengths, and connect with gifted gamers and astonishing avatars in order to survive and find a way home. With art direction provided by Academy Award–winning Weta Workshop (The Lord of the Rings, Avatar), this heartfelt, humorous musical explores the connections we make on- and off-line, while celebrating the families and friendships we need to thrive in any world. Join us for this spectacular, original, otherwordly adventure. Your journey begins...now!

CRITICS ARE RAVING ABOUT OTHER WORLD

“WOW! OTHER WORLD has it all — a double turntable stage, a full stage LED projection wall, art direction by Academy Award-winning Wētā Workshop, puppets by Achesonwalsh Studios, and award-winning creative team members.”
- BroadwayWorld
“OTHER WORLD does a lot of things: It’s an energetic musical with cast that shows the true diversity of gaming communities, it touches on issues like overcoming loss, and it transports the audience inside the game itself with the help of live special effects, both practical and technical.”
- Technical.ly
“A video game spectacle! A great show for the whole family to enjoy.”
- Delaware Arts Info
“This is the kind of musical that makes the future seem brighter in any world. A show about connection and togetherness, friendship and community.”
- Broad Street Review
"The lighting design heightens the immense wonderment of the stunning, oversized magical creature puppets. The projections are superbly vivid and realistic. The costumes blow any competition out of the realm."
- BroadwayWorld
"Spectacular, enthralling and breathtaking. The combination of video technology, rolling scenery and dazzling costumes wonderfully creates the various realms of the game."
- Town Square Live