Ensemble to read ‘War of the Worlds’

Pike County Courier – Narrowsburg, N.Y. / 16 Oct 2019

An ensemble of actors and sound artists will bring to life H.G. Wells classic sci-fi novel "War of the Worlds" at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Tusten Theatre, 210 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, N.Y. This adaptation by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance playwright-in-residence Chris Booth harkens back to the days of classic radio — but with a twist. Tickets are $20. Call 845-252-7576 or visit delawarevalleyartsalliance.org. It's being recorded for later broadcast at 8 p.m. on Oct. 27 by WJFF Radio Catskill.

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Tusten Theatre Fall Cultural Series

Sullivan County Democrat – Callicoon, NY / 17 Oct 2019

On Saturday, October 26 at 8 p.m., Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) will present the theatre ensemble A Collective in a performance of War of the Worlds adapted from H.G. Wells classic sci-fi novel by Playwright in Residence Chris Booth. The ensemble will perform this production live for a theater audience with a style that harkens back to the days of classic radio — but with a twist. This special event is being recorded for later broadcast Sunday, October 27, 8 p.m. by event co-sponsor WJFF Radio Catskill as a part of their Fall Fund Drive.

Catherine Pulley, Artistic Director of A Collective says of their upcoming performance, “Our ensemble of actors and sound artists will bring this modern adaptation to life while paying homage to the pioneers of radio theater. What’s incredible about Wells’ novel is how relevant it is for today’s audiences who will see themselves in the characters and the story.”

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A Collective Artists Press Release


New adaptation reboots radio theater for the first production of A Collective Artists.

NEW YORK, NY, Oct 16, 2019 — A Collective Artists, a new ensemble determined to provide theater that is accessible and reflective, will perform the premiere of “War of the Worlds: Mosaic,” a sonic storytelling adaptation of the H.G. Wells novel on October 26 at 8 p.m. at the Tusten Theatre in Narrowsburg, NY. The play was written by A Collective Artists Playwright in Residence Chris Booth based on the classic novel and will be performed in a style that brings classic radio theater into the modern age.Presented by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance (DVAA) and cosponsored by WJFF Radio Catskills, the show will also be broadcast on WJFF on Sunday, October 27 at 8 p.m. as part of their fall fundraising drive. “War of the Worlds: Mosaic” is produced by Christina Bottley and directed by Catherine Pulley. Booth also serves as associate producer. The cast includes: Ashley Alvarez, Chris Booth, Christina Bottley, Atticus Cain, Kyle David, Gary Hilborn, Lizzie Stewart, Crystal Tweed, and Paul Urriola. The production team includes: lighting design by Allyson Musmeci, foley artist Justin Geyer, sound engineering and original music composed by Matthew Cox, stage management by Kaelin Elizabeth Fuld, and technical direction by Franco Bottley.

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