I've had an opportunity to create some real life art installations and I've loved it! I can thank my theater design friends for my limited education of visual art but it's been cool to get to work on these display windows for the last year or so. The Brea Gallery is a contemproray art space and after many years of just posters in the window, we came to the decision to use the window as an extension of the title wall and the exhibit, itself. Take a look!
Making It Feel Credible
Review of War of the Worlds by Scott Keister of The Orange Curtain Review Thanks for coming! Perhaps the most notorious radio broadcast of all time, The Mercury Theater’s 1938 adaptation of H.G. Wells’ “The War of the Worlds,” directed by and starring Orson Welles and written by Howard Koch, is as much known for the success of its artistic achievements as it is for the supposed nationwide panic it caused, all greatly exaggerated by the newsprint media anxious to discredit the
They Are Here
Today I closed my most recent production War of the Worlds at Curtis Theater. To be honest, this show was way out of my comfort zone and I can't totally say that I really embraced the unknown of it. And it was a real challenge figuring out how to stage a story that was written for a different medium. The script we used was the actual Orson Welles transcript of the 1938 radio broadcast. Welles wanted to do a adaptation of the HG Wells novel but insisted that Howard Koch's scri