Ascension

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Tue Oct 26, 8:00pm
Wed Oct 27, 8:00pm
Thu Oct 28, 4:00pm
Tue Nov 02, 8:00pm
Wed Nov 03, 8:00pm
Thu Nov 04, 4:00pm
Tue Nov 09, 8:00pm
Wed Nov 10, 8:00pm
Thu Nov 11, 4:00pm
Tue Nov 16, 8:00pm
Wed Nov 17, 8:00pm
Thu Nov 18, 4:00pm

Do you know about it? The Second Sun? It’s real. It’s going to take us home! The Echo Theater Company presents the world premiere of Ascension, an interactive, sci-fi mystery thriller written by D.G. Watson and directed by Echo associate artistic director Ahmed Best.

In this Echo-commissioned, futuristic cyber play that strikes at the heart of our assumptions about faith, memory and reality, Rebel is trapped inside a long, narrow pod. Nobody knows she’s in there… nobody but you, the audience. For some strange reason, your minds and hers are psychically linked, and only you can help her escape. But who is she? And how did you become connected in this way?

Ascension opens on Wednesday, Oct. 6, with performances continuing on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. through Nov. 18 (dark Oct. 19, Oct. 20 and Oct, 21). One preview performance is set for Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets to all performances are $34, except the preview which is Pay-What-You-Want (subject to availability, $5 suggested minimum). Atwater Village Theatre is located at 3269 Casitas Ave in Los Angeles, CA 90039. On-site parking is free. For reservations and information, call (310) 307-3753 or go to www.EchoTheaterCompany.com.

Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours will be required of all patrons, and admittance is limited to ages 12+. All current CDC and local guidelines regarding seating and masks will be followed at each performance.