Let Holotronica recommend one experience worth having: Jeff Wayne’s musical version of The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience. War of The Worlds melds together all the joys: theatre, shared experience and high-tech gadgetry. Could there be a better combination? Expect a delicious surrealist reality, with twists and turns that consistently surprise.
First written by H.G.Wells in 1897, War of the Worlds has been reinterpreted by television and radio in a number of adaptations. The story is timeless. Although ostensibly about a martian invasion, the story tocuhes on humankind’s ignorance and vanity. Immersive theatre company dotdotdot are the first to take the story and transform it into a real-life experience. The audience are placed directly into the middle of HG Wells Victorian narrative through a combination of live theatre, Virtual Reality, Augumented Reality and holographic effects. Participants are guided through a multi-sensory experience, which in places geniunely had Holotronica’s heart racing!
The Old London Metal Exchange theatre is a fantastic choice as the setting. It’s old world charms helps to transport the audience into another time and place.
Hologauze® plays a pivotal role at the beginning of the adventure, setting the scene perfectly for what’s to come.
… what is to come? War of the Worlds is shrouded in mystery, but – trust us, it’s one worth solving.