Live-Action Graphic Novel: "The Intergalactic Nemesis"

The year is 1933. Pulitzer-winning reporter Molly Sloan, her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez, and a mysterious librarian named Ben Wilcott face the most serious threat Earth has ever known: an impending invasion of sludge monsters from the planet Zygon. This period sci-fi/horror/suspense/ comedy/romance is presented for all ages and in a fresh new format. As three actors, one Foley artist, and a keyboardist perform live voices,  sound effects, and music, more than 1,000 hand-drawn, full-color, high-resolution, mind-blowing comic book images blast from the screen. The Intergalactic Nemesis is a hilarious, uplifting adventure of heroes-by-circumstance overcoming impossible odds.

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The show’s includes multi-disciplinary artist and former Vermont resident Jason Phelps. Before moving to Austin, Texas, Jason and his family lived in Charlotte where he spent five years as a class teacher at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School. He directed several productions at the middle school and high school level, and was the director of the school’s summer theater camps and afterschool programs. His professional work in Vermont also included directing at Middlebury College and performing in Waiting for Godot.

Tickets are $35, $29, $22, and $15 (students with ID and children 17 and under save $4 off top three ticket prices)

This performance is sponsored by C2 with media support from Vermont Public Radio and FOX44. This season’s performances are sponsored by Comcast. Hospitality support for this performance from Townplace Suites by Marriott.

Dance, music, and theater programming, including commissions and residencies, are supported by the Flynn General Endowment, raised over the past five years. The General Endowment received challenge grants from the Ford Foundation New Directions/New Donors program and the Argosy Foundation and was matched by generous support from the community. Flynn Center performances are funded in part by the Arts Endowment Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation; also funded in part by Andrea’s Legacy Fund, used to protect and maintain the Flynn’s performing arts and education programs.

Core Facts

  1. Features former Charlotte, VT resident and Lake Champlain Waldorf School teacher Jason Phelps.

  2. Three actors, one Foley artist, and a keyboardist perform live voices, sound effects, and music.

  3. More than 1,000 hand-drawn, full-color, high-resolution, mind-blowing comic book images blast from the screen.

  4. Hilarious, uplifting adventure of heroes-by-circumstance overcoming impossible odds.

  5. Tickets start at $15.

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“Totally nuts and a ton of fun…do not miss it!”

The Austinist

“In 20 years of directing and producing plays, I’ve never seen an audience respond so positively."

Jason Neulander, creator

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www.flynncenter.org

14th December 2011

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