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Delaware Theater Company announces the world premiere of the musical Other World. This humorous and heartfelt musical explores the connections people make online and offline, while celebrating the families and friendships they need to thrive in any world.
Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell wrote the book. Obie Award winner Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee wrote the music and lyrics. Adrienne Campbell-Holt, recipient of the Lucille Lortel Visionary Directing Award, is directing and Karla Puno Garcia is the choreographer. Other World also provides art direction for Oscar-winning Wētā Workshop (The Lord of the Rings, Avatar).
Other World tells the story of Sri and Lorraine, who are transported into Sri’s favorite video game and find themselves trapped. In a race against time, the duo must work together, discover their inner strengths, and connect with players and avatars in order to survive and find their way home.
The show runs from February 23 to March 20, 2022 and stars Bonnie Milligan. Milligan currently stars in Kimberly Akimbo and made her Broadway debut as Pamela in Head Over Heels, having originated the role at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. First National Tour: Original Pat in Kinky Boots. Off-Broadway: God Bless You Mr. Rosewater (Encores!), Gigantic (Vineyard Theater); Jasper in Deadland (Prospect Theatre). Television: Recurring as Kathryn on Search Party (TBS), Happy! (Syfy).
“The Delaware Theater Company is very pleased to produce this world premiere musical,” said DTC Executive and Artistic Director Bud Martin. “Our audience will be taken on a spectacular, quirky and otherworldly journey, with a heartwarming message that will resonate with the whole family.”
DTC offers public performances interpreted in ASL on March 6 at 2:00 p.m., March 17 at 7:00 p.m. and March 19 at 2:00 p.m. On March 19, DTC will also offer an inclusive open performance. This live theatrical experience welcomes people with various abilities and/or disabilities to enjoy the show together in a “no-hush” zone. (Note: Seating is assigned for this show.) House lights will remain on low during the performance. Social stories are available in advance upon request. Soft earplugs, fidget toys and a soothing room will be available if needed. Audio description will be available on March 12 at 2 p.m. and March 18 at 8 p.m.
Other World welcomes cosplay for those attending the show. Audience members can come with their favorite game, comic book, TV show, movie, anime, manga, or even their original character. When choosing a look and bringing a character to life, keep in mind that Other World is an event for all ages. Do not bring any cosplay weapons to the show. We want to keep the theater a safe area.
Performances take place on the Delaware Theater Company stage, located at 200 Water Street in Wilmington, DE, just steps from the beautiful Riverfront. Other World runs from February 23 to March 20, 2022. Tickets are on sale now, starting at $29 for adults and $20 for students, and can be purchased online at delawaretheatre.org or by calling the box office at 302-594-1100. Free parking is available just outside the theater on Orange Street and next door at 101 Avenue of the Arts.
Delaware Theater Company requires patrons attending our production of Other World, February 23-March 20, to show proof of vaccination prior to entering the theater or a negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to showtime . A matching photo ID must also be presented. Additionally, per CDC guidelines, we require everyone inside the building to properly wear masks at all times.