Jamie Arden - Executive Director, Watford Palace Theatre
You are humanity's last chance. The climate crisis has passed the point of no return, and humanity is facing an extinction level event. But there is still a glimmer of hope. You and your fellow colonists are on your way to Mars, armed with the skills and knowledge to create a new home for humanity. Time is ticking, and there are crucial, irreversible decisions to be made. What future will you choose for humanity? And more importantly, will there still be a humanity left to save?
Terraforming Mars is an immersive game theatre production which places you in the driver's seat. Join an intrepid band of colonists in a race against time to be the first settlers on Mars. Utilizing unique gameplay elements, this production challenges you to govern your settlements using brand new immersive technology, build unprecedented scientific advancements with your own hands, and outwit rival colonies in a military coup. Build an empire, defend your legacy, and conquer the untamed wilds of Mars. Explore a custom-built world that responds and reacts to your every move, just be prepared to grapple with the consequences. Humanity's future is yours to control. What will you do with it?
Ludens Theatre Company is thrilled to have been selected as a part of Watford Palace Theatre's AGITATE! Program. As a company, we are passionate about building the immersive theatre community. Introducing new audiences to the artform is a crucial step in the community-building process, and we are excited to partner with WPT to bring this thriving medium of theatre beyond the confines of the London-dominated scene. We hope our innovative work will inspire Watford audiences to find a new home in the immersive community.
Writer/Director/Capt. Hank Rodgers - Danny Romeo
Writer/Producer/Dielan Ruhanruhan - Ben Chamberlain
Sound Design/Costume/Dr. Althea Yarrow - Emily Jane Kerr
Tad Bromley - Tom Claire
Ganymede Steinem - Paul Boyall
Creative Software Design - Diana Vallverdu & June Kuhn
Production Photos - Alex Walton