A lot of science fiction's greatest works deal with the question of immortality: Do we really want to live forever? And would we still be human if we no longer aged or died? A new stage play called The Future, imported from Britain to New York, deals with this question in a very personal way, via the most urbane of…
How do you put the complicated ideas and huge plot devices of science fiction on stage, with a live performance? Some of our greatest works of science fiction lately have been stage plays, but it always seems like a small miracle that SF can work in this medium.
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