Yuval Sharon

director of "War of the Worlds," The Industry

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Director of The Industry, an experimental opera company based in Los Angeles

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Theater companies have cancelled performances and closed venues due to coronavirus. Many theaters work on slim margins, and staff depend on ticket sales to pay the bills.

LA theaters reel from COVID-19, but there’s reason to be optimistic

Theater companies have cancelled performances and closed venues due to coronavirus. Many theaters work on slim margins, and staff depend on ticket sales to pay the bills.

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Orson Welles’ 1938 broadcast “War of the Worlds” was a radio drama about Martians invading earth, based on the novel by H.G. Wells. It was remade into a movie starring Tom Cruise.

'War of the Worlds' becomes an unconventional opera in LA

Orson Welles’ 1938 broadcast “War of the Worlds” was a radio drama about Martians invading earth, based on the novel by H.G. Wells. It was remade into a movie starring Tom Cruise.

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