The Mission of the Vega
Casper Planetarium - Planetarium
904 N Poplar Street
Casper, Wyoming 82601
Phone: (307) 577-0310
Fax: (307) 577-6750
February 26th, 2012
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Contact: Michele Wistisen
February 23, 24, and 25 at 7:30 PM
February 26 at 2:00 PM (this performance will be in German)
“The Mission of the Vega” (“Das Unternehmen der Wega”) is a Theatre of the Mind production presented by the Planetarium and Stage III Theater. This is an old-style radio play written by Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt. The production will use sound effects similar to radio productions. The Feb 26th performance will be presented in German by a student cast. For times and more information, call 234-0946 or 577-0310.
Plot: It’s the eve of war on Earth. A diplomatic delegation goes to the penal colony on Venus in order to enlist the help of its inhabitants. In return, the criminals would be allowed to return to Earth…but will they agree?