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Heaven on Earth - By Sledgehammer Theatre
UCSD, Powell Structural Lab
- Thirty years after their first production in a campus canyon, Sledgehammer Theatre returns to UC San Diego with Heaven on Earth, a site-specific play with music and movement around the Powell Structural Lab. In Heaven on Earth, the apocalypse is nigh, but there is a sense time has run its course and something new is about to emerge from the spent fuel of what’s gone before. Like his “Man with the Gas Can” who quietly smokes a cigarette while reminiscing about past love, what will be left if he drops the cigarette into the can? Mee seems to suggest he won’t do it because there is still hope, and there always has been. Hence, Heaven on Earth offers the promise of a future, perhaps even a Utopia, if we plant the right seeds; seeds based on human goodness, love, and community, not the seeds of mass production.
- Powell Structural Lab, UC San Diego Campus
- Walking required. Some seating provided.
- 45 minutes
Distance from Festival Village
- 15 minute shuttle ride