While playing The Last of Us, one of the very best video games 2013 had to offer, did you think to yourself “Gee whiz, I sure would like to see a live stage performance of this!”? Probably not. I mean c’mon now—the set design and construction alone would be too much to ask of anyone.
But for those of you who did think this, there is one chance and one chance only to see something along these lines. This upcoming Monday, July 28th, the main voice cast will take part in a live reading of some of the scenes from the game dubbed The Last of Us: One Night Live. Even better, they’ll be accompanied by Gustavo Santaolalla and his incredible score…which is worth seeing/hearing live alone. Seriously, the music Santaolalla, who already has won two Academy Awards, created could hang with the 2013 Best Original Score Oscar nominees. Not many video games can say that.
You can see a trailer for the live performance, which shares where you can watch online if you’re not one of the lucky few that gets to attend, below, along with a video that looks at Santaolalla’s score.
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