Some High Schoolers Created "Alien: The Play" and it is DIY Awesome
You've got to see their "facehugger scene".
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Twitter user Paul Owens started posting some images and videos like the one above from the staged production, and it's truly impressive what these students managed to put together using recycled materials. Here is another extended look at their Xenomorph creation.
The kids had NO budget, which goes to show all of us what can be done with ingenuity and creative desire.
Twitter was abuzz with the story, and even the official Alien account chimed in, validating the effort:
We are impressed! 40 years and still going strong... https://t.co/NJGJIZj2oq— Alien (@AlienAnthology) March 23, 2019
Here is a trailer for the show.
Entertainment Weekly spoke to the teachers who helped the students put the passion project together, amidst cries from celebrities on Twitter for the show to hit Broadway.
It's one of those stories that reminds you that big things can come from humble DIY beginnings.