One of the most revered dramatic series in television history, The Twilight Zone continues to intoxicate viewers 54 years after it debuted on CBS. While still considered the crowning achievement within its TV sci-fi designation, it's also appreciated outside the genre as a consistently engaging adventure of complex characters and layered social commentary. This weekend, the Theater Company of Lafayette will honor Rod Serling's ground-breaking series with Twilight Zone: Live! on Stage! This evening of nostalgic mimickry is adapting three TZ episodes for live performances: "The Passerby," "Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" and "The Chaser."
We recently geeked-out with the director of that last episode, Vonalda Utterback, chatting about gender-bending, cigarettes and the legacy of Rod Serling.
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