Apocalypse Now

“For many young people in the computer age, massive multi-player online video games become a home more real than the physical world around them,” says director Dan Morbyrne. In the dark comedy Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, the teenagers in a suburban subdivision of identical houses, obsessively playing a zombie-killing game set in a suburban subdivision of identical houses, lose the ability to distinguish between the game on the screen and the world outside the window—until the two start to overlap for real.

Oct. 26-28, $10-15, The Drama Studio, 41 Oakland St., Springfield, (413) 739-1983, dramastudio.org.

Author: Chris Rohmann

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