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The Time Machine, part 4 of 4

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Welcome back to the podcast!

It’s hard to pin down which was the first time travel story (if you know, be sure to let us know or post about it in the forums!) but it’s undeniable the influence and effect that H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine has had on the general idea. Having the Time Traveller go so far into the future avoids the temptation to try to guess at what today’s modern trends and fashions would have evolved into in favor of exploring a completely alternate reality, while also taking a stab at the ultimate fate of mankind.

This installment of the podcast, The Time Machine, will be presented in four parts.  Written by H. G. Wells and adapted by Thomas E. Fuller, The Time Machine is one of the most well-known examples of classic science fiction.

The original playbill for the performance.  Illustration by Lindsay Archer!

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The Time Machine was performed live at the Academy Theatre on March 3 and 4, 2012, as a benefit for the Atlanta History Center.

The Atlanta History Center is a unique campus that houses the Atlanta History Museum, Centennial Olympic Games Museum, Swan House, Smith Family Farm, six historic gardens, and the Kenan Research Center. The Atlanta History Center also includes the Margaret Mitchell House, located off-site at our Midtown campus.