first_imgNew Jersey high school’s celebrated ‘Alien’ play gets encore AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email NORTH BERGEN, N.J. — A New Jersey high school’s stage production of “Alien” is coming back with help from the 1979 film’s director, Ridley Scott.“Alien: The Play” was performed last month at North Bergen High School, which sits about 2 miles (3 kilometres) from the Lincoln Tunnel into New York City.Images of the production’s elaborate sets and special effects drew a huge response online, and Scott wrote a letter to the school praising the students’ creativity.Sigourney Weaver played the character Ellen Ripley in the movie that spawned a franchise. She taped a YouTube video in which she called the production “incredible.”The play’s director, teacher Perfecto Cuervo, said in an email that Scott’s production company provided $5,000 so the school could put on an encore performance April 26.The Associated Presscenter_img by The Associated Press Posted Apr 16, 2019 12:02 pm PDTlast_img