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Update: Tickets to attend the show in person have sold out. Thanks for your enthusiasm! That doesn’t mean you can’t watch though — tune in July 28th on Twitch, YouTube, or the Live Event Viewer on PS3 to be a part of this one-time-only event.

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I love great video game stories. Today, the narrative potential of our medium has never been greater. The best video games blend world-class acting, writing, music and gameplay to create art that rivals the best works in other entertainment mediums.

To celebrate that point, I’m excited to announce an experimental project I’ve been working on with Naughty Dog and PlayStation.

The Last of Us: One Night Live

On Monday July 28th, one of last year’s most acclaimed games, The Last of Us, will come to the theatrical stage in Los Angeles for a special one-night-only performance.

One Night Live will highlight the artistry behind The Last of Us with a live reading of select scenes by the principal actors, under the direction of Neil Druckmann from Naughty Dog. Scheduled to appear are Troy Baker, Ashley Johnson, Merle Dandridge, Hana Hayes, and Annie Wersching. In addition, Academy Award winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla will perform selections from his score. How this all fits together will remain a bit of a mystery until it happens, but trust me when I say it will be a very special evening.

This one-time-only performance will be staged at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Monday, July 28 at 7 PM PT. PlayStation fans who will be in the area that evening can secure free tickets to attend the performance in person. Check the PlayStation Facebook page for details on how to register.

If you can’t join us in Santa Monica, select portions of the program will be streamed live around the world on Twitch, YouTube and PlayStation Network’s Live Event Viewer. And while it goes without saying, the event will include some story spoilers.

I hope you’ll join us on July 28th to celebrate The Last of Us and the creativity of the people behind it.

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snakeeyes211 said:

July 21st, 9:05 am

Nice :-)

Mercenary09 said:

July 21st, 9:09 am

That’s pretty awesome guys! Congrats! Just wish I didn’t live on the opposite coast so I could see it.

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    Geoff Keighley said:

    July 21st, 12:14 pm

    You can watch the livestream next week on PSN, YouTube or Twitch! Join us!

Foxx said:

July 21st, 9:13 am

Nice! Any chance there’s an update on when the Live Event Viewer will make it to the PS4? Would love to stream on there.

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    Geoff Keighley said:

    July 21st, 12:15 pm

    I don’t believe the live event viewer will be available on PS4 by the time of this event unfortunately. But you can watch it on the web/mobile on Twitch or YouTube.

Sum-Mischief said:

July 21st, 9:15 am

Very , very nice looking forward to it. Haven’t Pre-order yet !, but will next week.

xeno3d said:

July 21st, 9:16 am

This looks like it will be great

TruePSIVWiiUFan said:

July 21st, 9:21 am

ANNIE WERSCHING!?!?!? Awesome!

ChaoticAssault31 said:

July 21st, 9:23 am

Awesome, I can’t wait until the game is released again on PS4. :) I’ve been forcing myself to not play it on PS3 for a while since I am getting The Last of Us Remastered. :) I can’t wait until the 29th. 1 more week.

Sil3ntXCG said:

July 21st, 9:30 am

WISHED we lived in CA!!!! :(

gor1llap1mp said:

July 21st, 9:30 am

What!? So is this a play? Unreal, and oh so clever! Geoff, this is genius and if so imagine doing Bioshock or something? Cant hardly wait!

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    Geoff Keighley said:

    July 21st, 12:17 pm

    What we’re creating here is something new, so I wouldn’t exactly describe it as a play. It’s a big experiment. The actors will be reading select scenes from the game, and Gustavo will be performing selections from his score. There are some other twists to how it is all being staged, but tune in to see more.

RawWilson1 said:

July 21st, 9:36 am

I’m not going to watch this. This is going to be for those who are on the fence about this game. Not for us who have already pre-ordered it. Can’t wait til the 29th to play it, tho^-^

JanusDS said:

July 21st, 9:45 am

Sounds like a fun event, wish I could be there in person. Glad to see you guys still mixing it up and keeping the fun coming from every angle.

OldMovieCowboy said:

July 21st, 9:50 am

I live only about one hour away!

Grey_Fox007 said:

July 21st, 9:52 am

If only I could be there in person… (UK)

LinkOFF27 said:

July 21st, 9:55 am

Nice! ^_^

OldMovieCowboy said:

July 21st, 9:56 am

Yes! Just reserved my ticket looking forward to this and only a week away!

angel95-_- said:

July 21st, 10:05 am

it’s on the100 year anniversary of WW1

tejonjonjon said:

July 21st, 10:07 am


Big_Boss9293 said:

July 21st, 10:10 am

Reserved two tickets for my girlfriend and I, can’t wait for this!

angel95-_- said:

July 21st, 10:11 am

you can count on me to be on that live stream :)

boomstickbhg said:

July 21st, 10:15 am

This looks pretty cool for people who happen to live in that small area of North America.

If you’re only going to stream “select portions” then I see no reason to watch the stream.

I will be buying this game (again) on release day though.

Zacky-V-A7X said:

July 21st, 10:24 am

Awesome!! This must be one hell of a experience.

the-machine-24 said:

July 21st, 10:36 am

What a great idea! Have never seen anything similar to this. Attending in person and to meet all these great people would be so awesome! :-) But I guess a livestream must suffice – looking forward to this!

sesho1 said:

July 21st, 11:36 am

My question is if its a free event, why not stream the ENTIRE thing, not just “select” segments? Everybody doesn’t live in California.

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    Geoff Keighley said:

    July 21st, 12:19 pm

    Most of the event will be streamed, but there is a part of it that is reserved just for the live audience that came out to the theater. You’ll find out why next week.

NAMEK said:

July 21st, 11:45 am

So Awsome!!!! tried to register but it sold out quick :(

Budapesti said:

July 21st, 11:46 am

Tickets already sold out. :(

nsaynity said:

July 21st, 12:06 pm

“……select portions of the program will be streamed live around the world on Twitch, YouTube and PlayStation Network’s Live Event Viewer”

Please, please, PLEASE record the entire thing for later viewing, even if you’re not going to stream it all that day. It’s cool to give the fans that are going to be there and purchased tickets “their day” , but the rest of us would like to see it all eventually. God I wish I lived in CA. :(

FJ1100_rider said:

July 21st, 12:24 pm

this is off topic but I’m hoping someone from sony sees it anyway
is there any chance of a return of the monday posts showing sales ? wince the monday + posts are no longer needed we have lost the sales posts from mondays and that was the main reason a lot of people waited for those + posts , so they could see what sales were coming in tuesday and decide if they wanted to add funds or not

a return of the monday post showing sales would be much appreciated by all I;d imagine

lisatsunami said:

July 21st, 2:11 pm

I’ll be watching the stream. Should be very interesting to see the actors interact. Thanks for doing this, Geoff.


July 21st, 2:35 pm

I have the money to buy a ps4 but Sony is taking it to fare with the cost to have fun + tax + online fee pay to play lol with all the money we put in psn you guys are Crazy. if is free to play online maybe ill buy one PS. Sony your trying to hard or just being to hard and hard is not for me ;)

pikmin44 said:

July 21st, 2:40 pm

I can’t wait to see this!!! To bad I will just have to settle for watching it online though…

And89LB said:

July 21st, 3:46 pm

To all the fans who got tickets… If you are unable to go please cancel so those of us who are able to attend can go?
Also is this an option to whomever can answer that question?

JuniorPS said:

July 21st, 4:23 pm

Hell people, I tried to get a ticket but no luck. I’m living in Peru but I would definitely go all the way up there if you can get me tickets. Let me know! I’m dead-serious. For real.

Muffnkiller7-20 said:

July 21st, 4:57 pm

NO! its sold out, i wish i saw this sooner. live stream it is.

iternalcreed said:

July 21st, 5:02 pm

Will it be on play stations twitch or naughty dogs? Or both? But most likely I’m going since it’s a 20 min drive from were I from.

iternalcreed said:

July 21st, 5:03 pm

Sold out?!:( oh well. Twitch here we go.

Lestatdelioncort said:

July 21st, 5:05 pm

@33 what game were you playing

Shadow_Enz said:

July 21st, 5:13 pm

I’ll be watching on the Live Event Viewer :) Very excited for this.

“It’s the little things…”

Mister_Zurkon said:

July 21st, 8:09 pm

No Nolan North? too bad, David was the only character I liked.

JohnXCaldwell said:

July 21st, 9:03 pm

This is such a great idea. I wish I could attend in person–I’ll definitely watch it live online.

Lanark77 said:

July 21st, 10:55 pm

This is the most legitimate idea since bread.

honkayjeezus said:

July 21st, 11:27 pm

Instead of making a mockery out of a Sony first party drought for PS4…

Why not just show gameplay footage?

I agree with neuropunk above me, these writers and leads that want to make movies should go do that. Fifty bucks for a year old movie is steep.

jahonius80 said:

July 22nd, 12:15 am

That is a great way to promote your game, and provide an awesome fan service.

I hope the game does well on PS4

Big_Boss9293 said:

July 22nd, 12:17 am

Is Nolan North going to be at the event? Will we be able to meet the actors at the event? I would love to personally meet everyone!!!

scaife97 said:

July 22nd, 1:35 am

Yo guys, this is an incredible event by the sounds of it but sadly cannot be there as I live in England and all ready it’s sold out, my question is would what is the twitch channels name that it will be streamed on?

gta4psx said:

July 22nd, 4:41 am

congrats Naughty Dog and Playstation……

markjokestar said:

July 22nd, 5:21 am

I would love to see this. It’s possible to watch twitch streaming from the twitch website on PS4, so i’ll be watching it form my own PS4! ;)

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July 22nd, 5:22 am



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G_a-z_o-c_i_a_6 said:

July 22nd, 11:03 am

Will it be available somewhere for later viewing for those who miss it?

RaW-D-Coy said:

July 22nd, 7:40 pm

pc release when?

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