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MIT affiliated artist Kurt Lancaster of Shakespeare and Company has completed the first set of monologues -- Jessica's Journey -- for his new web site narrative Letters from Orion. Mr. Lancaster, who wrote and directed the project which he calls a "convergence of theater, film and web aesthetics," has cast two MIT students in these "video letters" in a saga from the year 2632: Anand Sarwate, a senior in electrical engineering and computer science, plays Captain Sanjanon, and Annemarie Sheets, a junior in biology, portrays Katie.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 16, 2001.

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