A phenomenal critical success when first produced by Western Theatre Conspiracy in 2004, Omniscience is much more than a murder mystery set in a quasi-familiar contemporary landscape of high-tech urban warfare. The plot, already optioned for a movie, is redolent with untrustworthy "embedded" journalists manufacturing positivist pseudo-documentaries about the ongoing victories of our military forces over any and all stripes of vaguely defined terrorists, hell bent on destroying the "wellness" of our contemporary "free society." We recognize immediately the storyline's seamless meld with everyone's favorite post-9/11 reality TV show, the Evening News. On reflection, however, that recognition is strangely discomforting if not downright threatening.
"[A] nuanced murder-mystery…" --Vancouver Sun