Broadcast from New York's Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, had many terrified listeners convinced that an actual alien invasion of Earth was taking place.
Adapted by Howard E. Koch, co-writer of Casablanca, and directed and narrated by Orson Welles, this original script detailing the frightening tale of an extraterrestrial takeover will come to life onstage to thrill and chill audiences. Our radio dramas are performed in the style of the Golden Age of Radio with live music and authentically created sound effects.
Performances scheduled for October 25th and 26th at 8 pm at the Embassy Theatre, Downtown Cumberland.
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Event Website: frontandcentrestage.com
Front & Centre Stage presents War of the Worlds as their annual radio drama, complete with live music and authentically created sound effects.