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 bring it to life onstage to thrill and chill audiences.
This live radio play will be produced by the Kettle Moraine Players and directed by Al Wallisch. It is our first ever attempt at a radio play so a lot of the details are estimates.
Characters: 4-22 which could all be male or more likely 9 will be female.
Rehearsals begin September 23 with 2 per week.
Performances: 9 from October 18-27