The Annotated War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script

The Annotated War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script
based on the novel by H. G. Wells
by Howard E. Koch

Productions (1)
  • Science Fiction Drama
  • 60 - 65 minutes
  • 5 m, 6 either (4-22 actors possible: 0-9 f, 4-22 m)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-466-0

The Annotated War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script
based on the novel by H. G. Wells
by Howard E. Koch

(0)
Productions (1)
  • Science Fiction Drama
  • 60 - 65 minutes
  • 5 m, 6 either (4-22 actors possible: 0-9 f, 4-22 m)
  • Set: Minimal.

The original manuscript used for the notorious 1938 Mercury Theatre broadcast of The War of the Worlds, this book includes notes and changes to the script marked by the broadcast's director and narrator: Orson Welles. The script was adapted from the H. G. Wells novel by Howard E. Koch, co-writer of Casablanca, and follows the chilling tale of an alien invasion of Earth that threatens to destroy humanity. Read More

Read For FREE Add Script(s) To Cart License Performances Scripts & Performances

Pricing Information

Performance Fee $80
Standard Edition $9.99
Stage Manager Edition $18.99

Play Details

The original manuscript used for the notorious 1938 Mercury Theatre broadcast of The War of the Worlds, this book includes notes and changes to the script marked by the broadcast's director and narrator: Orson Welles. The script was adapted from the H. G. Wells novel by Howard E. Koch, co-writer of Casablanca, and follows the chilling tale of an alien invasion of Earth that threatens to destroy humanity.

(A cleaned-up, formatted Acting Edition of this script is available for rehearsal and performance purposes.)

  • Science Fiction Drama
  • 60 - 65 minutes
  • 5 m, 6 either (4-22 actors possible: 0-9 f, 4-22 m)
  • Set: Minimal.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-466-0

Production History

Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
AUG 18, 2017 - AUG 19, 2017
Ivy Tech Community College
Bloomington, IN United States
Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington, IN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
AUG 18, 2017 - AUG 19, 2017
Ivy Tech Community College
Bloomington, IN United States
Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington, IN United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
No professional productions.