War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast
adapted by Joe Landry

Productions (17)
  • Live Radio Play
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 5 m (4-40 actors possible: 1-9 f, 3-31 m)
  • Set: Unit set, suggesting a 1940s radio station.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-057-6

War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast
adapted by Joe Landry

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Productions (17)
  • Live Radio Play
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 5 m (4-40 actors possible: 1-9 f, 3-31 m)
  • Set: Unit set, suggesting a 1940s radio station.

An alien invasion throws humanity into chaos in the classic sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds--but all it took to cause real-life panic in the streets was Orson Welles's 1938 radio adaptation, which listeners took for news. Now, ten years later, the WBFR radio ensemble recreates the colorful events surrounding the infamous evening, including the full original broadcast. Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-radio-play is a thrilling homage to the form's golden age and timely reminder of what fear can do to a society.

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An alien invasion throws humanity into chaos in the classic sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds--but all it took to cause real-life panic in the streets was Orson Welles's 1938 radio adaptation, which listeners took for news. Now, ten years later, the WBFR radio ensemble recreates the colorful events surrounding the infamous evening, including the full original broadcast. Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-radio-play is a thrilling homage to the form's golden age and timely reminder of what fear can do to a society.

  • Live Radio Play
  • 70 - 75 minutes
  • 1 f, 5 m (4-40 actors possible: 1-9 f, 3-31 m)
  • Set: Unit set, suggesting a 1940s radio station.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-68069-057-6

Production History

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Location
OCT 30, 2018 - OCT 30, 2018
Stage Right Theatre
BEDFORD, TX United States
Stage Right Theatre BEDFORD, TX United States
JUL 27, 2018 - AUG 18, 2018
Lost & Found Productions
Denver, CO United States
Lost & Found Productions Denver, CO United States
DEC 07, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Renaissance Secondary School
Castle Rock, CO United States
Renaissance Secondary School Castle Rock, CO United States
NOV 10, 2017 - NOV 11, 2017
Sturgis High School
Sturgis, MI United States
Sturgis High School Sturgis, MI United States
NOV 02, 2017 - NOV 04, 2017
Midd-West High School
Middleburg, PA United States
Midd-West High School Middleburg, PA United States
OCT 30, 2017 - OCT 30, 2017
ONSTAGE In Bedford
Bedford, TX United States
ONSTAGE In Bedford Bedford, TX United States
OCT 27, 2017 - NOV 05, 2017
RSVP Community Theatre
Asheboro, NC United States
RSVP Community Theatre Asheboro, NC United States
OCT 20, 2017 - OCT 21, 2017
Lutheran High School
Parker, CO United States
Lutheran High School Parker, CO United States
OCT 19, 2017 - OCT 21, 2017
Santa Fe College
Gainesville, FL United States
Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL United States
OCT 14, 2017 - OCT 14, 2017
TheatreontheRoad
Glenham, NY United States
TheatreontheRoad Glenham, NY United States
SEP 28, 2017 - SEP 30, 2017
Centerville High School
Centerville, OH United States
Centerville High School Centerville, OH United States
SEP 21, 2017 - OCT 01, 2017
Main Street Players
Griffin, GA United States
Main Street Players Griffin, GA United States
AUG 24, 2017 - AUG 26, 2017
International House Theatre Group
Melbourne, VIC Australia
International House Theatre Group Melbourne, VIC Australia
AUG 04, 2017 - AUG 09, 2017
Loyola Blakefield
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Loyola Blakefield Edinburgh, United Kingdom
MAY 11, 2017 - MAY 20, 2017
Loyola Blakefield
Towson, MD United States
Loyola Blakefield Towson, MD United States
MAR 24, 2017 - MAR 25, 2017
St Ansgar Drama Department
St Ansgar, IA United States
St Ansgar Drama Department St Ansgar, IA United States
OCT 20, 2016 - OCT 21, 2016
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Baton Rouge, LA United States
Baton Rouge Magnet High School Baton Rouge, LA United States
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Production Group
Location
OCT 30, 2018 - OCT 30, 2018
Stage Right Theatre
BEDFORD, TX United States
Stage Right Theatre BEDFORD, TX United States
JUL 27, 2018 - AUG 18, 2018
Lost & Found Productions
Denver, CO United States
Lost & Found Productions Denver, CO United States
DEC 07, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Renaissance Secondary School
Castle Rock, CO United States
Renaissance Secondary School Castle Rock, CO United States
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