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Highland Brings 'The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script' To The Stage

 

September 29, 2021

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Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents "The War of the Worlds: The 1938 Radio Script" with live, in-person performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, Friday, Oct. 8. and Saturday, Oct. 9 in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center, 2998 W. Pearl City, Rd., Freeport, Ill.

Broadcast from New York's Mercury Theatre in 1938, the infamous radio play, based on the novel by H. G. Wells, had many terrified listeners convinced of an actual alien invasion of earth was taking place. Adapted by Howard E. Koch, co-writer of the movie "Casablanca," and directed and narrated by Orson Wel...



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