War of the Worlds: An Audio Drama

Oct 20, 2020

Friday October 30 at 8 p.m.

In 1938 the legendary Mercury Theatre Company led by Orson Welles delivered the single most notorious broadcast in radio history - a riveting adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds.

The broadcast’s depiction of a Martian invasion was so realistic, it incited a nation-wide panic. This Halloween, pop in your earbuds as CSC brings Wells’ chilling sci-fi thriller back to life in a brand new auditory experience inspired by the Mercury Theatre’s original broadcast. This audio drama and promises to be a close encounter of the kind you won't want to miss.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents a 1-hour radio version of The War of the Worlds in partnership with WVXU.