The War of the Worlds: A Live, 80th Anniversary Recreation!
"Slickly professional in every particular... Formidably funny… Surprisingly pleasing..."
— The Los Angeles Times
"An uncanny sense of a time warp gone horribly right... A palpable sense of infectious goofiness…"
"A must see... Boasts an outstanding cast..."
— LA Weekly
"Riveting in its commitment and vocal variety."
— Stage Raw
To celebrate its 80th anniversary, the cast of "Fake Radio" is proud to recreate, in its entirety, the radio broadcast that shocked an entire nation: "The War of the Worlds"!
In 1938, Orson Welles and his talented Mercury Radio Theater Company pulled off the improbable: convincing the nation that a Martian invasion was underway. 80 years later, come see our chilling recreation of this incredible piece of American radio history!
Our show will include a short piece by famed SciFi writer Ray Bradbury and a sketch about the life of Orson Welles. And our special guest star is: Phil Proctor from the legendary comedy troupe "The Firesign Theater"!
For more information or tix:
Running time of 120min with an intermission
Curtain at 7:30pm, doors at 6:30pm
Theaters are handicapped accessible
Bar in theaters for adult and non-adult beverages
Safe for ages 10+ or for anyone who can behold a Martian invasion!
Cost: $20, for general admission
$35, for VIP seating in the first five rows & center
Phone: (503) 719-6055
Event url: https://www.fakeradio.net/shows/wotw-pdx1
3000 N.E. Alberta St.
Portland, OR 97211
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