War of the Worlds

Performance Dates

Relive the infamous radio broadcast that terrified America! On Halloween 1938, the legendary actor/director Orson Welles performed a live radio broadcast depicting giant green Martians invading Earth. A series of "News bulletins" portrayed mass destruction, military battles, and vast chaos. As a result, millions of US citizens panicked and looted storefronts, believing mankind was truly doomed. Scena Theatre's imaginative stage version returns to DC with an all-new cast for a limited run. Then, it will tour to the renowned Prague Fringe Festival in the Czech Republic. Don't miss director Robert McNamara's exciting, rapid-fire stage version of an historic American classic.

Production Information

Approximate Running Time
75 minutes

Creative Team