War of the Worlds

by Howard Koch, John Houseman, and Orson Welles

  • Performances: November 18 and 19, 2010 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Freely adapted from the classic novel by H.G. Wells, the Mercury Theater’s 1938 Halloween broadcast incited panic among millions of radio listeners from Maine to California. The harrowing news of an invasion from Mars–with a live radio simulcast–will again hit the airwaves, but this time from the Black Box Theater on College Hill. Directed by Brett Billings ’12.
  • Auditions: For information, contact Brett Billings (billingb@lafayette.edu0