War of the Worlds

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War of the Worlds Poster - Medicine Hat Musical Theatre

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An alien invasion throws humanity into chaos in the classic sci-fi novel The War of the Worlds--but all it took to cause real-life panic in the streets was Orson Welles's 1938 radio adaptation, which listeners took for news. Set in 1948, it is now ten years later as the MHMT Playhouse radio ensemble recreates the colourful events surrounding the infamous evening, including the full original broadcast. Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-radio-play is a thrilling homage to the form's golden age and timely reminder of what fear can do to a society.

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