The Dalles Theatre Company



2018 Auditions

The War of the Worlds (Radio Drama)

(This play is a Serious Theatre production)

War of the Worlds

Who: Interested actors and actresses

What: Auditions

Where:
Zion Lutheran Church
101 West 10th Street, The Dalles, OR 97058

When: December 21st at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Why: Because theatre is a blast!

How:
Show up to audition. Acting experience is helpful, but not necessary and no advance preparation is required. A smile never hurts.

Synopsis: "The War of the Worlds tells the story of the martian invasion of Planet Earth. In a world with great fears for its security and long-term stability. H.G. Wells predicts the brutal savagery of twentieth-century warfare through the lens of interplanetary conflict. "

Source: https://www.amazon.com/War-Worlds-Knickerbocker-Classics-ebook/dp/B01N07FRYN/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544423022&sr=8-1&keywords=War+of+the+Worlds+%28Orson+Wells%29

Cast:

Announcer D
NarratorW
First studio announcer
Meridian Room announcer
Reporter Carl Phillips
Professor Richard Pierson
Second studio announcer
Mr. Wilmuth
Police at Wilmuth farm
Brigadier General Montgomery Smith
Mr. Harry McDonald, vice president in charge of radio operations
Captain Lansing of the Signal Corps
Third studio announcer
Secretary of the Interior
22nd Field Artillery Officer
Field artillery gunner
Field artillery observer
Lieutenant Voght, bombing commander
Bayonne radio operator
Langham Field radio operator
Newark radio operator
2X2L radio operator
8X3R radio operator
Fourth studio announcer, from roof of Broadcasting Building
Fascist stranger
Orson Welles

Click here for an excerpt of the script.

Rehearsal Dates:
To be announced


Performance Dates:
To be announced

Doors open half an hour before each performance.

Duration: 60 - 65 minutes

Contact Person: Garry Estep (gestep123@earthlink.net)

Click here to find the audition form.