adapted by Joe Landry
Directed by Amelia Barrett

Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-play is a thrilling homage to the form’s golden age and timely reminder of what fear can do to a society. Filmed and produced on Zoom.

1 hour, 55 minutes with a 5 minute intermission

Thursday, April 15: Post-Show Discussion with Director, Production Team and Actors on Zoom.


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“Press Conference with Orson Welles”

  • Alexander Wasnick as Orson Welles
  • Carolyn Wissmiller as Reporter
  • Madeline Stone as CBS Studio Employee
  • Tiana Maravilla as CBS Studio Employee

“The Company” preparing for the broadcast

  • Joshua Smith
  • Brandon Luna
  • Alice Axt-Pilon
  • Ryan Castiglia
  • Carolyn Wissmiller
  • Tiana Maravilla
  • Alexander Wasnick
  • Amy Infanger
  • Madeline Stone

“Playing Sound Affects”

  • Ryan Castiglia as Harry Haywood
  • Alice Axt-Pilon as Lana Sherwood