Second Performance Added: November 2nd at 8PM
On October 30th and November 2nd, Harbor Arts will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the original radio broadcast of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds with a staged reading at the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, Michigan. Once you walk in the door you'll step back in time. Actors and theater volunteers will be dressed in 1930's attire and even the food and spirits will be offered at 'vintage' prices. Really! But, don't look for Vodka or bottled water.....they didn't exist here in the 30's.
The original broadcast, adapted for radio and stage by Howard Koch from the novel by H.G. Wells, was presented by Orson Welles as the Halloween episode of the Mercury Theatre On the Air Series. It was intended to be a hoax, but sent widespread panic across the nation as many believed that earth was actually being invaded by martians!
The staged event will be recorded and broadcast on WRHC the following evening, October 31st at 7 pm.
Show time October 30th: 7:30 PM
Show time November 2nd: 8:00 PM
Student tickets: $10
Reserved seating.....save your seat and enjoy the festivities before and after the show! Seats will be assigned upon arrival at the theater.
Celebrating the Creative Spirit
Harbor Arts exists as a non-profit organization committed to organizing and disseminating information on social, cultural and political issues of interest to the community. Harbor Arts works in conjunction with performers, artists, writers and musicians sharing a vision of enriching lives through various media and expression. Located in Harbor Country, Michigan, the artis meet the quiet, beautiful lake and countryside. Check out the links below to find out about all of the exciting things to do.
Harbor Arts celebrates the creative spirit!
What to do when you visit:
Music and Theater at The Acorn
This 200 seat live theater hosts a 1925 Barton Theater pipe organ, bistro tables and an art gallery. Located behind the post office in Three Oaks Michigan.read more
Music in the Park
Come listen to music in beautiful Dewey Cannon Park. Saturdays at 6:30P.M. from Flag Day through Labor Day.read more
Cinema at the Vickers
Experience our intimate theatre and art gallery and enjoy a unique movie-going experience of independent, documentaries, foreign and foreign language films that we hope will open your minds, enrich your lives and entertain your spirit.read more
Three Oaks Theater Festival
With major funding by The Pokagon Fund, and in association with Harbor Arts, we are pleased to announce the inaugural season of the Three Oaks Theater Festival bringing live theater to the Acorn Theater in Harbor Country.read more