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“War of The Worlds”

22 Sep 2022 - 2 Oct 2022
Peridot Theatre Inc

Author: Adapted by Howard E. Koch -Based on the novel by H.G.Wells

Director: Pip LeBlond

Genre: Drama

Agent: By Arrangement with Origin Theatrical on Behalf of Samuel French Ltd .A Concord Theatrical Company.


Broadcast from New York’s Mercury Theatre in 1938, this infamous radio play, based on the novel by H.G.Wells, had many terrified listeners convinced that an actual alien invasion of Earth was taking place. Adapted by Howard E.Koch, co-writer of “Casablanca”, the broadcast was narrated and directed by Orson Welles, with the original script detailing the frightening tale of an extraterrestrial invasion.


Start Date: 22 Sep 2022

End Date: 2 Oct 2022

Performance Times:

2:00pm on:

  • Sun 2nd Oct 2022

4:00pm on:

  • Sun 25th Sep 2022

8:00pm on:

  • Thu 22nd Sep 2022
  • Fri 23rd Sep 2022
  • Sat 24th Sep 2022
  • Thu 29th Sep 2022
  • Fri 30th Sep 2022
  • Sat 1st Oct 2022

Ticket Prices:

Adult : $28

Bookings: www.peridot.com.au/book-a-show Email: tickets@peridot.com.au Mob: 0429 115 334 Email: tickets@peridot.com.au Mob: 0429 115 334 www.

Theatre: Clayton Community Centre

Theatre Address:

Clayton Theatre 9-15 Cooke St Clayton 3168

Other Information:

Tickets for Peridot’s 2022 program will be available 3 weeks prior to the event to ensure compliance with the relevant Government COVID-19 restrictions.