newsONFor one night only, on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:00 p.m., Fake Radio, L.A.’s Premiere Old-Time Radio Comedy Troupe, will re-create the historic 1938 War of the Worlds broadcast originally performed by Orson Welles and his Mercury Radio Theatre Troupe, with a well-known surprise guest artist in the cast, at Trepany House at the Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027

Fake Radio frequently includes celebrity guest stars in its casts. Previous celebrity guest stars have included John Larroquette, Fred Willard, The Kids in the Hall, Phil Proctor (Firesign Theatre), Jeff Garlin, John Lynch , Dean Cain, Maria Bamford, Rick Overton, George Wendt and Laraine Newman.

“’The War of the Worlds goes down in history as the single greatest entertainment broadcast with Orson Welles actually fooling the entire nation into believing that a Martian invasion was underway in New Jersey!” says David Koff, the show’s director and a life-long improviser, who trained with The Groundlings, Bang Comedy Theater and The Empty Stage, and has appeared on a host of TV shows ranging from The West Wing to Sesame Street.

 

 

 

 

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