Two classic radio plays come to life at Kiggins Theater this Wednesday

This fall, two classic radio dramas are being re-enacted at the Kiggins Theater with the help of Creative Media & Digital Culture Professor John Barber. This program is put on by Re Imagined Radio and is free to the public.

With Re-Imagined Radio, audiences can come enjoy live radio productions brought to life with digital sound effects, music, and visual backdrops.

The two radio plays in one production will be re-enacted on Wed., Oct. 7. The two classic radio plays, both transformed by The Columbia Workshop, a part of the Columbia Broadcasting Company n 1937, will include R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots), and The Fall of the City.

R.U.R. explores the relationship between humans and robots. The Fall of the City is a radio broadcast accounting the events following a conquered city as a crowd waits to meet their conqueror.

Doors open at the Kiggins Theater for Re-Imagined Radio at 6 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 7 with the show starting at 7 p.m. Wine, beer, and concessions will also be available. Learn more about Re-Imagined Radio by visiting www.kigginstheatre.net/events/re-imagined-radio/ .

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