"War of the Worlds" and "Lost World" Play Brooklyn Center Oct. 26

News   "War of the Worlds" and "Lost World" Play Brooklyn Center Oct. 26 The L.A. Theatre Works double-bill of "War of the Worlds" and "The Lost World" plays the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Oct. 26.

The double-bill offers audiences the opportunity to take in the infamous 1938 radio adaptation of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds," which caused a national sensation when Orson Welles broadcast the "eyewitness" report of an invasion from Mars set on the East Coast of the U.S.

John de Lancie directs Howard Koch's adaptation of "War of the Worlds," which is paired with a staged reading of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Lost World," adapted by de Lancie and Nat Segaloff.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's campy adventure "The Lost World" follows Professor Challenger and his four-man expedition from the jungles of South America into an unexpected discovery of a primeval plateau where dinosaurs and ape men exist.

The double-bill features Josh Clark, Jen Dede, Jerry Hardin, Peter McDonald, Tom Virtue and Kenneth Alan Williams.

The Brooklyn engagement of "War of the Worlds" and "The Lost World" is part of a 22-city national tour. The double-bill plays the Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College, located at 2900 Campus Road. For tickets phone (718) 951-4500, or visit BrooklynCenter.