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Frankenstein: The Radio Play

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Performed in the tradition of Orson Well’s stunning and frightening radio broadcast of The War Of The Worlds.  We invite you to come and step back in time to the Golden Age of radio, as San José State University’s Theatre Arts Department presents Frankenstein: The Radio Play—adapted and directed by Buddy Butler.  In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly’s chilling and classic novel, this new, scary radio play will be presented in the Hammer 4 Theatre at the Hammer Theatre Center before a live studio audience.  This performance will then be broadcast on KSJS 90.5 FM College Radio on Halloween Night. Come be a part of this terrifying and spooky fun evening, and perhaps your screams will be heard on Halloween Night!

Note: This is a free event, but due to limited seating those interested will need to secure a seat by clicking on the RSVP button below.

The Hammer4 is an intimate, black box theatre that gives its performers complete control of their artistic vision. Here, audiences will fully experience and be inspired be innovative shows.


October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm


Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

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Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)