Step back in time in your best 1930s finery and immerse yourself in high class Hollywood. You’ll feel as though you’ve been transported to another time as you mingle with the likes of Orson Welles, Mae West, Jimmy Stewart, Carey Grant, Jean Harlow, and other famous successful Hollywood actors from the 30s. You never know just who you are going to run into!
A lively cocktail hour begins at 6:30pm and will feature gourmet hors d’oeuvres and event-themed drinks. At 7:30pm, historical conjurer Danny Schreiber will perform Regency Era Conjuring (magic) and lead the audience on a journey through historical illusion and sorcery. At 8pm, live characters from the 1930s take the stage to perform Orson Welles’ historical radio show War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, as it was broadcast on October 30, 1938. The radio show will have live sound effects and music, and feature professional voiceover talent to enhance the excitement and authenticity of a 1938 radio broadcast. Guests are invited to mingle with the performers after the show.
Audiences are strongly encouraged to dress in glamourous 1930s formal wear to enhance the 1930s theme. No casual wear will be admitted to this black tie event.