It Came from Beyond!

Written by:

Beverley Cooper

Cast Size:
15

Roles For:

  • Men: 9
  • Women: 6

Genre:

Comedy
Farce
Radio

Themes:

Aliens
Film
Hollywood

Length:

60 min.

Year Written:

2014

Synopsis:

“It’s 1954, Hollywood. A B-movie director, expat Canadian, makes a film about aliens and finds he’s part of a bigger conspiracy. It Came from Beyond! is stylistically fun.” (From the CPO Website)

Characters:

Announcer – male – deep dramatic voice.
Marty Feagle – filmmaker from Montreal 45ish
Louie – Editor – 45 ish
Adele Mansfield/Woman actress – 28 ish – b-movie actress
Bobby – 12 – Hollywood kid actor.
Fay Wray – 47 (Miss King Kong) born in Canada 1907
Joanna Mason – 45 – a film writer
Ralph Lieberman 55/60 – big shot film producer
Waitress – 40ish
Vera – 30
Man in Restaurant- 70
Woman in Restaurant.
Reporter – one line.
Man 2 (Freebie)
Delivery Boy (freebie)
Alien – can be electronically made
Secretary – (Freebie)
Crew Guy ( Freebie)
Crew (Freebie)
Bartender (Freebie)
Operator (Freebie)

Note: all, except Marty and Fay Wray, are American.

First Produced:

2006, CBC Radio

Resources:

It Came from Beyond! is available through the CPO Website.

For more information about the playwright and her work, visit the CWPO collection.

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