It Can't Happen Here - Free audio drama

Starts: Tuesday October 13 2020, 5:00pm

Ends: Sunday November 8 2020, 11:00pm

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SF Shakes is pleased to be a broadcast partner with Berkeley Rep, in a radio play adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' 1935 novel IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE, starring Oscar nominee David Strathairn. This satirical play follows the ascent of a demagogue who becomes president of the United States by promising to return the country to greatness.

This reprisal of the 2016 stage production is being presented via YouTube as a free 4-part audio drama (links below).

  • See cast list and bios
  • download a program
  • Episode 1
  • Episode 2
  • Episode 3
  • Episode 4
  • Playlist of all 4 with intro
  • Links to the recorded broadcast will be active until November 8.

    The project is intended to inspire citizens to exercise their civic powers and vote in the coming elections.