Your group will be writing a script and performing an
old time radio show based on the graphic novel The Undersea
Adventures of Capt'n Eli.
Listen to short episodes of radio adventure shows provided online These short episodes will give you an idea of what an old time radio show was like.
There are 3 Acts in Book 1 of The Undersea
Adventures of Capt'n Eli and 8 Acts in Book
2. Each work group will choose 2 Acts to perform. Each performance
will integrate characters (major and minor), theme, newly
acquired vocabulary, and a "Historical Backgound Spot" or
a commentary reflecting on a historical event that influences
a character or the action.
As a group you will be discussing the various roles for each
member including technical expert, sound effects person,
actor/actress etc. Taking into account each of your strengths
and weaknesses, you will decide what job best fits each of
Each performance cannot be more than 10 min. total. (includes your 3 acts)