Author: Heroes and Mortals
October 5th-6th, Robert E. Howard’s Conan, featuring: Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer, Official Motion Picture Soundtracks
Shadows in Zamboula is one of the original stories by Robert E. Howard about Conan the Cimmerian. Its original title was The Man-Eaters of Zamboula.
The story takes place over the course of a night in the desert city of Zamboula, with political intrigue amidst streets filled with roaming cannibals. This story also introduced a fearsome strangler named Baal-Pteor, who is one of the few humans in the Conan stories to be a physical challenge for the main character himself.
Queen of the Black Coast is one of the original short stories about Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard and first published in Weird Tales magazine on May, 1934. It’s set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan becoming a notorious pirate and plundering the coastal villages of Kush alongside Bêlit, a head-strong femme fatale.
The Lord of the Rings is the most prominent of several theatre adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien’s epic high fantasy novel of the same name, with music by A. R. Rahman, Christopher Nightingale and the band Värttinä, and book and lyrics by Matthew Warchus and Shaun McKenna.
Fellowship! is a musical parody stage play based on The Fellowship of the Ring (the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings) and Peter Jackson’s 2001 film adaptation of it. The play follows the major events of Tolkien’s story. It re-imagines Bilbo Baggins as an aged Jewish comedian, the Balrog as a sleep-deprived diva, the battle on Weathertop as a West Side Story-style gang fight, and Rivendell as a Scientologist stronghold.
We’ll be playing the entire album soundtrack from the BBC audio drama of The Lord of the Rings Concert by composer Stephen Oliver.
A dramatized reading of everyone’s favorite tale. In 1974, Nicol Williamson recorded an abridged reading of The Hobbit for Argo Records, authorization for the abridgement having been provided by Tolkien’s publisher. The recording was produced by Harley Usill.
The Adventures of Tom Bombadil is part of a 1992 radio series of Tales from the Perilous Realm, written by J.R.R. Tolkien and adapted by Brian Sibley, produced by John Taylor and originally aired on BBC Radio
X Minus One was an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 1955 to January 1958 on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era. X Minus One was described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of the […]
Dr. Philip Schaefer is a geneticist in Celestial City who has invented what’s being called an Earth-shattering device: The D.N.A. Pit…