The Hitchhiker (from Suspense)

A man embarks on a solo cross-country drive to California, only to find more company than he expected on his journey.

Originally written by Lucille Fletcher for Orson Welles’s radio series, this classic script of suspense was performed for radio four different times and was also adapted for TV in the first season of “The Twilight Zone.”

Featuring Jerry Mañan, Amber McKinnon, Vi Nhan Tran, Martin Buchanan, Brianna Woods, Jazlyn Epps, and Cinnamon Schultz with direction by Matt Schwader and sound design by Thomas Newby. Hosted by Walter Coppage.

Among KCART’s program sponsors are the Estelle S. and Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation, ArtsKC, the Missouri Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, Theatre League, and the Breidenthal-Snyder Foundation.

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