Fall Musical “The 1940’s Radio Hour”

The 1940’s Radio Hour rehearsals begin September, 2017.

Fall Production “The 1940’s Radio Hour”

Director-Roxanne Pardi

Musical Director-Santiago Martinez

Choreographer-La Tonya Watts

Play with Music by Walton Jones. Based on an idea by Walton Jones and Carol Lees.

St. James Theatre, Broadway. Opened 7th October, 1979; Closed 6 January, 1980 (105 perfs & 14 previews)

Full of 1940s music, dancing and old-time sound effects the play portrays the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in December 1942.

Synopsis

Fabled WOV, a seedy little New York radio station takes to the air at the beginning of World War II, this time to record a broadcast for the troops overseas.

The narrative concerns the harassed producer whose leading singer is often drunk, the delivery boy who wants a chance in front of the mike, the second banana who dreams of singing a ballad, and the trumpet-playing sound effects man who chooses a fighter plane over Glenn Miller.

Show dates are October 20th – November 4th

 

The 2018 Spring Production and audition date is To Be Announced

Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street, Clayton CA  94517

Director -La Tonya Watts

Asst. Director-Roxanne Pardi

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