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BWW Review: THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR at The Players Centre For Performing ArtsBWW Review: THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR at The Players Centre For Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Dec 17, 2017

Playing through December 23 at The Players Centre is The 1940's Radio Hour, A Prairie Home Companion-type production that takes us back to the good ole days of radio, where voices and sound effects allowed your mind to wander and create a world only you could envision. Although film and television have taken that away from us and replaced it with stunning visual effects, I still like to listen to the old radio shows, especially the mysteries. This production makes you feel comfy cozy as if you were home listening, all warm and bundled up, while it snows outside. (more...)

BWW Review: 1940's Radio Hour at The Central New York PlayhouseBWW Review: 1940's Radio Hour at The Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 10, 2017

Syracuse's Central New York Playhouse latest show is 1940's Radio Hour, written by Walton Jones and featuring various hit songs of the 1940s. Directed by Patricia Catchouny with musical direction by Abel Searor, 1940's Radio Hour transports us to December 1942 the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on New York City radio station WOV. (more...)

BWW Previews: THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR at Old Opera HouseBWW Previews: THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Oct 13, 2017

Tap your toes to the swinging big band jazz sounds of the 1940's, including Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Strike Up The Band as The 1940's Radio Hour opens this weekend at the Old Opera House. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at State of the Arts Productions Theater Company's THE 1940'S RADIO HOURPhoto Coverage: First look at State of the Arts Productions Theater Company's THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR
by Jerri Shafer - Jun 3, 2016

State of the Art's Production Theater Company presents the award winning Broadway musical 'The 1940's Radio Hour,' by Walton Jones. 'The 1940's Radio Hour' is full of music, dancing, live commercials and old-time sound effects. Centered around a troupe of radio performers, 'The 1940's Radio Hour' presents the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in December 1942. One part 'A Prairie Home Companion,' and one part USO SHOW, 'The 1940's Radio Hour,' promises to be a fun-filled evening of musical comedy featuring time honored classics, like, 'Love Is Here To Stay,' 'That Old Black Magic,' 'Blues In The Night,' 'The 5 O'Clock Whistle,' and many more!! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Marc Goldhaber, Joel Stigliano and More in CRT's 1940s RADIO HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to step back in time to the 1940's during their fourth show this summer with the charming musical comedy 'The 1940's Radio Hour'. Performances of this tuner will run from today, July 31st - August 10th with evening performances at 7:30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)

Cortland Rep's THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to step back in time to the 1940's during their fourth show this summer with the charming musical comedy 'The 1940's Radio Hour'. Performances of this tuner will run from today, July 31st - August 10th with evening performances at 7:30. Matinees are available on August 2nd, 6th, and 7th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. The show is suitable for all ages and a wonderful way to introduce the younger generation to the classic music of the 1940's. (more...)

Cortland Repertory Theatre's THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR to Open 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to step back in time to the 1940's during their fourth show this summer with the charming musical comedy 'The 1940's Radio Hour'. Performances of this tuner will run from July 31st - August 10th with evening performances at 7:30. Matinees are available on August 2nd, 6th, and 7th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. The show is suitable for all ages and a wonderful way to introduce the younger generation to the classic music of the 1940's. (more...)

DCT Opens THE 1940'S RADIO HOUR, 2/22-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Swing back to a time when music was grand and life seemed easier. Dundalk Community Theatre celebrates the glorious music of the 1940's with a comedy set inside a radio studio, broadcasting a Christmas Special to the boys overseas, fighting the war in 1942. This isn't your typical musical, and not to be missed. The 1940's Radio Hour, runs 6 performances only, from Feb 22 to March 3rd. Individual tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for senior adults and $15 for students/DCT Actors/Children 12 and under. (more...)

THE 1940s RADIO HOUR Opens at Farmington Players, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

The 1940's Radio Hour, a musical comedy by Walton Jones (based on an idea he hatched with Carol Lees,) takes you on a trip to Christmas season, 1942. Members of the "Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade," are preparing a final holiday broadcast for the troops fighting World War II. It's getting close to airtime at WOV in New York City, and the zany group is coping with backstage drama that threatens to botch their broadcast. Will they be ready in time? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Worth Playhouse's THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, 11/15-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. Radio Hour is a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of theatre just in time to summon up the holiday spirit. Get a sneak peek at the cast in the photos below! (more...)

THE 1940s RADIO HOUR Opens at Farmington Players Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

The 1940's Radio Hour, a musical comedy by Walton Jones (based on an idea he hatched with Carol Lees,) takes you on a trip to Christmas season, 1942. Members of the "Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade," are preparing a final holiday broadcast for the troops fighting World War II. It's getting close to airtime at WOV in New York City, and the zany group is coping with backstage drama that threatens to botch their broadcast. Will they be ready in time? (more...)

THE 1940s RADIO HOUR Opens at Farmington Players, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The 1940's Radio Hour, a musical comedy by Walton Jones (based on an idea he hatched with Carol Lees,) takes you on a trip to Christmas season, 1942. Members of the "Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade," are preparing a final holiday broadcast for the troops fighting World War II. It's getting close to airtime at WOV in New York City, and the zany group is coping with backstage drama that threatens to botch their broadcast. Will they be ready in time? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Worth Playhouse's THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, 11/15-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. Radio Hour is a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of theatre just in time to summon up the holiday spirit. Get a sneak peek at the cast in the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lake Worth Playhouse's RADIO HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below. (more...)

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Presents 1940's Radio Hour, Closes 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman III proudly closes their 19th season with Walton Jones' musical holiday tribute to the swing era. (more...)

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Presents 1940's Radio Hour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman III proudly closes their 19th season with Walton Jones' musical holiday tribute to the swing era. (more...)

Civic LIght Opera of South Bay Cities Presents 1940's Radio Hour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman III proudly closes their 19th season with Walton Jones' musical holiday tribute to the swing era. (more...)

Broadway Sings For Jenna's Dreams Benefit Held At Yorktown Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2010

Craig Schulman, a Yorktown resident, is the only actor to have starred in three of the most extraordinary musicals ever written - Jekyll & Hyde, The Phantom of the Opera, and Les MisÚrables, with more than 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean on Broadway and around the world. Craig and his friends will sing the hits from a wide range of musicals, including the Broadway shows that made them the stars they are today. (more...)

Broadway Sings For Jenna's Dreams Benefit Held At Yorktown Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2010

Craig Schulman, a Yorktown resident, is the only actor to have starred in three of the most extraordinary musicals ever written - Jekyll & Hyde, The Phantom of the Opera, and Les MisÚrables, with more than 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean on Broadway and around the world. Craig and his friends will sing the hits from a wide range of musicals, including the Broadway shows that made them the stars they are today. (more...)