Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

WPR's Old Time Radio Drama - Live

Broadcast from the Cabot Theatre!

Sunday, April 22 - 8:00 p.m.

OTRD Wisconsin Public Radio and Milwaukee Chamber Theatre are proud to present Old Time Radio Drama, featuring two live stage performances "The Lonely Road" and "Rocket from Manhattan." Travel back through time and experience the golden age of radio when millions of Americans tuned in to comedy, drama, variety and adventure every night. This performance will be broadcast live, statewide, on Wisconsin Public Radio.

"The Lonely Road" tells the story of a husband and wife caught in a femme fatale murder plot surrounding a house maid in this classic episode from the "Suspense" program series. Arch Oboler's "Rocket from Manhattan" is a sci-fi thriller and cautionary tale for the atomic age.

Both pieces will be introduced by WPR host Norman Gilliland and directed by Lawrence University professor Timothy X. Troy. The cast features Gilliland, Troy, Bill Finn, David Flores, Marcella Kearns, April Paul and Lawrence University students Josh Kowitz and  Erik Morrison.

The gypsy swing combo group "Last Gaspe" will play during the preshow starting at 8:00 p.m.  The radio dramas will be broadcast live, statewide, at 8:30 p.m. on WPR's Ideas Network Stations. While audiences listening at home will enjoy the performance, including live music and sound effects, members of the audience will be treated to some surprises!

After the show, join the after-party in the second floor Bar & Bistro, where guests can meet the cast and staff with refreshments available from the cash bar. Don't miss this special Milwaukee performance!

Tickets: $10
Broadway Theatre Center Box Office 414.291.7800 or ONLINE

Performance at the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre. No late seating will be allowed.

CO-SPONSORED BY Donald A. Cress and The Dental Offices of Dr. David Paris