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3:30PM – Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society
February 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us at the James J. Hill Center for stories from the classic old-time radio vault, complete with historical notes and trivia. The Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society restages the great horror and suspense shows from the golden age of radio, including tales from Suspense, Lights Out Everybody, The Witch’s Tale, The Shadow, and more. Each episode is performed live on stage with five actors playing multiple roles AND producing all of the sound effects.
“Wonderful people, beautiful place, and an artistic experience that I’ll remember forever!” – Attendee
Hear from The Kings of Cole – a celebration of jive vocal and cocktail blues groups of the 30s and 40s’ – before and after the show. A great compliment to the radio vibe!
“The Kings of Cole”: Jim Kennedy (Piano) & Joe Weismann (Bass)
Date: Sunday, February 26th
Time: Band – 3:00pm to 3:30pm (Doors open at 2:45pm)
Show – 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Band – 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Fee: $15 per person
Episodes #1 “The Diamond As Big As The Ritz” from Escape, originally broadcast July 21st, 1947. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s dark comedy about the one-percent, John T. Unger, a young college student, spends the summer with the Washingtons, a family so unimaginably rich they live outside the law. Can John rescue the lovely Kismine from a sadistic life of luxury, or will they both be destroyed by her father’s madness?
Episodes #2 “The Shadow People” from Hall of Fantasy, originally broadcast September 21st, 1952. When dark forces descend upon her parents, a distraught woman seeks help from a self-proclaimed master of the supernatural. Is it already too late, or can one family save humanity from… the Shadow People?
Please note MYSTERIOUS OLD RADIO LISTENING SOCIETY will also be joining us on:
Sunday, March 26th (3:30pm to 4:30pm)
Sunday, April 30th (3:30pm to 4:30pm)