september, 2017

24sep3:30 pm- 4:30 pmThe Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society


Event Details


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 re-stages 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!”  – Previous Attendee

Date: Sunday, September 24th
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm (pre-show music at 2:45pm with Kings of Cole)
Fee: $15 per person ($20 at door)
For group rates, call 651.265.5430

Episode #1: “To Find Help” from Suspense, originally aired in January 19th, 1945.
Mrs. Gillis hires a stranger to help around the house, but when the young man turns menacing she learns that good help is hard to find.

Episode #2: “Behind the Locked Door” from The Mysterious Traveler, originally aired May 24th, 1949.
Two archaeologists discover a terrible secret hidden below the earth.

Get an inside peek at the James J. Hill Center before the show with our 1:30PM historical tour “Cabinets of Curiosity”.

These episodes of “Mysterious Old Radio Listening Society” are financed in part by the Cultural Sales Tax Revitalization Program.


(Sunday) 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST


JJ Hill Center

80 W 4th St, St Paul, MN 55102


We are pleased to announce the completion of our elevator renovation at the James J. Hill Center. This project was financed in part with funds provided by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society and the F. R. Bigelow Foundation. It will greatly increase our ability to serve patrons with accessibility needs.

Please access our ground floor elevator entrance via Kellogg Ave at the back of the building. Please ring the doorbell on the right hand side of door and a Hill staff member will assist you. If you have questions or concerns please call 651.265.5500. We look forward to having you visit our brand new elevator!