october, 2017

29oct3:30 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 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!”  – Previous Attendee

Date: Sunday, October 29th
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Fee: $15 per person ($20 at door)
For group rates, call 651.265.5430
Doors open at 2:45pm with pre-show music by Kings of Cole

Episode: “Dracula” from The Mercury Theater On The Air, Originally aired July 11th, 1938
A young solicitor journeys to the Carpathian Mountains to help a nobleman immigrate to England, but for what purpose? Who is the mysterious Count Dracula and why does he travel with boxes full of Transylvanian soil? Bram Stoker’s classic novel has been adapted many times for stage and screen, but Orson Welles’ radio version is widely regarded as the best.

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!