Broadcast from the Cabot Theatre!
Sunday, April 22 - 8:00 p.m.
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
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!
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