ACT Reader's Theatre Presents "Old Time Radio Show" Performances: April 27th - 30th, 2017 Ticket Sales begin April, 2017
ACT is proud to revive their "OLD TIME RADIO" series, including radio shows from such wonderful programs such as the LUX Radio Hour, the CBS Mystery Hour with tales from Sherlock Holmes, The Inner Sanctum and Crime Club... or shows like Ozzie and Harriet, Dragnet, Father Knows Best and Little Orphan Annie!
From shivering in your seats with mysteries that take you from the haunted shores of a fog laden seaside town, to the creaking steps of an old cape cod, to laughing at the playful antics of America's favorite couples, you'll have a front row seat to watch how old time radio shows were once produced; complete with live on stage sound effects and vintage microphones that make you want to pull up a chair and a box of popcorn and listen as the announcers introduce those classic moments of yesteryear...complete with radio sponsorship commercials and original jingles!
So turn down the lights, gather round the radio dial and bring your decoder rings, as ACT takes you back in time and wanders through our great radio past!
The Stories of Scheherazade the Musical Performance: June 23rd, 2017 Ticket Sales begin June 12th, 2017
Take a dazzling trip on a musical magic carpet ride through the colorful legend of Scheherazade. Performed by our June Musical Theatre Performance Camp participants (ages 8-12), and showcasing the work done by our young performers during their camp experience.
Scheherazade is called upon to use her tale-spinning talents to save her people from certain destruction. Betrayed by his brother, the hot-tempered King Raynah decides to punish all the women in his kingdom. Armed only with her wit and just a smattering of magic, Scheherazade weaves the classic Arabian tale for the king himself.
The Emperor's New Clothes Performance: July, 28th, 2017 Ticket Sales begin July 17th, 2017 The kingdom of Glump has been taxed to abstraction ever since their emperor became a pampered clothes horse with a lack of taste! Performed by our July Theatre Performance Camp participants (ages 8-12), and showcasing the work done by our young performers during their camp experience.
Not only is he an egotistical hypochondriac, he has three "lovely" daughters who are quickly becoming chips off the old blockhead. The emperor and his family are so busy mismatching their wardrobe, the rest of the kingdom is in shambles.