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1940's Radio Hour

by Walton Jones

Presented November 2003 at the Norway Grange
Sponsored by Bessey Motor Sales and Rupert & Suzanne Grover

Directed by Linda Sturdivant

Return with us to the bygone days of live radio in Walton Jones' 1940's Radio Hour.

It's December 21st, 1942, the "Golden Age" of radio. The world is at war and at radio station WOV a cast of characters rehearse and perform a live variety show. Come be a part of the studio audience for WOV’s Cavalcade of Stars. This nostalgic production will transport you back to the 1940s with songs like, "Ain't She Sweet," "That Old Black Magic" and "I’ll Be Seeing You."

The show also includes comedy routines, original commercials and jingles and radio plays complete with live sound effects. This fast-paced, funny and sentimental show is sure to appeal to everyone in the family.

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Clifton Feddington Mike Millett
Ann Collier Kristen Searles
Ginger Brooks Meghan Connell
Johnny Cantone Ted Tocci
B.J. Gibson Andy Turner
Connie Miller Meredith Jones
Wally Ferguson Owen Davis
Neal Tilden Ed Baldridge
Geneva Lee Browne Jennifer St.Pierre
1st Lt. Biff Baker Josh Witham
Zoot Doubleman Kevin Smith
Stanley Norman Hutchins, Jr.
Lou Cohn Heath Keniston
Pops Bailey Keith Halliburton
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Producers Elton Cole and Richard McIntosh
Director Linda Sturdivant
Music director Jeff Orwig
Choreographer Debi Irons
Stage manager Kathy Davis
Lighting and sound Norman Hutchins, Jr.
Set construction Claire Sessions, Steve Sessions, Norman Hutchins Jr., Ed Baldridge
House manager Claire Sessions
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