Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Coming Up >> War of the Worlds

Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...
THE SEASON FINALE:
"War of the Worlds"
Broadcast October 30, 1938

"I'm speaking from the roof of the Broadcasting Building, New York City. The bells you hear are ringing to warn people to evacuate the city as the Martians approach..."

Princeton astronomers scoured the countryside in search of meteorites. Brave men called recruiting stations to sign up to fight Martians. Farmers shot at tripod-like water towers. Relive the hysteria as the Middlebury Radio Theater of Thrillls and Suspense concludes its glorious first season with the most celebrated radio drama of all time, "War of the Worlds," as adapted for the radio by Orson Wells and the Mercury Theater on the Air for Halloween, 1938. So, take your radio outside, lie beneath the stars and witness the Martian subversion of the human race.

LISTEN IN AS THE US MILITARY AND NYC ARE DECIMATED BY THE HEAT RAY AND POISON GAS!

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Coming Up >> Dracula


Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...
THIS WEEKS SHOW:
"Dracula"
Broadcast July 11, 1938

"Flesh of my flesh, come to me, my love. Come into the night and the darkness..."
Bram Stoker's classic, as adapted for the radio by Orson Wells for the Mercury Theater on the Air. A story we all know by heart, a story that still leaves us chilled. A performance that will make your blood run cold - if you have any left, that is.

LISTEN TO SERGEI SERGEIVICH DAVYDOV, MIDDLEBURY PROFESSOR OF RUSSIAN, SUBSIST OFF THE BLOOD OF SAILORS, CHILDREN AND BEAUTIFUL WOMEN!

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Coming Up >> Gunsmoke



Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...
THIS WEEKS SHOW:
"The Guitar"
Broadcast December 26, 1953
"There's a law against murder. And it's the same for ev'rybody!"
Pendle was a stranger in Dodge. Funny looking. A bit slow. But he was capable of unimaginable things. And I'm not just talkin' about his gittar playin'.
LISTEN AS MARSHAL DILLON CLEANS UP DODGE CITY AND A MULE LOSES AN EAR!

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Coming Up >> The Shadow: The Silent Avenger

Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in this Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...
THIS WEEKS SHOW:
"The Silent Avenger"
Broadcast March 13, 1938
"As you sow evil, so shall you reap evil. Crime does not pay! The Shadow knows!"
A criminal sent to the deathhouse promises to murder the jury, the DA, the judge, the governor, all who sent him there. Impossible, you say. Learn how the aftermath of WWI and window shades make the nightmare come true!

LISTEN AS THE SHADOW DODGES GRENADES IN ATTEMPTING TO HALT THE GRUESOME KILLING SPREE!

Monday, April 03, 2006

Coming Up >> Casablanca


Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...
THIS WEEKS SHOW:
"Casablanca"
An exotic locale. Nazis. A rousing rendition of La Marseillaise. Here's looking at you, kid. Or rather, here's listening to you. Tune in this Saturday night for a wunderbar performance of a one of the greatest stories of all time.
IT'S STILL THE SAME OLD STORY, A FIGHT FOR LOVE AND GLORY, A CASE OF DO OR DIE. THE WORLD WILL ALWAYS WELCOME LOVERS, AS TIME GOES BY.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Coming Up >> Suspense: The Hitchhiker



Ladies and Gentlemen of Radio Land:
Tune in Saturday at 7:30 pm on WRMC 91.1 FM for...

THIS WEEKS SHOW:
"The Hitchhiker"
Broadcast June 21, 1946

"This may be the last thing I ever tell on earth - the last night I ever see the stars."
Ronald Adams is traveling cross-country in his Ford V8. So apparently is the Hitchhiker, who Adams sees as he leaves the city - and who Adams continues to see at every bend in the road. What supernatural force allows the Hitchhiker to beat Adams along the route to California? What does he want with Adams? "Helloo! Helloo!" wails the Hitchhiker. Adams, and you too, will be too scared acknowledge his pleas in this bloodcurdling tale of suspense.

SHOULD YOU DRIVE ON PAST THE HITCHHIKER? YOUR SANITY AND LIFE DEPEND ON IT.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Cast & Crew >> Zero Hour


"Zero Hour," Performed Live on WRMC 91.1 FM March 11, 2006

Narrated by Bobby Joe Smith

Jessie Gurd as Mary Morris

Rowan Braybrook as Mink Morris

Derek Long as Henry Morris

Andy Gustafson as Helen

Samantha Collier as Anna

Manual Sound Effects by Greg Fulchino and Stefan Claypool

Production by Christopher O'Connell

Directed by Adam Irish

"With the Utmost Sincerity"

Stefan Claypool as Harold Q. Pennyworth IV

Derek Long as "Bob" X. Beethoven