World War II Radio Christmas
by Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

Productions (30)
  • Live Radio Play with Music
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 1 either (6-16 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-8 m)
  • Set: A sound stage with two or three microphones, labeled with call letters of the radio station; "On The Air" and "Applause" signs; chairs for actors not in sketches; cart with sound effects props, outfitted with microphone. Musical accompaniment can range from a simple piano to a full band.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-281-9

World War II Radio Christmas
by Pat Kruis Tellinghusen

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Productions (30)
  • Live Radio Play with Music
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 1 either (6-16 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-8 m)
  • Set: A sound stage with two or three microphones, labeled with call letters of the radio station; "On The Air" and "Applause" signs; chairs for actors not in sketches; cart with sound effects props, outfitted with microphone. Musical accompaniment can range from a simple piano to a full band.

This moving holiday show recreates the experience of attending a recording of a 1940s radio show broadcast on Christmas Eve during World War II. Using period songs and stories inspired by actual veterans, World War II Radio Christmas transports the audience to another time, brought to you by such generous sponsors as Vaseline Hair Tonic and Ipana Toothpaste. An inspiring look at strength in the face of hardship, this play is a reminder of the importance of coming together for the holidays.

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This moving holiday show recreates the experience of attending a recording of a 1940s radio show broadcast on Christmas Eve during World War II. Using period songs and stories inspired by actual veterans, World War II Radio Christmas transports the audience to another time, brought to you by such generous sponsors as Vaseline Hair Tonic and Ipana Toothpaste. An inspiring look at strength in the face of hardship, this play is a reminder of the importance of coming together for the holidays.

  • Live Radio Play with Music
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 4 f, 4 m, 1 either (6-16 actors possible: 3-8 f, 3-8 m)
  • Set: A sound stage with two or three microphones, labeled with call letters of the radio station; "On The Air" and "Applause" signs; chairs for actors not in sketches; cart with sound effects props, outfitted with microphone. Musical accompaniment can range from a simple piano to a full band.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-281-9

Published Reviews

"The show is only an hour long but it packs a wallop in those brief minutes."

Dennis Sparks, Theatre Reviews

Production History

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Location
DEC 28, 2017 - DEC 31, 2017
personal use
East Troy, WI United States
personal use East Troy, WI United States
DEC 15, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Fox Valley Park District
Aurora, IL United States
Fox Valley Park District Aurora, IL United States
DEC 13, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Northern Star Theatre
Rice Lake, WI United States
Northern Star Theatre Rice Lake, WI United States
DEC 08, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Evansville Civic Theatre
Evansville, IN United States
Evansville Civic Theatre Evansville, IN United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Shandaken Theatrical Society
Phoenicia, NY United States
Shandaken Theatrical Society Phoenicia, NY United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD United States
Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 03, 2017
St. Charles High School
Waldorf, MD United States
St. Charles High School Waldorf, MD United States
DEC 12, 2016 - DEC 12, 2016
Black Hills Lutheran School
Rapid City, SD United States
Black Hills Lutheran School Rapid City, SD United States
DEC 10, 2016 - DEC 10, 2016
SHG
Dillsburg, PA United States
SHG Dillsburg, PA United States
DEC 09, 2016 - DEC 17, 2016
Kelso High School
Kelso, WA United States
Kelso High School Kelso, WA United States
DEC 09, 2016 - DEC 11, 2016
Stuarts Draft High School
Stuarts Draft, VA United States
Stuarts Draft High School Stuarts Draft, VA United States
DEC 08, 2016 - DEC 08, 2016
Cabrillo High School Performing Arts
Lompoc, CA United States
Cabrillo High School Performing Arts Lompoc, CA United States
DEC 05, 2016 - DEC 05, 2016
Athol Murray College Of Notre Dame
Wilcox, SK Canada
Athol Murray College Of Notre Dame Wilcox, SK Canada
DEC 03, 2016 - DEC 09, 2016
Great River Players
Keokuk, IA United States
Great River Players Keokuk, IA United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 18, 2016
Clove Creek Dinner Theater
Fishkill, NY United States
Clove Creek Dinner Theater Fishkill, NY United States
DEC 02, 2016 - DEC 04, 2016
Richmond Beach Congregational Church
Shoreline, WA United States
Richmond Beach Congregational Church Shoreline, WA United States
DEC 18, 2015 - DEC 20, 2015
Bastrop Opera House
Austin, TX United States
Bastrop Opera House Austin, TX United States
DEC 15, 2015 - DEC 15, 2015
Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy
Magnolia, TX United States
Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy Magnolia, TX United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 05, 2015
Northwestern Drama Club
Albion, PA United States
Northwestern Drama Club Albion, PA United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 05, 2015
Mt. View High School
Kingsley, PA United States
Mt. View High School Kingsley, PA United States
DEC 04, 2015 - DEC 05, 2015
Franklinto Community Theater
Franklinton Louisana, LA United States
Franklinto Community Theater Franklinton Louisana, LA United States
SEP 01, 2015 - MAY 01, 2016
Wellington USD 353
Wellington, KS United States
Wellington USD 353 Wellington, KS United States
DEC 20, 2014 - DEC 20, 2014
Switzerland County High School
Vevay, IN United States
Switzerland County High School Vevay, IN United States
DEC 13, 2014 - DEC 13, 2014
Murphysboro Middle School Drama Club
Murphysboro, IL United States
Murphysboro Middle School Drama Club Murphysboro, IL United States
DEC 12, 2014 - DEC 12, 2014
Russellville High School Drama
Russellville, AL United States
Russellville High School Drama Russellville, AL United States
DEC 11, 2014 - DEC 11, 2014
Bleyl Middle School
Houston, TX United States
Bleyl Middle School Houston, TX United States
DEC 05, 2014 - DEC 07, 2014
Washington Middle School
Washington, MO United States
Washington Middle School Washington, MO United States
NOV 28, 2014 - DEC 14, 2014
Hayswood Theatre
Corydon, IN United States
Hayswood Theatre Corydon, IN United States
DEC 08, 2012 - DEC 16, 2012
Oregon Childrens Theatre
Portland, OR United States
Oregon Childrens Theatre Portland, OR United States
DEC 03, 2011 - DEC 11, 2011
Oregon Childrens Theatre
Portland, OR United States
Oregon Childrens Theatre Portland, OR United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 28, 2017 - DEC 31, 2017
personal use
East Troy, WI United States
personal use East Troy, WI United States
DEC 15, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Fox Valley Park District
Aurora, IL United States
Fox Valley Park District Aurora, IL United States
DEC 13, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Northern Star Theatre
Rice Lake, WI United States
Northern Star Theatre Rice Lake, WI United States
DEC 08, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Evansville Civic Theatre
Evansville, IN United States
Evansville Civic Theatre Evansville, IN United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 17, 2017
Shandaken Theatrical Society
Phoenicia, NY United States
Shandaken Theatrical Society Phoenicia, NY United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 09, 2017
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD United States
Frostburg State University Frostburg, MD United States
DEC 01, 2017 - DEC 03, 2017
St. Charles High School
Waldorf, MD United States
St. Charles High School Waldorf, MD United States
Sort by Most Recent
Production Group
Location
DEC 08, 2012 - DEC 16, 2012
Oregon Childrens Theatre
Portland, OR United States
Oregon Childrens Theatre Portland, OR United States
DEC 03, 2011 - DEC 11, 2011
Oregon Childrens Theatre
Portland, OR United States
Oregon Childrens Theatre Portland, OR United States

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