MONMOUTH — The Monmouth Community Players will present “When Radio Was King,” a trip into the 1950s for a live radio show.

The third annual production, directed by Josie French of Lewiston, will be staged Feb. 15-17, at the historic Cumston Hall.

The audience can expect to see an authentic old-time radio show, complete with old vaudeville comedy routines, sketches and commercials, including sound effects. Sketches of “Lone Ranger,” “Dragnet” and “5 Minute Mystery” will be presented.

The cast is a mixture of vocal and comedic talent who range in age from 13 to 70-plus. They include: Andy Tolman and Elaine Katz of Readfield; Gregor Smith of Belgrade; Ginger Smith, Cindy Dunham, Amy Griswold and Peggy O’Kane of Winthrop; Josie French, Jeff Fairfield and Nancy Keneally of Lewiston; Brittany Bazinet, Dan Allard, Shane Stevens and Meredith Stevens of Greene; and David Marshall, Karen Lipovsky, Danny Gay and Megan Record of Monmouth.

The show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17.

Tickets are $14 for general admission and $12 for students and seniors. To order tickets, or for more information, visit monmouthcommunityplayers.org, or call 207-370-9566.

Members of the Monmouth Community Players will present “When Radio Was King,” Feb. 15-17, at Cumston Hall. Cast members are, from left, front row, Cindy Dunham, Megan Record, Danny Gay, Meredith Stevens, Brittany Bazinett, Elaine Katz, Peggy O’Kane and Nancy Keneally; back row, Karen Lipovsky, Amy Griswold, Shane Stevens, Andy Tolman, Gregor Smith, David Marshall and Dan Allard. Absent were Josie French, Jeffrey Fairfield and Ginger Smith.


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