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Seniors Week – Blue Mountains Radio Players

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

$15

Come along to the beautiful Ballroom at the Palais Royale Katoomba, and enjoy two radio plays performed before a live audience, which is famous for its mirrored walls. Using scripts transcribed from original performances of the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s. Following these plays, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea. Both plays will be performed in the Ballroom which is wheelchair accessible. There will also be lucky door prizes. A bar will be available pre and post performance.

Plays:

Luigi Has a Toothache – from the Life with Luigi  Series.

Life with Luigi is an American radio situation comedy series which began September 21, 1948, on CBS Radio and broadcast its final episode on March 3, 1953.

The action centered on Luigi Basco and his experiences as a newly arrived Italian immigrant in Chicago. Many episodes took place at the night school classes that Luigi attended with other immigrants from different countries. Another common theme involved Luigi’s landlord/sponsor, Pasquale, scheming to get Luigi to marry his obese daughter. Perennial character actor and two-time Academy Award nominee J. Carrol Naish played Luigi.

Strange Bonfire a British Detective Story written by an American, Wyllis Cooper 1899-1955 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyllis_Cooper  , which also has a dentist character!.
Wyllis wrote and directed a crime anthology for NBC called Whitehall 1212 that debuted on November 18, 1951. Hosted by Chief Superintendent John Davidson, fictional curator of the Black Museum at Scotland Yard, it featured an allegedly all-British cast and told stories inspired by artifacts held by the famous London crime museum. Cooper’s show competed with a similar program (hosted by Orson Welles), which ran on Mutual in 1952.

CD’s of our previous performances will be available at $10.00 per CD, after the show.

Bookings Essential – Contact 4784 6300

Details

Date:
February 24
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$15
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Venue

Palais Royale
230 Katoomba Street
Katoomba, New South Wales 2780 Australia
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Website:
http://www.palaisroyale.com.au/