Theatre in the Square’s The 1940’s Radio Hour Opens December 17


For twenty-five seasons, The 1940’s Radio Hour at Theatre in the Square was a holiday hit! After five years in retirement, Theatre in the Square is bringing it back for a limited two-week engagement December 17, 2011 to January 1, 2012. All performances of this production will take place at the Southern Polytechnic State University’s Joe Mack Wilson Student Center. Tickets are available only through the Theatre in the Square Box Office by calling 770-422-8369 or online at

The 1940’s Radio Hour, by Walton Jones and directed by Susan Reid, takes a behind the scenes look at a WOV radio broadcast that is being recorded for U.S. soldiers that are oversees during the holidays in 1942. The show is filled with forties-style music, dancing, radio drama and sound effects. The live five-piece band will have you ready to sing and dance along with Ginger (Jessica Miesel), Pops (Scott Lindquist), Wally (Drew Archer), Johnny (Maxim Gukhman), Ann (Mary Nye Bennett), Lou (Matt Myers), Clifton (Allen O’Reilly), Neal (Steven L. Hudson), and Connie (Anna Kimmell) and B.J. (Greg Bosworth) to classics like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Black Magic”. This show is great for the entire family and is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Tickets range from $25 to $35 and are available at the Theatre in the Square Box Office by calling 770-422-8369 or online at  Gift certificates are available for purchase at the Box Office. Discount rates for are available for groups of 12 by calling 770-422-8369 x29. For directions and a map of Southern Polytechnic State University, visit: There is free parking anywhere on campus and lots 34 and 35 are closest to the student center.