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12/15-12/16 Live Radio

December 15th & 16th 2012: The Thin Man Comes to  Pittsburgh (Live Radio at the Carnegie Library of Homestead)

Advanced Labor & Cultural Studies is sponsoring a live radio theater production on the dates of December 15th and 16th in cooperation with the Carnegie Library of Homestead. The script is an original adaptation of the 1934 film The Thin Man, originally starring Pittsburgh native William Powell and Myrna Loy as sleuths Nick and Nora Charles.

Click here to purchase tickets by credit card at our Artful.ly event page. You can also purchase tickets the day of the event using cash at the door. Proceeds help benefit the library. For more information or questions please contact us at 412-353-3756 or through our Comments form.

3 responses to “12/15-12/16 Live Radio

  1. Dave Schafer December 18, 2012 at 2:21 am

    Tremendous Script and Cast. Excellently portrayed the Thin Man Radio broadcast from the past.

  2. Michael and Mary Solomon December 19, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Creative and clever to do a play as a radio show; takes advantage of the nostalgia for “the good old days.” A good effort. We enjoyed the swinging singer, male vocalist, and guitarist performing the opening number ” Paper Moon.” A suggestion: since the play relies on both the visual and audio senses of the audience, perhaps you can add a performer (preferably a young girl or woman) walking across the stage with a smile and a sign indicating the next scene; and if possible, add a few more microphones for the players to use. (In the movies, scenes were separated by fades; on the radio, by pauses.)

  3. Sue Pollick December 19, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    Sue Pollick
    Truly enjoyable script, cast and show. Extremely talented cast!!! Portrayal of the Thin Man Radio broadcast was excellent,as well as being written for Pittsburgh, You can see how passionate the written word was!!!!!!! Musicians were also extremely talented!!! Well rounded show!!!!!

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