The 1940s Radio Hour

2019 Holiday Musical
December 31 - December 31 Evenings at 8pm • Sunday matinees at 2pm

The 1940s Radio Hour

Overview

Join us as we go back in time, to the show that inspired and launched the Stardust series. First performed at Harlequin in 1993, The 1940s Radio Hour was the first Holiday show on our stage. So grab the family and join us for a holiday tradition that is sure to invoke many memories of any of the 22 years of Stardust!

A different time is evoked in this marvelously theatrical and winning show, a live broadcast of a The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade from the Hotel Astor’s Algonquin Room on December 21, 1942. The spirit of that bygone era when the world was at war and pop music meant “Strike Up the Band” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” (both are in this show) is accurately captured as the harassed producer copes with a drunk lead singer, the delivery boy who wants a chance in front of the mike, the second banana who dreams of singing a ballad, and the percussion player who chooses a fighter plane over Glenn Miller.

“Totally exhilarating hour of singing, dancing and funny commercials.”
– The New York Daily News

“This is fun with a capital fun.”
– ABC TV

Ticket Prices

General $49 • Senior/Military $45 • Student/Youth $25 View our Seating Chart, or learn about Rush Tickets, Pay What You Can, Pride Night or Ladies' Night Out.

Age Recommendation

All Ages.

Accessibility

For patrons with mobility challenges, we offer front-row seats, accessible bathrooms, and gently sloping aisles. Wheelchair Seating is also available. Assisted Listening Devices are available free of charge at the Concessions Counter.
estimated run time 1 hr 40 mins

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Opening Night Thu, Nov 29
8:00 PM
Fri, Nov 30
8:00 PM
Sat, Dec 1
8:00 PM
Sun, Dec 2
2:00 PM
Thu, Dec 6
8:00 PM
Ladies' Night Out Fri, Dec 7
8:00 PM
Sat, Dec 8
8:00 PM
Talkback Sun, Dec 9
2:00 PM
Thu, Dec 13
8:00 PM
Pride Night Fri, Dec 14
8:00 PM
Sat, Dec 15
3:00 PM
Sat, Dec 15
8:00 PM
Sun, Dec 16
2:00 PM
Wed, Dec 19
3:00 PM
Wed, Dec 19
8:00 PM
Thu, Dec 20
8:00 PM
Fri, Dec 21
8:00 PM
Sat, Dec 22
3:00 PM
Sat, Dec 22
8:00 PM
Sun, Dec 23
2:00 PM
Christmas Eve Mon, Dec 24
2:00 PM
Thu, Dec 27
8:00 PM
Fri, Dec 28
8:00 PM
Sat, Dec 29
8:00 PM
Sun, Dec 30
2:00 PM
New Years' Eve Mon, Dec 31
7:00 PM

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