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November 28, 2016

SVSU actors, vocalists to bring 1940s radio show-style holiday production to stage

1940s radio stageSaginaw Valley State University student actors and vocalists will collaborate again for the school’s annual live radio show-style production, “Christmas of Yesteryear: A 1940s Radio Show.”

This one-hour play will relive the hope, the determination and the patriotic celebration of the holiday season during the post-World War II years. The production is a callback to the days when Americans sat around the radios in their homes, waiting for information during and immediately following World War II.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, in the Malcolm Field Theatre for Performing Arts. Tickets cost $13 for the general public, and $10 for both students and attendees 60 and older.

Ric Roberts, professor of theatre, and David Rzeszutek, assistant professor of theatre, are co-directors.

The cast will include student thespians along with students involved in SVSU’s Cardinal Singers vocalist group. This production will mark the seventh year SVSU has hosted a live radio show-style performance in the theatre.  

For more information or to order tickets, contact the Box Office at (989) 964-4261 or purchase tickets online at .