Lakewood Playhouse’s hugely popular live radio show
returns for its 12th year in a row with its annual Halloween radio gala. This year celebrates “radio noir” and a hardboiled detective story with “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammet with “Red Wind” by Raymond Chandler.
The entire show will be presented as if it were live from a radio studio straight out of the ’40s – complete with live sound effects.
Performances are Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. and a Sunday matinee on October 13 at 2 p.m. The experience had become so popular over previous years that a matinee has been due to high demand for tickets to this sold out show. Since it is Halloween season, costumes are welcomed but not required.
Tickets are $25 per person. Entry includes a glass of wine and complimentary hor d’oeuvres. Additional glasses of wine will also be available at $5 per glass.
This year’s gala is directed by James Venturini and includes the talents of both new, and returning, favorites: Andrew Fox Burden, Christian Carvajal, Nicole Lockett, W Scott Pinkston, Marcy Rodenborn and Virginia Yanoff.
Lakewood Playhouse is located at 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd SW, Lakewood. Visit www.LakewoodPlayhouse.org or call (253) 588-0042.