November 23, 2022 at 7PM

Tune in to KNPR 88.9 FM when the Las Vegas Philharmonic and Nevada Public Radio present “Theater on the Air: Escape from Area 51” on Wednesday, November 23 at 7 p.m. PST via live radio broadcast featuring a talented cast of actors from Vegas’ live entertainment scene and LV Phil musicians.

The live production is a contemporary throwback to the beloved classic radio dramas of the 1930s and 40s, but with signature Vegas flare!  Families everywhere are invited to gather once again around the radio or streaming device of their choice and be captivated by an original, exciting drama that will appeal to all ages.  Gain access to one of Nevada’s most intriguing mysteries through this one-night-only production that is sure to feel fresh yet nostalgic all at once.

Theater on the Air: Escape from Area 51 is written by Joe Schoenmann, directed by Kate St-Pierre and original score composed and arranged by Jennifer Bellor, sound design by Martin St-Pierre, foley artist; Vincent Verderame, and announcer Mark Vogelzang. The score will be performed by Las Vegas Philharmonic musicians De Ann Letourneau (violin), Kevin Mills (cello), Paul Firak (bass), Jonathan Cannon (clarinet), Patrick Bowen (percussion) and Alexandria Le (piano).

Appearing in the cast are Marcus Weiss (Blue Man Group, Le Rêve), Sabrina Cofield (’He Can Get It’, ‘Harlem Renaissance’), Finley Cotrone (original voice of the Las Vegas Monorail), Jason Nious (Cirque Du Soleil), KNPR’s Joe Schoenmann plays himself, as well as another role in the production.

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