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Cast Announced for Winter 2011 “The 1940’s Radio Hour” Holiday Musical

Arvada CO – The Arvada Center Artistic Producer, Rod A. Lansberry has announced the cast for the Arvada Center’s  winter 2011 holiday musical “The 1940’s Radio Hour” by Walton Jones, directed by Bev Newcomb-Madden.

The 1940's Radio Hour at The Arvada Center

The show will run November 29 – December 23, 2011  in the Main Stage Theater.

For show dates and ticket information go to or call 720-898-7200.

The cast includes several Arvada Center veterans including three who appeared in this popular musical’s last staging in 2004.


Reprising their roles are:

  • Joseph Bearss (Lou Cohn)
  • Shannan Steele (Ginger Brooks)
  • Bill Berry (Pops Bailey)

Joining the ensemble company are:

  • Lauren Shealy (Ann Collier)
  • Gayle Turner (Geneve Lee Brown)
  • Ben Dicke (Neal Tilden)
  • Joey Revier (Biff Baker)
  • Julia Perrotta (Connie Miller)
  • Matt LaFontaine (Wally Ferguson)
  • John Arp (Clifton Feddington)
  • David B. Johnson (Johnny Cantone)
  • Matthew Dailey (B.J. Gibson)
  • Daniel Shevlin (Stanley)
  • The show’s musical director David Nehls as Zoot Doubleman.

In addition to Newcomb-Madden and Nehls, the creative team includes:

  • Kitty Skillman Hilsabeck (choreographer)
  • Brian Mallgrave (scenic design)
  • Chris Campbell (costume design)
  • Gail Gober (lighting design)
  • Steve Stevens (sound design)
  • Gregory Price who (assistant to the director)

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One response to “Cast Announced for Winter 2011 “The 1940’s Radio Hour” Holiday Musical”

  1. Carrie says:

    Wooo hooo – with Julia(Connie) and Matt (Wally) on board, this will be a FUN, FUN show !! Brian – I know your set will be stunning, as usual. Y’all – get your tickets now !!

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