The 1940s Radio Hour

By Walton Jones
Directed by John Going

November 27 - December 27 , 1991

1991-1992 Mainstage Season

The Story

We invite you to join the Christmas broadcast on radio station WOV in 1942. You are in the studio as the fabulous music of the time comes to life with hits like Chattanooga Choo Choo and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. Bring everyone to this nostalgic and fun show—a special reprise from our 1984-85 season in honor of our 25th Anniversary.

Creative & Production Staff

Musical Director: Byron Grant
Choreographer: Rob Marshall
Scenic Designer: John Roslevich Jr.
Costume Designer: Dorothy Marshall Englis [credited as "Dorothy L. Marshall"]
Lighting Designer: Peter E. Sargent
Stage Manager: Glenn Dunn
Assistant Stage Manager: Julia P. Jones


Irv Ziff (Pops Bailey)
Paul Harman (Johnny Cantone)
Chad Kraus (Stanley)
Tony Hoty (Lou Cohn)
Rob Dorn (Wally Fergusson)
Peter Shawn (Clifton A. Feddington)
Christa Germanson (Connie Miller)
Dorothy Stanley (Ginger Brooks)
Kevin Chamberlin (Neal Tilden)
Richard Gervais (B.J. Gibson)
Judy McLane (Ann Collier)
Vanessa Shaw (Geneva Lee Browne)
Bill Ullman (Biff Baker)


Byron Grant (as Zoot Doubleman, Keyboards)
Dave Engelke (as Ned "Woof" Bennett, Bass)
John Brophy (as Neeley "Flap" Kovacs, Drums)
Michael Buerk (as Charlie "Kid Lips" Snyder, Reeds)
Alfred Mazzocchio (as Toots Schoenfeld, Reeds)
Paul De Marinis (as Fritz Canigliaro, Reeds)
Robert Ceccarini (as Pieface Minelli, Trumpet)
Bill Ullman (as Biff Baker, Trumpet)
Robert Tobler (as Scoops Millikin, Trombone)

Sponsorship & Support

Exclusive Corporate Sponsor: United Missouri Bank