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Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour

We are a community of performers and technicians which endeavors to reach across the country sharing the powerful and time-honored gift of storytelling using vintage tales, tools of the 21st century and voices that reflect us all.

As Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour prepares for a new season, we continue reflecting on past performances with Presto Change-O, I'm Sure - written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1948.

This performance features Wolf Sherrill as Sarsfield, Phil Wells as Professor Cagliostro, Jerry Holt as Bernard, and Courtney Seiberling as Genevieve in a mischievous little tale about the dangers of magic.

As Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour prepares for a new season, we revisit past performances with Camera Obscura, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1945.

In the final episode of the One-Year Anniversary Season of Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour  two detectives must stop the murder of their friend, the groom at a lavish wedding.

Originally broadcast in 1946, this performance features Rick Clark, Danny Man, Jason Kince, Liz Gervin, Antionette Laveckia, Chip Bar and Tom Holiday.

In this episode of the radio sitcom "Life of Riley", our everyman protagonist has his world turned upside down when his difficult to please mother-in-law moves into his home.

Originally airing in 1945, this production features Tony Ludovicio, Jen Bedell, Oscar Humpert, Natalie Tangermen, Jared Saltman, Doug Joseph and cat Cryan.

In this witty mystery from Columbus playwright Vivian Lermond, two working class British private detectives make a splash while investigating a murder . This production features Jennetta Davis, Michelle Baily, Don Farrell, Nick Martin, Penny Donnahue and Bill Goldsmith.

Joker Wild

Jun 23, 2021

The upcoming play, Joker Wild, follows a Hollywood comedian who commits murder to prove that he's more than just a funny face.  This production features E.K. Dagenfield, Elizabeth Ann, Kim Garrison, Chris Johnson, Emmy Beech, Mark Man and Mary Gray.

The upcoming show, Skeleton Bay--originally airing in 1950--features Phillip Wells, Thia Stephan, Dino Tripodis, Vivian Snyder, David Allen Vargo and Kate McAndrews in a diabolical story about a murder mystery author who delves a touch too deeply into her subject matter.

Welcome to the One-Year Anniversary Season of Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour. The upcoming show, The Plotters, originally airing in 1949, features Eric Gnezda, Tony Roseboro, Vinnie Mason, Ella Glasgow and Chiquita Mullins Lee in a twisted tale that presents like a blend of Stadtler and Waldorf from the Muppets, Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood and Wile E. Coyote. 

The Big Box

May 27, 2021

As Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour prepares for a new season in June, we continue reflecting on previous performances with The Big Box, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1947. This episode features Rick Clark as George, Bob Clark as Policeman, Rob Clark as Archie, David Allen Vargo as Man, and Andy Clark as Cavanagh in a spooky tale about the strange things that happen out there on the open road.

As Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour prepares for a new season in June, we continue reflecting on previous performances with The Low Road, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1947.

As Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour prepares for a new season in June, we continue to listen back to past performances with The Man Who Knew Everything, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally aired in 1949.

Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour performs The Evening and The Morning, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1948. The performance features Wolf Sherrill, Phil Wells, and Kim Garrison Hopcraft in a haunting story about unrequited love and murder. In a nod to the golden days of radio, we have collaborated to bring you tales of suspense, mystery, fear, and perhaps a little murder!

Vintage Radio Hour performs Love Spelled Backwards, written by Marian Turk and originally airing in 1980. This show features Chiquita Mullins Lee, Tony Roseboro, Ben Gorman, Mark Beauchamp, Nick Martin, Vinnie Mason, Chip Barr, Benjamin Mowrer, and Carter Crosby in a love story gone wrong...dramatically, disturbingly wrong.

Welcome to Season Four of Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour. Our collaboration, now grown to over 150 fantastic performers and technicians from across the country, Canada and the UK, revisits the legacy of audio entertainment that harkens back to the golden days of radio to bring you a Valentines- themed collection of six shows filled with laughs, suspense, fear and maybe a little romance.

Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour performs To Find Help, which originally aired in 1945. The performance features Josie Merkle, Jason Kientz, Tom Holliday, Richard Dana and David Tull in a warped story about definitely NOT judging a book by its cover...or else!

  

Nothing Behind The Door

Jan 29, 2021

Shhh! Productions Vintage Radio Hour performs Nothing Behind the Door, written by Wyllis Cooper and originally airing in 1947. The performance features David Allen Vargo, Phil Wells, Tony Ludovico and Chris Johnson in an eerie tale about the lure and danger of curiosity.

  

The Violin

Jan 22, 2021

Vintage Radio Hour performs The Violin, which originally aired in 1934. The cast features the vocal talents of Michele Bailey, Thia Stephan, Mark Beauchamp, Lorelei Moore, Rick Clark, David Tull, Courtney Seiberling, Geoff Nelson and Nick Martin...actors from Ohio, New York, England, California and Kentucky...in a classic ghost story with seduction, revenge, madness and murder, all accompanied by a little violin music.

Ghost Party

Jan 15, 2021

Vintage Radio Hour presents a performance of Ghost Party, which originally aired in 1937. The Shhh! Productions cast features Tom Holliday, Nick Martin, Jackie Myers, Linda Dorff, Greg Hoffman and Ben Mowrer, with a special guest appearance by Doug Joseph as Mrs. Hinkle. You know what they say--it’s all fun and games until the vampire shows up at your séance.

Vintage Radio Hour brings you two more tales.

Vintage Radio Hour brings you the gift of Orson Welles’ 1939 adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol” twice - same treasured story, two 50-minute shows, two talented casts.