10/09/2012 (press release: [email protected]) // New York, NY, USA // Marketing
Tony Roberts to Discuss “CBS Radio Mystery Theater” with Elliot Forrest!
Film, Broadway and Radio star Tony Roberts will discuss his career with Elliott Forrest (Peabody Award winning Broadcaster and Producer) including his time on “CBS Radio Mystery Theater”
Event: The 2012 NY Old Time Radio Convention at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Newark, NJ on Oct. 13-14.
Featured guests include Curtiss Cook, best known for his roles in Shutter Island and Arbitrage; Simon Jones from “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” Bobby Ramsen, Mary Murphy, Renee-Marie Brewster, and more!
For more special gusts, visit http://nyotr.com/convention/special-guests/.
The NY Old Time Radio Convention conjures the wonder of radio’s Golden Age for contemporary ears.
Weekend event includes a variety of classic radio show re-creations from three award winning theatre troupes, including “Suspense,” “The Lone Ranger,” and “Quiet, Please.”
Saturday evening Gary Yoggy will direct a live-recreation of the 1952 Edgar Bergen Show episode in which Charlie McCarthy (better known as ventriloquist Edgar Bergen’s dummy) married Marilyn Monroe, starring Erika Smith an internationally renowned Marilyn Monroe look-alike and tribute artist!
In addition to educational panels, entertaining re-creations and the mouth watering banquet dinner, dealer rooms will open. Attendees can add to their collections the interesting, unusual and rare items often found at nostalgia events!
For a full schedule of events, visit http://nyotr.com/convention/schedule/
New York Old Time Radio’s mission is to foster an appreciation of the Golden Age of Radio.
Whether terrified by Inner Sanctum’s squeaking door and The Shadow’s bone-chilling laugh, or amused by the side-splitting antics of Jack Benny and Fibber McGee and Molly, listeners around the globe have long found exhilaration in radio. The Golden Age of Radio constitutes a vital part of America’s cultural and creative history. It was the primary form of entertainment and news for the ‘Greatest Generation’ – those that survived the depression and fought World War II. New York Old Time Radio believes that listening to old-time radio shows is a legitimate means of increasing cultural and historical literacy.
Register now at www.nyotr.com. Daytime admission for students is free! Teachers receive 20% off admission by entering discount code “NYOTR20” at checkout!
Please send an email to [email protected] or call (212) 470-6233 if you have any questions.
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