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Regis College Presents an Original “Live” Radio Show from the Roosevelt EraOctober 29, 2008
What: Regis College Theatre Company’s fall production, Radio Stories
When: Thursday, November 20 – Sunday, November 23
Where: Casey Theater, Regis College Fine Arts Center, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA
Before there was television or Internet, there was radio – at the height of its popularity between the two world wars. Regis College Theatre Company’s fall production, Radio Stories, explores women’s evolving role in radio during the Roosevelt era. Radio Stories is written and directed by Wendy Lement, with contributions by Susan Zeiger and students in the fall 2007 Oral History and Performance course.
The college’s 4th Oral History and Performance project is a “live radio” performance, integrating the radio memories of interview subjects with the social fabric of the time. Set in a fictional radio station, with a live band, the play traces changes in radio programming, technology, and womens' roles as the country moves from the depths of the Depression into WWII.
Radio Stories will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:00 p.m., in the Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre, Fine Arts Center, Regis College, 235 Wellesley St., Weston. Tickets are $15 general public; $10 seniors, students; $3 Regis College Students and LLARC members. For more information and tickets, call 781-768-7070.
- In person, at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, Mon 12 - 1:30 pm, Tues 12 - 4 pm, Thur 12 - 3 pm, Fri 12 - 4 pm, and one hour before performance.
- By phone, Fine Arts Center Box Office, 781-768-7070
- By fax, Fine Arts Center Box Office, 781-768-7030
- Payment by check, money order or VISA, MasterCard, or American Express credit card.
Regularly scheduled bus transportation between the campus and the Riverside MBTA station near Route 95 (128) is provided by Regis College during the academic year. Consult the Regis College website for shuttle schedules.
Regis College is a Catholic co-educational community that prepares undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students for engagement and service in a changing world. In the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Nursing and Health Professions, approximately 1,600 students are enrolled in 24 undergraduate majors, graduate degree programs in education, communication, leadership and service, health product regulation, public administration and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. U.S. News and World Report ranks Regis in the top tier of universities with master’s programs in the North. The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) lists Regis among benchmarking colleges for the quality of educational experience. The National League of Nursing recently identified Regis College as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. The College also provides accredited pre-school and kindergarten programs, and a Life Long Learning Program (LLARC) for retired seniors.