Radio drama performed by professional actors with sound effects and music--as it used to be done in the Golden Age of Radio!
On Wednesday, October 1, 2008, The AFTRA/SAG Senior Radio Players will read from a script first used by the Lux Radio Theater exactly fifty seven years ago on a coast-to-coast broadcast over the CBS Radio Network. The Radio Players take great pride in bringing back to life the Oscar award winning drama "All About Eve". As almost everyone in show business can attest to, there is no formula that guarantees success. However, the Eve in this story finds a path she thinks will lead directly to the big payoff. Why go through the tensions and rejections of auditions and the frustration of bit parts? Eve uses deception and manipulation to worm her way into an established star's confidence and eventually replaces her on stage. Eve has the chutzpah -- even the talent -- to become a great star, but there is a price to pay. The AFTRA/SAG Senior Players are thrilled to provide their take on this hugely successful movie that was nominated for fourteen Academy awards and managed to walk off with six of them! OUR CAST IS ENTIRELY MADE UP OF PROFESSIONALS IN RADIO, TV, AND THEATER. THERE IS NO ADMISSION FEE. SHOW TIME: 7pm in the Claudia Cassidy Theater on the second floor of the Chicago Cultural Center at 77 E. Michigan Avenue. There is convenient parking nearby. Doors open at 6:30pm and seating is on a first-come first-seated basis.
By the way, AFTRA stands for American Federation of Television and Radio Actors and SAG is Screen Actors Guild.