Radio Plays

Enjoy this vintage radio play, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Viennese Strangler, recorded live at CentreStage with an audience. Sherlock and Dr. Watson travel to Vienna, Austria on a case and end up having to solve a murder at the guest house where they are staying. Adapted and directed by Junie Hutchinson with Ryan MacNab as Sherlock Holmes, David Foley as Dr. Watson, Paula Rockwell as Fraulein Uhlenstein and Senora Violetti, Ross Chapman as Francisco Torrega, Mike Butler as the Porter, Sandy Davison as Madame Claudel.

Enjoy our live recording of The Rudy Show, a hilarious comedy written by CentreStage Board member Ross Chapman and directed by Junie Hutchinson. Join Halifax children’s TV show host Rudy (played by Ryan MacNab) as his show is taken over by new Producer, Ms. Conrad (played by Sandy Davison). Ms. Conrad brings in a zookeeper from Oaklawn Farm Zoo (played by Brittany Chapman) who arrives with dozens of reptiles, plus a ballet dancer (played by Paula Rockwell), and a breakdancing otter (played by Mike Butler). Disaster ensues as Rudy and his technician MacAllister (played by David Foley) try to save the show from a catastrophic ending!

SERIES SPECIAL: My Favorite Husband
My Favorite Husband is an old-time 1949+ comedy radio series about Liz and George Cooper who were billed as "two people who live together and like it".  We are proud to present a number of episodes in this collection.

Dinner For Twelve
Join our old time radio couple, Liz and George Cooper, as Katy goes on vacation, leaving Liz to try to prepare a dinner for 12 with the help of her friend Iris Atterbury and a friendly delivery boy, all the while keeping her Mother-in-law in the dark about Liz's supposed cooking prowess. "

Spring Cleaning
The Spring Cleaning episode finds Liz busy discussing the Spring house cleaning with Katy. While cleaning out George’s den Katy finds some old love letters of George's that Liz had written to him long ago. Despite Katy warning her that she’s playing with fire, Liz decides to have a bit of fun by 'sending' one of these old letters to George, telling him it arrived for him special delivery. George mistakenly thinks the love letter is from his new secretary (who has a crush on him) and now Liz is burning up about the supposed "other woman" in George’s life and decides to spy on him.

Valentines Day
In this episode Katy, the Maid, is sweet on Mr. Dabney, the butcher, and Liz offers to help. But when Liz's valentine to George gets switched with her check to pay the butcher's bill, Mr. Dabney gets the wrong idea.

by Colin Clements is a one-act romantic comedy from the late 1930s. Margaret Cameron, a dramatic stage actress, flees New York City for village life in a small boarding house. She hopes to entice her Producer, Robert, to follow her and, maybe, pop the question she’s been wanting for ten years! With Linda Levy Fisk as Margaret, Mike Butler as Robert, and Junie Hutchinson as Mrs. Keble, the landlady. Directed by Junie Hutchinson with Recording Engineers Tim Fisk and Bob Melanson. Poster was designed by Sharon Churchill Roe.

Sherlock Holmes:  The Night Before Christmas
It's Christmas Eve and Dr. Watson gets to play Santa Claus for Mrs. Hudson's little nieces. Everything seems warm and cheery until Sherlock Holmes discovers a threatening letter from his old nemesis - Professor Moriarty! On the way to the party, Watson and one of Moriarty's henchmen accidentally switch Christmas sacks when both are dressed as Santa Claus. Sherlock calls in Inspector Lestrade from Scotland Yard and they race through London to save Watson and everyone at the party!

Sherlock Holmes:  The Case of the Neglected Farm
It’s the early 1980s and Stamford Holmes resides in London in the shadow of his famous grandfather, Sherlock Holmes. Lavishly living on Sherlock's fortune, he reluctantly agrees to do some work as a consulting detective - if only to provide 'Doctor' Watson with material for the Sunday papers.  Watson, on the other hand, brings all the bumbling enthusiasm he can muster to their new cases, forever aping and quoting both their grandfathers - and wielding a magnifying glass.  In The Case of the Neglected Farm, Holmes and Watson travel to Dorset to aid a woman in danger.

Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Tolling Bell 
We will transport the listening audience to a world of intrigue and fun as Sherlock and Watson solve The Adventure of the Tolling Bell. Filled with all the brilliant elements of early radio plays, this production is sure to delight stay at home audiences throughout the valley! You can't keep eager actors or detectives from producing and solving a mystery!

The Snow Goose
We are pleased to present "The Snow Goose" just in time for Remembrance Day. This musical adaptation is performed by three local youth.


CentreStage wishes to thank Tim Fisk, Shaun Whynacht, Kathy Walker, Bob Melanson and Kevin Estey for all their technical support during this time of Corona!

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