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1940's Radio Hour
Date See below
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsEnter campus from the West off Old State Hwy 10 (Old Snelling). You will be greeted by a security officer at the check point and be asked two health screening questions. Park in the West Lot and enter the building from the South door. A greeter will be there to open the door for you. Please arrive no earlier than 30 minutes in advance.
Cost$15; $13 Senior (65+), Bethel Employee, Group of 10 or more; $5 Student
TicketingPurchase general admission tickets online at tickets.bethel.edu or call the Ticket Office at 651.638.6333 to order by phone. Walk up sales will be available one hour prior at the ticket office based on availability. Buy Tickets
SponsorsThe Department of Music and Theatre

Event Dates

Friday, February 05, 2021
7:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 06, 2021
7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 07, 2021
2:30 p.m.

Event Description

The 1940's Radio Hour is a play with music by Walton Jones. Full of 1940s music, dancing and old-time sound effects, the play portrays the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in December 1942.

"Totally exhilarating hour of singing, dancing and funny commercials." - The New York Daily News

The 1940's Radio Hour is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

COVID Guidelines:

  • Masks are required.
  • General admission seating will be socially distanced. You will be escorted by an usher to an assigned area.
  • Gathering after the show indoors is discouraged. 
  • Information regarding cancelations due to COVID will be communicated via the email used to purchase tickets.


Contact the Ticket Office at 651.638.6333 or email box-office@bethel.edu.