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Live Radio Play Returns to Washington for Second Year Tomorrow Night

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 6:27 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News


Actors perform last year’s play in the windows of the Washington Public Library while the audience bundles up and watches from outside. Photo by Sally Y. Hart

Washington’s live Christmas radio play is returning for its second year.

The show is a partnership of KCII Radio, the Washington Community Theater, Washington Public Library, and Main Street Washington. Actors will perform the show live on air Saturday.

Director Chris Hanson shares this year’s show is Miracle on 34th Street, “There’s a business woman in New York who works for Macy’s. She’s very commercial but she’s very anti-Christmas, and she doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, and she’s teaching her daughter, her young daughter, that there is no Santa Claus. So in enters an older gentleman who substitutes for an intoxicated Santa Claus, and he is actually Kris Kringle. So the story develops to where there is an effort to prove that Kris Kringle is not crazy, that he is actually, truly Santa Claus. It’s just a great story, it’s a fun story.”

The show begins at 6 p.m. in the windows of the Washington Public Library. You can see it in person, or listen from anywhere on AM and FM KCII and the KCII mobile apps.