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Chicago’s Theatre of the Air LIVE!

The Wizard of Oz – A Radio Play

Do to wet ground the May 8th performance has been moved from an outside location to inside the Visitor Center Theatre. Seating is limited and is first come, first serve. We are sorry for the inconvenience. The Theatre will open for seating at 10:30am.

Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8
11:00am – 12:00pm
Visitor Center Theatre
Seating is limited and will be given at a first come first serve basis. 

In 1925 Col. McCormick invested in the new world of radio and founded WGN. In 1940, after the passing of his first wife, Amy, he founded Chicago’s Theatre of the Air, “radio’s greatest hour of music and drama.”

Join us as we travel back in time to a recreation of Chicago’s Theatre of the Air with our unique adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s classic, The Wizard of Oz. This one-hour adaptation will follow “Dotty”, a plucky Chicago journalist, after a freak tornado blows Aunt Em’s Boarding House for Girls to the wonderful land of Oz. The characters, while familiar, have a new 1920s twist that will have you laughing and smiling the whole way down the yellow brick road.

In the case of inclement weather, the show will be held in the Visitors Center Theatre. Seating is limited in the theatre; seats are on a first come, first served basis.

Questions? Contact: ccorrigan@cantigny.org