Adam Thompson, Storm Lake, has been cast in Buena Vista University's winter production. Radio Daze. The production will make school history as the first performance to be broadcast live worldwide.
Radio Daze will bring back the golden age of radio, and audiences can view the variety show in the studio, watch it on University Cable Network Channel 3, listen to it on 97.5 KBVU, or catch it on BVU's web site. Each of the performances Feb. 11-14 starts at 8 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium, Harold Walter Siebens Forum. Tickets go on sale Feb. 2 and may be reserved or purchased at the Information Desk in Harold Walter Siebens Forum.
During the Radio Daze run from Feb. 11-14, each of the four nights' performances will feature different programs:
* Wednesday - The Shadow, Sergeant Preston & The Challenge of the Yukon, Buck Rogers in the 25"' Century, and the classic Who's on first comedy sketch
* Thursday - Gunsmoke, The Signal Man adapted by Des Moines native Charles Tazewell, The Importance of Being Ernest, and Groucho Marx's Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel
* Friday - Baby Snooks and Daddy, Broadway Is My Beat, The Bickersons, and Sorry, Wrong Number
* Saturday - A focus on love in its many forms: The Romance of Helen Trent, a second episode of The Bickersons, and The Philadelphia Story
In addition to a variety of dramas, thrillers, comedy, music, and songs, each night's performance will also feature an audience-participation game show.
Thompson, son of Douglas and Jennifer Thompson, Storm Lake, is a sophomore at Buena Vista University.