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The WGTD Radio Theater

The WGTD Radio Theater presents a re-broadcast of "And on the Eighth Day;" produced and written by Dr. Steve Brown and Michael Ullstrup. 

A re-broadcast of the WGTD 91.1 Players Special "The Catcher in the Spy."  The True story about baseball player Moe Berg who was an American Spy during World War II. This is an Award Winning broadcast written and produced by Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup.

 

 

WGTD Radio Theater’s ALREADY TAPED broadcast of Cartoon Shows on the Radio from the Antioch, Illinois Township Center.

The WGTD Radio Theater begins  its 16h season and show number 125 in this live broadcast (Saturday, February 1, 2020) of this 17-time award winning series, showcasing the 91.1 Players in “Ode to Angela.”  The theme for our 16th season is “Leading Ladies,” and its annual “Cartoon Shows on the Radio” broadcast will feature a look at German Chancellor Angela Merkle, the second longest serving Chancellor in modern Germany, second only to Konrad Adenauer 

In this year’s cartoon show, some of the famous cartoon characters include: Rocky and Bullwinkle, along with Boris and Natasha; Mr. Peabody and Sherman;  Dudley Do-Right, Nell Fenwick, Snidely Whiplash, and of course, the Horse; “The Flintstones;” and “Yogi Bear.” and of course Boo-Boo Bear!

Co-producer and writer Dr. Steve Brown, of Salem Lakes says, “As the WGTD Radio Theater begins its 16th year; the theme for this season will be leading ladies. So, that means that all of our radio theater broadcasts this year will feature famous women.  Leading off our new season, our cartoon stars will talk about German Chancellor Angela Merkle.”

The WGTD 91.1 Players Annual Holiday Extravaganza featuring Joey Van Hulle as Dean Martin! 

 “Hercule Poirot: Murder on the Mounds,” an original murder mystery based on the famous Belgian detective series created by Dame Agatha Christie one hundred years ago.  

WGTD Radio Theater presents "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson."

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents "The Thin Man" and "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar."

The WGTD Radio Theater Annual Holiday Show held Live from Lake Lawn Resort. 

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents: "The Kane Shadow: Sayonara, My Friends" 

The WGTD 91.1 FM players present "The Kane Shadow: The ‘Gas’ Derler Murder Mystery.”

The WGTD Radio Theater presents "The Enigma Covenant" 

Repeat WGTD Radio Theater broadcast of "The Catcher in the Spy."  The true story about baseball player Moe Berg who was also a spy for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which was the precursor to the CIA.  Written and produced by Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup, with stars from the award winning 91.1 Players.

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents "Our Secret Sisters." 

The Annual Cartoons-on-the-Radio Mashup: "God Help The Queen!" 

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents their Annual Holiday Show. This year; " The Andy Williams Holiday Extravaganza!"

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents: "Play It Again Sam with Peabody and Sherman!" 

The WGTD 91.1 Players Present their adaptation of the timeless classic "What Happened To Baby Jane." 

The WGTD Theater celebrates the iconic career of Mary Tyler Moore in a special tribute show entitled "Turning The World On With HER Smile." 

The WGTD Radio Theater Presents: Star Trek to the Third Power

The 101st addition of the WGTD 91.1 Players Live Broadcasts. “The New Adventures of Nora Charles, Private Detective: The Murdered Murderer NEVER Calls Back!”

Jack Benny returns to the WGTD Radio Theater this Saturday for the 91.1 Players 100th live broadcast.

Jack (Gary Stamm) will be joined by his usual supporting cast of Mary Livingstone (Viki DuMez), Don Wilson (Jim McClure), Phil Harris (Cameron Spencer) and Dennis Day (Ryan Farrell). 

Other cast members include Phyllis Diller (DuMez), Orson Welles (John O'Leksy), Ronald Coleman (Siegfried Christoph) and Benita Coleman (Jill Jensen). 

The show's announcer will be Kathy Zuhlke, with live sound effects from Barb Tylla.

Making a special guest appearance as himself will be Racine Mayor John Dickert. 

Live music will be provided by the Dixie Dudes.

Saturday's show--titled "Hey...Where's the Script???" has a bit of a built-in twist as the actors won't be getting the script from writers Steve Brown and Michael Ullstrup until the show begins.  

A new radio play is broadcast live about every 6th Saturday at 11:15. Most plays--including this one-- are produced in Rm. 120 of the Center for Bioscience and Information Technology on Gateway's Kenosha campus. 

You're invited to either tune in, listen online or be part of the studio audience. Admission for the Kenosha venue is free. 

Founded by Brown and Ullstrup, The WGTD Radio Theater is now in its 12th season. 

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The 100th Live Broadcast of The WGTD Radio Theater. “The New Jack Benny Show: Hey…Where’s the Script???”

Annual Cartoon Show: Featuring the Radio Theaters Take on "Rocky and Bullwinkle," "Yogi Bear," "Mr. Peabody Sherman," "Snagglepuss," "Dudley DoRight" and "Foghorn Leghorn," with "Putin on The Ritz!!" 

Christmas Show at the Lake Lawn Resort 

The WGTD Radio Theater presents: RADIO DETECTIVES TIMES 2. "The New Adventures of Johnny Dollar," starring Jim McClure, and "NORA CHARLES. The Thin Man's Private Detective," starring JaNelle Powers.  Both os this origibal detectives stories were written and produced by Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup and also stars members from the award winning 91.1 Players. 

"A Summer Comedy Classics Trio." The WGTD Radio Theater, now in its 11th season and this theatrical performance is the 94th live broadcast of this 8-time award winning series, will showcase the 91.1 Players in "A Summer Comedy Classics Trio." Featured will be newly written episodes of "The New Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," "The Great Gildersleeve," and "Our Miss Brooks" all written by Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup, co-Executive Producers and creators of The WGTD Radio Theater.

The WGTD Radio Theater, beginning its 11th Season, once again starts the season with its Annual CARTOON SHOWS ON THE RADIO! As always, the stars are from the 91.1 Players. Viki Dumez is the Director and the original shows are written by Steve Brown and Mike Ullstrup. The big event this past December was the blatant attack by the evil communists of North Korea on that most beloved of American industries -- movies! To support our artistic brothers and sisters in the film industry, the WGTD Radio Theater and the 91.1 Players launch their own counter-attack on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea! Kim Jong-Un -- you are toast! Featured are such favorites as "Rocky and Bullwinkle," "Mr. Peabody and Sherman," "Yogi Bear," "Dudley Do-Right,"and "Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy."

It is our 10th Annual WGTD RADIO THEATER HOLIDAY SHOW.. Featuring Bob Hope! (Portrayed by Jim McClure.) Special guests include The Honorable John Marra, Williams Bay Village President, and also musical guests, "The Dixie Dudes." The show is written and produced by Mike Ullstrup and Steve Brown. The Director is Viki DuMez.

The WGTD Radio Theater and The 91.1 Players Present, TV Sitcoms on the Radio featuring"Hogan's Heroes," and "The Golden Girls." As always, these original WGTD _Radio Theater broadcasts are written and produced by Steve Brown and Michael Ullstrup and star actors from the 8 time Award Winning 91.1 Players._

The WGTD Theather Proudly presents "What Might Have Happened to Baby Jane?" Adapted by Dr. Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents a Summer Trio of original Comedies, written, as always by Steve Brown and Michael Ullstrup: "Our Miss Brooks," Fibber McGee and Molly," and "It's the Professor!" As always stars are from the 7-time award-winning WGTD's 91.1 Players.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents: "BROWN. Thurgood Marshall and Earl Warren - A Conversation." This play celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court decision. The introduction for this play will be presented by Cheryl Brown Henderson, dauther of the Rev. Oliver L. Brown, after whom this famous case is named. The play stars 91.1 Players members Cameron Spencer as Thurgood Marshall and Stephen Dundis as Earl Warren. Steven Brown and Michael Ullstrup are the playwrights for todays production of the WGTD Radio Theater.

The WGTD Radio Theater's live broadcast of "The Cedar Chest Letters," written by Racine playwright Barb Tylla.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents an original broadcast of The New I LOVE LUCY SHOW: "Lucy Runs for Village President!" There will also be a new "It's The Professor! segment.

The WGTD Radio Theater begins its 10th Season with it's ANNUAL "Cartoon Shows on the Radio" Mash-Up. Feautued are the cartoon classics of "Rocky and Bullwinkle," "The Jetsons", and "Dudley Doo-Right."

The WGTD Radio Theater's Live broadcast, from Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan: "The 9th Annual Christmas Special." Special musical guests: "The Dixie Dudes," and also "The Cruise-O-Matics."

"The Kane Shadow Murder Mystery" and "It's the Professor." This LIVE broadcast of the Radio Theater comes from Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents its Ninth Annual Halloween Special LIVE Broadcast. Today, we present Dr. Siegfried Christoph, a member of the 91.1 Players, who portrays Mr. Vincent Price. We will have a special reading of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," along with our very own Barb Tylla's special story, "Nightlight," and then "The Middle Toe of the Right Foot," by Ambrose Bierce.

The WGTD Radio Theater's LIVE Broadcast fromLake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. "The New JACK BENNY SHOW," and "It's the Professor!!"

The WGTD Radio Theater's BACK TO SCHOOL Triple Play: "Our Miss Brooks;" The Adventures of Archie Andrews;" "It's the Professor."

The WGTD Radio Theater's Annual RADIO CARTOON SHOW ON THE RADIO.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents its Annual Holiday Show: Special guests include: Diann Tesar, Salem (WI) Town Chair, The Dixie Dudes, Larry Zarletti, and Tom Goss. Stars are from the 91.1 Players. Today's show is directed by Mike Ullstrup, and was written by Steve Brown and Mike Ullstrup.

The WGTD Radio Theater and the 91.1 Players present: "Soldier, Come Home, written by playwright Frank Wicks. This was performed live at The Civil War Museum in Kenosha. To mark the observance of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, Soldier, Come Home, is a play by Frank W. Wicks based on his family's Civil War letters. Go towww.civilwarplay.com for more information on Frank Wick's masterful play.

The WGTD Radio Theater present:"The New Jack Benny Show," and "It's the Professor!!"

Today's WGTD Radio Theater features"The Brickersons," written by Jim Blair and also "It's the Professor," written by Mike Ullstrup and Steve Brown.

The WGTD Radio Theater and the 91.1 Players present: "The Adventures of Scooter and Biff," written by local writer Richard Bell. Also, the second installment of "It's the Professor!"

Our 7th Annual HOLIDAY Show of the WGTD Radio Theater. "LOST AND FOUND FOR THE HOLIDAYS." "Murphy" the Border Collie runs off after a bunny rabbit and gets lost. All of this happens just before Christmas Eve. Somehow, little "Murph" finds his way back home, all with the help of a very special friend. An Original Story Created and Written by Steven Brown & Michael Ullstrup. Directed by Don Jensen.

The WGTD Radio Theater presents: "The Carol Burnett Show and The Charlie McCarthy Show with Edgar Bergen." Stars are from the 91.1 Players.

The WGTD Radio Theater and the Brown Ullstrup Performing Arts Foundation present "The Return of the Kane Shadow," with stars from the 91.1 Players.