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Listening Place Readers Theater

Event Date: Dec 9, 2018 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Venue: Monterey Museum of Art
Location: 559 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Listening Place Readers Theater

The Listening Place creates read-aloud performances of plays read by some of Monterey County’s finest actors.  Stories come to life with character voices, gestures, and deep emotion, creating a totally entertaining theatrical experience for all ages.

The Listening Place Readers Theatre is pleased to present THE VOICE OF THE PRAIRIE by John Olive.  David Quinn, a gifted story teller and con-man Leon Schwab set out across the mid western prairie during the early days of radio, telling stories and selling radio sets at inflated prices.  David is riffing about a wonderful journey he took in the 1890s with Frankie the Blind Girl.  Through the new medium of radio he finds himself reunited with Frances, a blind school-teacher — and a new adventure ensues.  But while he takes his rural listeners on a ride of romantic dreams and magical journeys,  Leon’s station is operating without a license and the FCC is closing in…