Arts Radio Network Radio Theatre

A uniquely American art form.

From The Mercury Theatre to A Prairie Home Companion, the radio play is a uniquely American art form, and one of this country’s most beloved. During the 1930s through 50s, live performances of plays broadcast over the radio were a part of everyday life. The Arts Radio Network Theatre Project is a unique combination of the nostalgia of classic radio drama, and the excitement of a live theatrical performance. Come see the golden age of radio brought gloriously back to life on stage, featuring some of South Florida’s finest actors!

ARNTP also works with local organizations to present radio plays for, and with, students from elementary to high school.  Contact John Watts at to learn more about our educational outreach.

ARNTP has partnered with WLRN, South Florida’s public radio station, to create WLRN Radio Theater – a monthly series of radio plays performed at venues throughout South Florida, and broadcast on WLRN on the second Sunday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Performance venues include the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ Abdo New River Room and Arts Garage in Delray Beach. A list of upcoming performances and broadcasts is available here.

Upcoming Events

Studios of Key West  – Live broadcast as part of WLRN’s Museum and Attractions Weekend(

Key Largo
August 24

Broward Center for the Performing Arts (

It Happened One Night-

September 8 and 9

The Birds

October 6 and 7

The 39 Steps –

November 3 and 4

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