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LCC to Host Christmas Radio Play after Silver Bells in the City

November 18, 2014

Lansing, MICH – Lansing Community College (LCC) Radio, 89.7-FM, will cap-off another Silver Bells in the City celebration with their ninth annual radio play, “The Great Christmas Caper.” This yearly salute to theatre and “the golden age of radio” takes place Friday, November 22, in Dart Auditorium at 8 p.m. after the fireworks.

“The Great Christmas Caper” is a completely original piece written by LCC Broadcast Services Manager, Daedalian Lowry.

When a crime takes place at the North Pole on the verge of Christmas Eve, two of the world’s greatest detectives, Shamrock Homes and Danny Shade, are called in “to crack the case.” The suspects include everyone form Santa’s main squeeze to a wayward yeti.

This year’s media cast includes:

  • Evan Pinsonnault (WLNS-TV6) Shamrock Homes
  • Jason Colthorp (WILX-TV10) Danny Shade
  • Chris Tyler (100.7 WITL) Frothy the Snowman
  • Parker (94.1 WVIC) Blitzen the reindeer
  • Kristi Love (99.1 WFMK) Mrs. Claus
  • Strickland (97.5 WJIM) North Pole’s Chief Elf of Operations, Edward Kybelston
  • Jack Robbins (89.7 WLNZ) as the Narrator
  • LCC Radio staff and volunteers will fill out the rest of the cast.

Previous Silver Bells Radio Plays have included It’s a Wonderful Life, Scrooge, Miracle on 34th Street, Casablanca, and A Suessified Christmas Carol.

Admission to “The Great Christmas Caper” is free, though LCC Radio will accept donations at the door. Those unable to make it to Dart Auditorium for the show can tune in to the live broadcast on 89.7FM, HD-1. The radio play will also be broadcast online at lcc.edu/radio.

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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