The 4th Annual ON THE AIR! gala event benefitting the nonprofit theatre group, Dezart Performs, will be presented on-stage at the Camelot Theatre on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

This one-night only performance has become a much-anticipated event that is unique in the desert and features notable national and community actors who recreate beloved radio plays from the 1940s and 1950s. This popular annual event features staged radio scripts which come to life with the actors’ voices accompanied with singers, musicians, and live sound effects. This year the line-up of plays will include a game show, a science fiction thriller, and the very popular comedies My Friend Irma and The Bickersons.

Cast of On The Air 2016

The entertaining, fast paced, and high-energy evening will be presented by a talented professional cast including:

Beloved actor Gavin MacLeod
Joyce Bulifant
Roger Perry
Donna Pescow
Millicent Martin
Phil Proctor
Bob Bergen (the voice of Porky Pig)
Broadway veteran Sal Mistretta
and just announced, Peter Marshall!
ON THE AIR! is directed by Gregg Oppenheimer and co-produced by Dezart Performs principals, Clark Dugger and Michael Shaw.
“ON THE AIR! is among the most unique and entertaining theatrical productions in Greater Palm Springs. The audience gets to relive, or experience for the first time, the thrill of theatrical radio that was the heart of America’s homes before television,” said Michael Shaw, artistic director.
Returning actor Gavin MacLeod commented, “I’ve talked to many people who have seen ON THE AIR! and they loved it! People were all saying how wonderful the show was!”
 ON THE AIR! is presented by Title Sponsor – Desert Regional Medical Center; Show Sponsors – Lulu California Bistro and The Desert Sun; and Star Sponsor – Riviera Palm Springs.
Thursday, March 9 at 7 p.m.
Camelot Theatre
2300 E. Baristo Rd, Palm Springs
Tickets: $35-85
For information and tickets visit: or by phone 760-322-0179