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A WWII USO Show: 'A Look Back In Time'

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Where: The New York State Military Museum, 61 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs
Cost: $25 for advance sale, $30 at door, $20 for active military
The Friends of the New York State Military Museum present a historic re-creation of a USO Armed Forces Radio broadcast first hosted by Bob Hope on May 6, 1941.
 
Local historian Gary Ferris will MC the event as a WWII radio host, replete with the superb Manhattan Dolls.
 
A performance unequaled in modern times will unfold before your eyes as you will be taken back in time to a WWII USO cantina with 3 hours of nonstop entertainment and refreshments, reminiscent of the era of America's Greatest Generation.
 
The event will include:
  •  A live recreated radio performance, with monologues inspired by Bob Hope, period ad spots, War Bond promos, and songs of the era
  • Live performances by the unequaled Manhattan Dolls
  • Stirring swing dance performances
  • Refreshments similar to those served at USO cantinas
 Tickets: $25 for Advance Sale, $30 at the Door, $20 for Active Military. All Proceeds to benefit The Friends of the New York State Military Museum. Tickets can be purchased on our website or in the gift shop located within the Military Museum.
For More Information Call: (518) 226-0490

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