The Final Act Ensemble is a troupe of performers ages 60 and older that perform classic and original radio plays, including commercials and sound effects, as well as songs from the Golden Days of Radio.

The group will have two shows at The Playhouse during the 2024-25 Season: a Halloween show, 7:00 PM, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2024, and a holiday show, 7:00 PM, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2024.

Final Act Ensemble also tours the metro area with programs for youth, adult, and multi-generational audiences.

Shows are approximately 50 minutes in length and can be performed on-site at retirement communities, banquet facilities, churches, and schools.

Past and upcoming characters and shows

  • The Casablancan Maltese Moroccan Goldfinch
  • The Choir Loft Ladies
  • Dick Tracy
  • Easy Aces
  • FAE Celebrates Halloween with a Fright Night
  • Fibber McGee & Molly
  • The Frumples
  • George Burns & Gracie Allen
  • Life of Riley
  • My Friend Irma
  • Nancy Marlow, Girl Detective
  • The Shadow
  • Sound Effects on Parade
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • World War II Salute to the Troops, December 1943

For more information on joining Final Act Ensemble or to book the group for your school or organization, contact Jerry Eisenhour, director, at 515.974.5357.