About the Flagpole Radio Café

Now in its ninth season, The Flagpole Radio Café features an engaging mix of music by the Flagpole Radio Café Orchestra and radio style comedy sketches by the Flagpole Shakespeare Repertory Theatre. The ensemble comprises musicians Jim Allyn, Rick Brodsky, Howie Bujese, Candence Carroll, Dick Neil and Francine Wheeler, as well as, actors Martin Blanco, Barbara Gaines, Kate Katcher, and David Wheeler. Each show also features a guest artist including luminaries such as Livingston Taylor, Tom Chapin, Peter Yarrow, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Jonathon Edwards, Sloan Wainwright, Elisabeth Von Trapp, Christine Lavin, Aztec Two-Step, Deborah Henson-Conant, Patty Larkin, Mary Fahl and Roger Ball.


Our Mission

The mission of Flagpole Productions Foundation, Inc. is to produce and present excellent performing arts events that engage, inspire and entertain audiences. Central to this effort is producing the ongoing variety show called The Flagpole Radio Café.


The New York Times calls The Flagpole Radio Café “a hit”