After 30 years of live radio broadcasts of "A Prairie Home Companion®," the popular show comes to DVD for the first time, offering a rare inside look at one of radio´s most beloved shows.
Taped before live audiences at the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, MN , the DVD features the 30th anniversary broadcast with Keillor and cast performing their singular blend of folk, blues and gospel songs and topical comedy sketches. The broadcast includes appearances by special guests BR549, Philip Brunelle, Jearlyn Steele and Inga Swearingen, in addition to cast regulars Sue Scott, Tom Keith, Fred Newman and Tim Russell, and music by The Guy´s All-Star Shoe Band.
The DVD contains 11-bonus songs that are not available on audio CD. There is also a bonus section with additional sketches and songs, a sound effects "Balloon Trip," and a behind-the-scenes photo gallery of rehearsals and candid shots.
Running time of 106 minutes
(Total running time with bonus features over 2 hours)
DVD is recorded in Dolby Digital Surround 5.1, and Dolby Digital Stereo featuring Widescreen for 16.9 TVs. DVD is compatible with all standard North American TVs and DVD players.