The event is partially a live taping of KOSU’s The Dates of Our Lives.
“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”
“I do believe if there wasn’t a Christmas, we’d have to invent one,” he said.
Buchholtz is also known as a Sunday radio personality on 100.5 KATT FM and as a co-founder of OKC Comedy.
The podcast won the award for Best Speculative Fiction Audio Drama (Long Form) at the 2016 Parsec Awards.
Keillor retired from A Prairie Home Companion in July.
Co-playwrights Gaylene Murphy and Linda McDonald met at the University of Central Oklahoma.
The five-man morning radio team has been together for the last three years.
More characters also means actors play more roles, which they love, said director Michelle De Long.
Jim Norton is known as a co-host on Sirius XM Radio’s Opie with Jim Norton and for occasional appearances on the FX series Louie.