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New this weekend from Keen and Dzieci

Off-Broadway’s acclaimed Keen Company concludes its innovative 21st season of Hear/Now audio-theater reimagining of the classic radio drama on Friday, May 21, beginning at 7 pm, with the world premiere of Adventurephile. The newly commissioned work by Melissa Li and Kit Yan (the award-winning NYC-based Queer Asian-American creative team who wrote Cancelled – an effervescent […]

Free audio play from Ford’s features Lincoln–Douglass faceoff

Performed by acclaimed actors Craig Wallace and Paul Morella, a timely debate about America’s founding ideals of equality and freedom. An audio drama adaptation of Richard Hellesen’s Necessary Sacrifices—featuring acclaimed Washington actors Craig Wallace as Frederick Douglass and Paul Morella as Abraham Lincoln—can be listened to for free through May 30, 2021, on the Ford’s […]

Whirlpool offers old timey murder mystery when radio was king

A close-up, behind-the-scenes look at how radio shows once ruled the entertainment landscape gets the spotlight when “Whirlpool” – a radio murder mystery play adapted from the Whistler Radio Show – hits the Ross Ragland Theater stage May 1-2, according to a news release. The play is an old-time approach to classic radio production and […]

The Drama of Radio: The past and the future 0

The Drama of Radio: The past and the future

Audio drama’s special quality? It builds a private, exclusive picture in the mind of each audience member. By NEVILLE TELLER APRIL 22, 2021 00:31 Once upon a time radio was an integral part of everybody’s life, and daily listening included at least one radio drama program, often more. Anglos of a certain age brought up […]

Podcast #291 – The New Adventures of Super Indian

A super hero comic is at the heart of The New Adventures of Super Indian, a forthcoming audio drama from Native Voices at the Autry. Our guests on the show include Super Indian’s creator, playwright and director, Arigon Starr (an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma) and artistic director DeLanna Studi (an enrolled […]

The man behind Huron City Radio, ‘Fake radio station. Real funny’ has more projects coming

In some ways, fictional radio host Tom Bobbajobski is like all of us. Broadcasting from a boat in the middle of nowhere, shouting into the void, hoping someone’s listening. But not really, not if you don’t want to take it that seriously, said fake radio station “Huron City Radio” creator Daniel Williams. For the past two months Williams, a St. Clair resident, has been […]