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Time travel, robots, Albert Einstein: “Wormhole!” premieres March 7

A team of creative Moabites has dedicated the last several months to refining their singing, silly voices and dramatic readings for “Wormhole! The Musical,” an original radio drama and live musical theater performance written and directed by Jenna Whetzel and sponsored by local Moab community radio station KZMU. “It’s a really kooky show. It’s super-wacky,” […]

TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE: Two New Tales Coming This Month

Heads up to fans of radio plays and horror and the combination of the two. Tales From Beyond the Pale, the horror radio drama series created by Glenn McQuaid and Larry Fessenden is dropping two new episodes in the next week. The first episode Die Sleeping My Sweet drops tomorrow, just in time for Valentine’s […]

Podcast, ‘The Seventh Daughter,’ Is A Callback To The Golden Age Of Radio

In the first week since its launch, “The Seventh Daughter” has been downloaded almost 64,000 times. Credit Courtesy of iHeart Media Audio version of this story here. Before television, families would gather around their radios for dramatic and comic entertainment. Atlanta filmmaker and podcast creator, Bret Wood, harkens back to the golden age of radio […]

Podcast revolution: The rise and rise of audio storytelling

  The state of audio drama in 2020 is wildly different from ten years ago when audio, or rather radio drama, was in decline across much of the English-speaking world. Drama had been dropped from radio stations in the US, was being phased out from popular listening in Canada and faced budget cuts in the […]

Foxboro native writes chart-topping podcast in LA

This photo was taken in the studio where Foxboro native Jeff Baker’s podcast was recorded. Baker is on the left on the couch, next to producer Elliot Wolf. In the foreground, director Shawn Christensen is sitting at the table talking to “Hunted” star Parker Posey.   #inform-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #inform-video-player-2 […]

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Listen to These on a Midnight Dreary

“Very well, I admit the deed! Tear up the planks! Here! Here! It is the beating of the old man’s hideous heart!” This is the climax to Edgar Allen Poe’s horror classic “The Tell-Tale Heart.” And like many a classic, it’s a familiar tale that becomes fresh again when the retelling is new and different. […]

‘Star Wars,’ The Trilogy That NPR Turned Into Radio Drama

The ninth episode of Star Wars blasts into theaters this weekend, more than 40 years since the release of George Lucas’ original hit movie. Back then, NPR got in on Star Wars saga action, creating a radio drama of that original episode. In 1981, George Lucas sold the radio rights for $1, and the network […]

Audio drama finds new life via Radio Theatre Omaha

The largely lost art of locally produced audio drama lives again courtesy of Radio Theatre Omaha (RTO) performances. The group next performs November 8 at OutrSpaces, 1258 S. 13th St., when it presents two pieces with voice actors, live sound effects and live musical accompaniment.Founder-Artistic Director Kent Garlinghouse formed RTO two years ago. The Minnesota […]