Episode 349 – Discovering “The Necklace” with Chatterbox Audio Theater

This week we visit 19th century France in English – and French! – through a skilled alliance of Chatterbox Audio Theater and Rhodes College. The adaptation of Guy de Maupassant’s classic short story tells the story of Mathilde, who dreams of mingling with high society. When her husband secures an invitation to a ball, she […]

Episode 323 – Oedipus the King Learns the Bloody Truth

Part 3 of 3 The king of Thebes investigates an act of violence that has angered the gods — but the truth he uncovers threatens to destroy him. The shocking (and inevitable) conclusion of the classic tragedy as the truth is uncovered and must be faced… and [de]faced. Chatterbox Audio Theater bravely takens on Sophocles’ […]

Episode 322 – Oedipus the King Takes a Swipe

Part 2 of 3 The king of Thebes investigates an act of violence that has angered the gods — but the truth he uncovers threatens to destroy him. Chatterbox Audio Theater bravely takens on Sophocles’ seminal tragedy in a contemporary translation by Ian Johnston. This rare take of Oedipus approaches the Greek tragic epic with […]

Episode 321 – Sophocles’ Oedipus the King: Radio Drama Goes Epic

Part 1 of 3 The king of Thebes investigates an act of violence that has angered the gods — but the truth he uncovers threatens to destroy him. Chatterbox Audio Theater bravely takens on Sophocles’ seminal tragedy in a contemporary translation by Ian Johnston. As far as we know, the only dramatization of Oedipus (please […]

Transcontinental Terror 2012 – Part 4 / 6 – Chatterbox Audio Theater

Part 4 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring Chatterbox Audio Theater (Memphis, Tennessee) with “Master Zacharius” Part 1 and Part 2 Chatterbox Audio Theater is an audio production company based in Memphis, TN. Chatterbox favors simultaneous performances and manual sound effects, preferring to create their shows with as little […]

Episode 304 – Prison Stories from Chatterbox Audio Theater

We welcome back our friends at the Chatterbox Audio Theater, one of the gems of modern independent audio drama who shine on us from Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to retelling classics such as Master Zacharius, Argonautica, and other Greek Myths, Chatterbox has also re-imagined classics (Pinnochio and Dead and Gone) and bold originals such as […]

Episode 203 – Chatterbox’s Snowglobe Revealed

In the second part of Chatterbox Audio Theater’s original work called “Snow Globe” we learn the meaning of a seemingly mystical experience – and we explore the way all of us try to make sense of the past and find new meaning. This is a holiday fable for adults, about the stresses the holidays put […]

Episode 202 – Chatterbox Stories Under the Snowglobe

Seasonal programming begins again on the show with an unconventional Christmas story by Chatterbox Audio Theater, called “Snow Globe.” This is a holiday fable for adults, about the stresses the holidays put us under and our desperate desire to find magic and meaning in this time of year. Penned by Bob Arnold and wonderfully produced. […]

Episode 196 – Chatterbox’s Dark Rendition of Pinocchio

You may recall (and how could you forget?) Chatterbox’s award-winning mini series The Dead Girl, which we played back in . That series won a well-deserved Ogle, in no small part due to the taut and suspenseful writing of writer-in-residence Kyle Hatley. So it’s with great pleasure I get to bring something new by Chatterbox […]

Episode 164 – Chatterbox Takes us to the Homestead

What can I say? I love Chatterbox’s audio work because they keep putting out challenging, interesting, original stuff. I recently listened to their show “Homestead” and it was show arresting I knew I had to feature it on the show. Meet three adult children as they return to their childhood home for the last time. […]

Episode 154 – Chatterbox Tells a Story of Those Dead and Gone

The writing of James Joyce is as much known for how challenging it is to decipher as for its portraits of humanity in a difficult world. Its hard enough to find audiobooks of his work (could you imagine a single-voiced reading of Ulysses?), and it seems that most audio dramatists have steered clear. Not so […]