Locke & Key the Audio Drama Announced by Audible

Continuing on a line of exciting new lines of purpose-made audio experiences (The Starling Project, Amok, The Child), Audible today announced (Via MTV) that the graphic novel series Locke & Key, an epic saga consisting of 6 original books, will be released this October as a full fledged audio dramatization.  Most incredible?  You can pre-order it now… […]

The Future of Audio Drama – Virtual Panel

During #DragonCON meet up with Parsec Award finalists talking about the future of audio drama – including Clare Eden (Minister of Chance), Fred Greenhalgh (The Cleansed), Christof Laputka (Leviathan Chronicles), Monique Boudreau (Aural Stage Studios), Joel Metzger (Hothouse Bruiser), KC Wayland (We’re Alive). Conducted over Google Hangouts on Air on Fri, August 30th, 2013. We […]

Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition Offers Cash Prizes for Original Scripts

We have gotten word of call for scripts from the Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition Here are the details: First Place: $250 award Runner-up: $100 award Entry Deadline: June 21, 2013 (postmarked) Dedicated to a great lady who passionately loved great stories, the MTB Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition celebrates good old-fashioned storytelling. All […]

Mark Time Broadcast Center at CONvergence 2013 #CVG2013

Join Radio Drama Revival, Aural Stage Studios, FinalRune Productions, Icebox Radio Theater, Our Fair City, The Grist Mill, and other audio pros this year at the first-ever Mark Time Broadcast Center at the CONvergence CON in Minneapolis, MN July 4-7, 2013. The Mark Time Broadcast Center is an audio-driven party room where we will be […]

Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere on BBC Radio 4: What Radio Drama Has Been Waiting For

Color me among the crazed fans out there who are waiting with baited breath for Dirk Maggs’ production of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere.  The only thing I could imagine enjoying more than hearing the gifted Gaiman read his own work (if you haven’t had a chance to hear Gaiman read his stories, I highly recommend you […]

Live Radio Drama in Boston this Weekend – Check out “Tomes of Terror”!

From our friends at the Post Meridian Radio Players: It’s time again for that old-time Golden Age of Radio recreation that Somerville, Massachusetts has known and loved for over six years! From the Post-Meridian Radio Players, who brought you “The War of the Worlds: The Mob vs. The Martians”, “The Sirens of War” and “The […]

Wireless Theatre Company Celebrates 5 Years of Radio Drama

Big cheers to our friends with the Wireless Theatre Company who celebrated five years of producing compelling, alternative (to the BBC at least) contemporary radio drama programming direct to the web, with some stage shows thrown in for good measure. It sounds like the kicked off the milestone in style, with a mix and mingle […]

BBC Launches 2012 International Radio Playwriting Competition

Fantastically big news here – the BBC has announced the next round of their International Playwriting Competition with an incredible prize of £2,000 and a trip to London to see their play recorded at the BBC. Each play will then be broadcast on the World Service. Details (and samples of last year’s winners) here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/bbc_world_service_international_playwriting_competition_2012.shtml […]

“It’s Grim Up North” Gets BBC Attention

Great news from the creators of It’s Grim Up North – a comedic romp imagining life during the genesis of Hadrian’s Wall: A new comedy called It’s Grim Up North will have its premiere broadcast on BBC Radio Cumbria next week (Monday, March 5) Written by Tyneside-based playwrights Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood, the new […]

Atlanta Fringe Festival Seeks Audio Submissions

Cool news, folks – the Atlanta Fringe Festival becomes the first festival of its kind in the US to seek out contemporary audio drama productions for streaming during the festival. Full details: Now through March 30, Atlanta Fringe is accepting submission in the categories of Radio Plays, Storytelling, and Sound Art. Atlanta Fringe is unjuried […]

1918 Radio Drama Lets Us Know: More are Coming

Matthew Boudreau, a stellar audio engineer and colleague from over at Audio Drama Talk, has kept me in the loop about the development of his new audio drama, 1918. The show promises absurd writing, a tight cast, and excellent production values. Here’s a quick trailer: 1918 Trailer 1 – More are Coming from Aural Stage […]