This week we feature the work of Voices in the Wind, a group based out of Toronto, CA who are producing their own original material as well as classics, such as we'll hear today, "A Christmas Carol." You know the drill, Ebeneezer Scrooge is a jerk and his life is transformed by a bunch of ghosts. It is a haunting tale of wrongdoing and redemption that resonates with the ages, with some 40+ adaptations currently available in audio and many more produced through the ages. In fact, our friend … [Read more...] about Episode 400 – A Christmas Carol by Voices in the Wind
This week the Hartlife Company - all the life you'll ever need - is proud to present Tales from Our Fair City in their annual EXCLUSION DAY special. A charming story of survivors, obedience, and a happy man wearing red. Featuring both their 2011 special as well as a more recent live performance from Chicago, IL. We love these guys. Don't miss - Coming in January, they're putting on one of their legendary launch parties for the forthcoming Our Fair City: Season 6. Chicagoans, do not miss … [Read more...] about Episode 399 – Happy Exclusion Day!
This week we thoroughly embrace the holidays with the RG Productions rendition of "It's A Wonderful Life," the beloved American holiday classic, based on the Lux Radio adaptation from 1947. This story of idealism and reflection was produced live as part of the "Retro Radio Holiday Revue," an event that Nita Hunter's troupe has made a tradition in Kenosha, WI! For the cynical among us, we recommend you check out John Ballentine's, "Dreaming of a Dead Christmas" instead - that'll put you in the … [Read more...] about Episode 398 – It’s A Wonderful Life, Live!
This week is PACKED! We announce our new submissions editors, Matthew and Monique Boudreau of Aural Stage Studios, play an excerpt from Matt McLean's excellent Audio Drama Production podcast, and then dig in for a big helping of the 'films without visuals' - The Truth. First up is "Cold Read," a psychic pulls off a card trick with a woman at a bar and leads to some surprising results... Followed up by "Mirror Lake," a couple tries to track down childhood memories and, well, nothing is quite … [Read more...] about Episode 397 – Searching for “The Truth” with a Cold Read and Mirror Lake
This week a post-holiday treat from Playing on Air, a showcase for contemporary short plays produced for radio in New York City by a team of theater professionals. This episode consists of three short plays - The Blizzard, a mystery thriller, features Jesse Eisenberg as a snowed-in screenwriter facing unexpected guests. In The Miracle of Chanukah, a holiday guest’s personal miracle throws a family for a loop. In Christmas Breaks, a young man surprises his girlfriend with some curve ball … [Read more...] about Episode 362 – Christmas Blizzards and Chanukah Miracles