The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Welcome To The Sonic Society!

Each week Jack Ward and David Ault are pleased to showcase the very best Modern Audio Theatre (Radio Drama) from around the world. From the days of Old Time Radio in the early 20th century until the modern age of broadcasts, podcasts, and streaming simulcasts, audio plays are movies for the mind!

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Ride in an Audio Stagecoach

Posted By on August 22, 2019

As we move closer to next Sonic Summerstock Playhouse’s release- Stagecoach! We look back to the days when you could just listen to the soft coasting of the old stage moving along the trail…

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E07: Murder on Mike

Posted By on August 18, 2019

This week The Amigos and Electric Vicuna Productions arrive at the Playhouse as your host David Ault introduces the feature recreation from the classic series Suspense with Murder on Mike! Starring your Amigos- Lothar Tuppan, Jeffrey Billard, Tanja Milojevic, John Bell and Jack Ward. Revenge is a dish best served on radio!

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E06: Yellow Wallpaper

Posted By on August 11, 2019

From Ed Champion and The Gray Area comes this exciting modernization of the classic 1892 story, “The Yellow Wallpaper“, from Charlotte Perkins Gilman. When a woman is captivated by the patterns of the wallpaper in her home, a powerful testament in psychological terror is the result!

Sonic Echo: 306 Suspense!

Posted By on August 4, 2019

This month the Amigos get back together and chat about one of their favourite series- the long-running Suspense with a classic in psychological horror “Dark Journey”! Host Lothar Tuppan takes Jeffrey Billard and Jack Ward through the maze that is this iconic series!

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E05: Sunset Boulevard

Posted By on August 4, 2019

In this remake of a Lux Radio Theatre broadcast, The Narada Radio Company presents the audio adaptation of the classic Billy Wilder film in front of a live theater audience! Special release for the 2019 Sonic Summerstock Playhouse.

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E04: The Ugliest Man in the World

Posted By on July 28, 2019

In this remake of the famous “Lights Out” by Arch Oboler, John Bell takes a turn at one of his more experimental plays with “The Ugliest Man in the World” a sentimental tale of a hideously deformed man seeking love in a cruel world, inspired by Boris Karloff’s typecasting in horror roles.

The Actors of the Flintstones Owe it All the Radio

Posted By on July 26, 2019

The great actors of The Flintstones (minus Mel Blanc) talk fondly of their love of radio drama and how they worked on the titular animated series in the same way. Alan Reed, Fred Flintstone, specifically talks about how radio is his favourite medium. And what could we say in reply?
Yabba Dabba Doo!”

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E03: Strangers on a Train

Posted By on July 21, 2019

David Ault, your host for Sonic Summerstock Playhouse introduces tonight’s performance. In this remake of a Lux Radio Theatre broadcast, The Narada Radio Company presents the audio adaptation of the classic Hitchcock film in front of a live theatre audience! Special release for the 2019 Sonic Summerstock Playhouse.

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Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E02: Revolt of the Worms

Posted By on July 14, 2019

Mark Slade brings his take on the classic “Revolt of the Worms” originally from Light’s Out and written by Arch Oboler for this episode of Sonic Summerstock Playhouse!

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Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S10E01: Fibber and Candy

Posted By on July 7, 2019

The Narada Radio Co. presents a double-feature of live OTR re-creations! First up is an episode of “Fibber McGee & Molly”, with Fibber mangling the English language, and Molly trying to help him keep in line, with hilarious results. Next up is “Candy Matson, Yukon 2-8209”, called The Black Cat Caper. Candy is on the trail of some foreign spies, and a cat might have the answer to her questions! Performed live on stage at the Harbor Playhouse in August 2018!