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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2020 Seneca Awards!

Posted By on June 30, 2020

Nominees for 3rd Annual Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ Announced

Final Nominees in 11 Categories Have Been Released Today

PHOENIX, June 26, 2020 — The committee for the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ has announced the complete list of nominees in all 11 categories for the 3rd annual awards. Presented by Porchlight Family Media, the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™ is an awards program to recognize excellence in the world of family-friendly audio drama. The awards nominees have been selected from all eligible productions released in the 2019 calendar year.

Categories include Best Script, Best Long Form Audio Drama, Best Short Form Audio Drama, as well as categories to recognize excellence in acting. The complete list of nominees is available at thesenecas.org.

The award winners will be announced next month, July 24, 2020, via a live-streamed audio broadcast on the awards website. The broadcast will also be recorded and archived on the site.

For more information about the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards™, you can visit thesenecas.org. Inquiries may be directed to [email protected]. You may also contact the awards committee chair, J.D. Sutter, at [email protected] or 623-252-5779. 

Sonic Society #652- The End of Madness

Posted By on June 28, 2020

In our season 15 finale Lions Den Theatre returns with Reefer Madness The Audio Play. A new adaptation of the seven-year-old adaptation of the 1936 film. Originally performed during the lockdown through Facebook Watch Party!

Sonic Speaks 0501: Nightfall #1: Ballentine and Hartnell

Posted By on June 21, 2020

In preparation for the 40th anniversary of the classic Old Time Radio series- Nightfall from the CBC, Jack sits down to talk to John Scott Ballentine and Kevin Hartnell of the amazing Campfire Radio Theater podcast!

Sonic Society #651- Temporary Sounds

Posted By on June 21, 2020

This week in our penultimate episode of Season 15 we have The Temp from Michael Wilhelm with two shows.

Sonic Speaks 0404: Broken Bard Studios

Posted By on June 14, 2020

Last month, Jack sat down with the movers and shakers of Broken Bard Studios– Austin Beach and Drew Profit!

Sonic Society #650- Filthy Audio

Posted By on June 14, 2020

In an extend Sonic Society double-feature, Richard Raymond brings us Filthy ’47 the first two parts of an audio serial in four. England. 1947. Former Land Girls Joyce & Kay stumble upon a sinister conspiracy to plunge the world back into war.

Sonic Echo: 405 Western Adventures: Dr. Sixgun

Posted By on June 7, 2020

Lothar, Jeff and Jack go digging into the golden treasure chest that is Old Time Radio. The week, the Amigos explore Dr. Six Gun and “Colonel Crown is a Mad Man!”

Sonic Society #649- Quarantides

Posted By on June 7, 2020

In a timely new feature from the Frozen Frights horror anthology, Jeffrey Adams and Icebox Radio Theater presents “Quarantine”!

Sonic Society #648-Void Voices

Posted By on May 31, 2020

This week Jack suffers from ennui and David cheers him up with some The Call of the Void audio drama therapy!

Sonic Echo: 307 Temple of Vampires

Posted By on May 24, 2020

This week we search through the archives and discover a lost episode from Season 3 of Sonic Echo- Temple of Vampires! From I Love a Mystery! Jeff Billard brings this amazing series to the other Amigos! Lothar Tuppan and Jack Ward discuss this favourite of Bill Hollweg!

Some links!

I Love a Mystery Archive.org

Carlton E. Morse Interview

Temple of Vampires Archive.org

Polarising Your Cast (The Four Temperaments) Jackjward.com