The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E05: Poisonous Listenings

| July 31, 2018

Back for another triumphant tour this season at the Playhouse, Narada Radio brings to the stage their live performance of the classic screwball comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace”. Pete Lutz is your director and announcer on this last day of July!  

To Trigger or Not to Trigger

| July 30, 2018

The phrase “Trigger Warning” is so ubiquitous it feels like it’s always been a part of the English lexicon. But, it hasn’t reached quite that level of epoch yet. Buzzfeed did provide an interesting history of the phrase back in 2014 with the article- How the “Trigger Warning” took over the Internet. While the term was embraced […]

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E04: A Dangerous Recreation!

| July 24, 2018

Lothar Tuppan’s steady hand on the audio tiller brings this season an incredible recreation. The Amigos present the very first English-speaking audio drama script “A Comedy of Danger” to the Playhouse stage!

Sonic 211: Summer Parlour- Could Be

| July 19, 2018

Tonight Richard Frohlich from Texas Radio Theatre joins the Amigos for an exploration into the most geopolitical radio show in the history of the Sonic Society, Norman Corwin‘s “Could Be”. Have a listen yourself and consider whether you too could be part of a better future world! Mentioned in the discussion: H.G. Wells Things to Come- […]

Audio on the Rise

| July 19, 2018

More signs that the Rise of Audio is on its way. Canada’s Booknet Press posted some interesting stats and trends. From the article: More than half, or 61%, of Canadian publishers are now producing digital audiobooks, which is up from 37% in 2016, according to a new report from BookNet Canada. Increasing production may be related […]

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E03: Corpsified

| July 17, 2018

Audio Drama’s one-man band, John Bell from Bell’s in the Batfry returns to the Sonic Summerstock stage, this time with a classic X-Minus One episode “The Haunted Corpse” from Frederick Pohl.

The Game is Afoot!

| July 11, 2018

Lions Den Theatre roars this summer with another grand live radio drama tradition- Sherlock Holmes. Keith Morrison wrote and directed this epic tale of The Hound of the Baskervilles and “The Aventures of Sherlock Holmes” starring Jesse Robb as Holmes and Dorian Lang as his faithful companion, Doctor Watson. The rest of the expert cast […]

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E02: Cool Wonders

| July 10, 2018

Tonight on the Sonic Summerstock Playhouse, cool down with Scott MosheScr and the CNY Table Reads Group as they bring us a Christmas tale of magic and hope. Frank Capra’s immortal “It’s a Wonderful Life!”

Sonic Summerstock Playhouse S09E01: Wolfe in the Fold

| July 3, 2018

Tonight’s inaugural performance of The Sonic Summerstock Playhouse 2018 begins with the live show of the Narada Radio Company Players’ with Pete Lutz revisit to the classic detective series “Nero Wolfe”!