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The No Sleep Podcast Tour

| February 8, 2017

If you had an ear to the recent Sonic Society episode, our David was getting ready for his trip to North America and his new tour with the No Sleep Podcast team to head from city to city across the great United States to spread the power of live audio theatre. Along with the haunting music […]

Crime Classics in Chicago

| September 18, 2016

If you’re in the Chicago area, the Kimball Street Theater will be putting on Crime Classic on October 4th. From the Chicago Tribune: “Crime Classic,” an old-time radio drama with Radio Players West and the Elgin Symphony Orchestra trombone section will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Kimball Street Theater of the […]

Listening Library

| July 22, 2016

The library used to be a quiet place to read. Librarian’s cold death stares to the noisy have long been fodder for teen movies. But lately, they reflect more of a cross between an Internet and Starbucks cafe. Books are the least of your experience in a library today. For example, the Clark Library allowed […]

Final Act Playhouse in July!

| June 27, 2016

If you’re living in the Des Moines area, now’s your time to get tickets for the upcoming summer playhouse live radio drama there. Final Act Ensemble is bringing back many of your OTR favourites. Check out this Broadwayworld article: The Des Moines Community Playhouse’s Final Act Ensemble presents their annual summer showcase, an evening of […]

Return to Radio (Stage)

| April 26, 2016

From St. Catherine University online: The St. Catherine University Department of Music and Theater, in cooperation with the University of St. Thomas, presents “On Air: A Return to Radio.” This limited engagement runs Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. in the Frey Theater (building #10 on the map). […]

Magnetic Kids

| April 26, 2016

Are you in the North Carolina area? Have kids looking to get busy this summer with audio drama? Check out Magnetic Theatre camp with this post from Mountain Xpress: Announcement from The Magnetic Theatre: Has your rising 6th-9th grader ever wanted to: Explore exotic locales? Soar through deep space? Solve crimes? Discover buried treasure? Live […]

PBS Radio Rocks by Not Rocking

| April 22, 2016

Elijah Hawkins has some pretty cool things to say about radio drama down under: In a time when most commercial radio stations play (in this writer’s opinion) either mass-produced crap or ‘80s pop, and when even triple j is waning, community radio plays an incredibly important role in the scene. PBS 106.7FM is one of […]

Dietrick Theater Performers

| April 20, 2016

Headed to Pennsylvania and aching to watch some live radio drama? Catch Owen Frazier and Rich Ryczak from Dietrich Radio Players  performing at the Open Mic this Friday (April 22nd) this evening. Find out all the details from this article at Abington Journal: Two members of the Dietrich Radio Players, Owen Frazier and Rich Ryczak, […]

Toodle-oo Downton Who

| April 14, 2016

Racontour Radio, the folks who brought mesmerizing re-creations of Dr. Who and War of the Worlds, are at it again with A Fond Farewell to Downton Abbey! “Downton Abbey: A Staged Radio Play Parody”. Friday the 15th. Check out the details from the Morristown Green: The theatrical troupe returns to the Morristown & Township Library on Friday, April 15, […]

Vintage Hitchcock Radio

| April 11, 2016

The Oskaloosa Herald shares an exciting live radio theatre performance: With “Vintage Hitchcock,” performed by William Penn University’s theatre department, you will visit neither London nor the 1920s, but you will become the audience of a radio show from several eras. “I really would like the audience to come in and take time to close […]