The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Memorizing Lines

| February 15, 2018

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got trouble memorizing lines. Of course most actors in the Audio Drama world work in studio and this isn’t so much of a problem, however there may be value in memorizing some large text or being better prepared if you’re doing a live performance. Regardless, thanks to brother Jeffrey […]

Back to the Past

| February 8, 2018

With thanks to Theresa Martin who discovered this old gem while researching. Time to reminisce. Twelve years ago, I released my first book of scripts The Shadowlands. Here’s the article from Muskoka Region News: Former Parry Sound High School teacher Jack Ward recently released this book of plays written for radio. HALIFAX – Jack Ward loves […]

Wolvie Goes Audio!

| February 6, 2018

You know it had to happen! The Nerdist presents the latest in an audio drama adventure series with Wolverine. Marvel and Stitcher announced in late 2017 that they’d teamed up for a new audio drama podcast, Marvel’s first scripted podcast endeavor, featuring Wolverine. Ahead of March’s debut episode of Wolverine: The Long Night, Marvel has released the first audio […]

Jim French Passed Away

| December 21, 2017

From Sibby Wieland and World Audio Drama Day: We are sorry to announce the death of Jim French, of Jim French Productions, yesterday, December 20th, 2017 at the age of 89. French was a legend in the Puget Sound region, working as a disk jockey and producer, but he was best known worldwide for keeping […]

Forbes Finds ADPP!

| November 12, 2017

In a recent article by Sarah Rhea Werner Forbes had a great article on 7 Podcast Communities to Join. One of the communities (the bonus eight) was the awesome Audio Drama Production Podcast community. Congratulations, Sarah Golding and the Lads from Scotland! From the article: I didn’t initially include the Audio Drama Production Facebook group because I wasn’t initially an […]

Sonic Yap with Jack and David

| November 9, 2017

After seven years two hosts get back in the same time zone. Jack and David chat of all manner of things, No Sleep Podcast, The Audio Drama Convention of 2020, and what’s on their podcatchers for example! Please forgive the poor sound quality we are in noisy locations!  

Vienna This Halloween Weekend!

| October 23, 2017

Virginia’s, New Vienna Community Center will help light up their 2017-2018 season with an evening of live radio dramas “In Living Sound – Back Home” for the end of October. Check out the Connection article on the upcoming performance: In its first show of the 2017-2018 season in the newly renovated Vienna Community Center, the […]

A Great Light

| October 10, 2017

It is no secret that I have always loved Orson Welles. One of the great compliments I had was back in Teacher’s college when someone saw me on the stage and remarked later that I would take this compliment too far but I had indeed resembled the great man in her mind. I was humbled. […]

History in the Making

| September 23, 2017

Someone wise once said, ‘If your life is worth living, it’s worth writing down.” I think similarly if your audio has value to you, it’s worth preserving. That’s why when Gregg Taylor of Decoder Ring Theatre said in one of our interviews that he’s been uploading his shows to archive.org it made me consider that […]

Podphones

| September 20, 2017

The Pulse considers What We Listen to on Our Phones: Jenn Webster considers how podcasts have leaped from the fringes to the mainstream in this piece. Chattanooga’s podcasting—and whether you like noir radio drama, current events or geeky fandom, there’s likely local-focused audio out there for you. If you want to keep up with urban […]