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The Magician

| May 6, 2015

It’s 1993 and I’m getting ready to perform the lead role- Cliff Bradshaw- at Western University’s Cabaret. As I’m getting ready in makeup one of the actresses says to another, “Do you know who he looks like?” The other actress shakes her head confused at the question. The first sighs and says, “It’s going to […]

Sonic Echo- 0109- A Star Falls to Earth

| October 31, 2014

In our last look at October Orson Month, we present the show that made Orson Welles a superstar and infamous. This Halloween Eve we present Mercury Theatre on the Air’s adaptation of the H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction terror “War of the Worlds”

Sonic Echo- 0108- A Shadow of the Past

| October 24, 2014

    Tonight’s performance of Sonic Echo in our “October Orson” month is the role Orson made a legend The Shadow with “Circle of Death” and “The League of Terror”!

World Audio Drama Day- October 30th

| October 20, 2014

      In honour of the amazing Orson Welles terror-filled broadcast of War of the Worlds, several folks have put together a Facebook page celebrating WORLD AUDIO DRAMA DAY! If you’re on the book of faces, make certain your go to the link and hit LIKE! Pass it on to your own friends on […]

Sonic Echo- 0107- A Geste of Orson’s

| October 17, 2014

  Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre on the Air produced a staggering number of adaptations of classic fiction and drama. One of the least quoted but one of Jack’s favourites is the immortal tale of the desert “Beau Geste”, our feature for tonight’s October Orson month!

Sonic Echo- 0106- Sonic Sherlock

| October 10, 2014

            Sonic Echo returns with “The Immortal Sherlock Holmes” played by that radio thespian of thespians- Orson Welles in our October Orson month!

Some Housekeeping Notes

| October 5, 2014

Hello Sonic Society members.. Jack here… I just wanted to send a little note out over the RSS Feeds. Some folks have noticed that last week’s Sonic Society hasn’t hit the podverse yet, and I apologize. I’ve been voiceless and sick with a lousy cold (is there a great cold?) for the last week and […]

Sonic Echo- 0105- A Royale Performance

| October 3, 2014

October month is “Orson” month in Sonic Echo as we explore the many faces of the King of Radio, George Orson Welles beginning tonight with “The Black Museum” and “Queen of Spades” from Royale Theatre.

A Celebration of War!

| October 31, 2013

It’s been 75 years today that radio took America by storm.  That King of Radio Theatre, Orson Welles had convinced those who were glued to their sets that the Martians had invaded, and the rest was history. No one questioned the power of the audio story again, nor the way it could rivet a listener […]

Episode 331- Orson Wellian

| April 16, 2013

David and Jack finish up with Kristen Felicetti’s “New York Crimes” (episode 4) and are immediately thrust into “War of the Cotswolds” from Action Science Theatre. one of this year’s additions to the contest put together by the good folks at Aural Stage Studios who are commemorating Orson Welles’ original radio drama “War of the […]