Radio Theater

Sunday 6:00pm - 7:00pm

From traditional to experimental, set in the theater of mind.

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10:56 am
Sun August 1, 2010

Bastion West on the Information Superhighway, by David Stone

Sun. 8/1 - Another fantastic, futuristic radio theater adventure! Somewhere in the future, a group of friends become marooned in the internet as they are beamed from one cyber-party to the next.

Somewhere in the future, Bastion West - the famed Bon Vivant - and his friends become marooned in the internet as they are beamed from one cyber party to the next, as their identities break down their situation becomes desperate, then they meet a strange entity that may help. (Note: contains adult themes). Produced by The Wireless Theatre Company.

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3:28 pm
Sun July 11, 2010

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moises Kaufman - Part 2

Oscar Wilde was arguably the father of the sound bite: the master of the bon mot, who is still widely quoted more than a century after his death. When he was put on trial and charged with "gross indecency" in the spring of 1895, Wilde brought his wit to the stand, with disastrous results.

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12:27 pm
Sun July 4, 2010

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, by Moises Kaufman - Part 1

Our story this week is about the consequences of language, and of speaking an open truth in a closed society.

Oscar Wilde was arguably the father of the sound bite: the master of the bon mot, who is still widely quoted more than a century after his death. When he was put on trial and charged with "gross indecency" in the spring of 1895, Wilde brought his wit to the stand, with disastrous results. Starring Julian Sands, Peter Paige, Ian Ogilvy, and Simon Templeman as Oscar Wilde. From LA Theatre Works.

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2:20 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Karen's Town by Michelle Bonnard

Sun. 7/25: Radio Theater presents the story of Karen, a mother of two caught up in the rush of time from the 1960's to the present day.

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2:42 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

The Wee Weever-A Little Frieda Mystery

Sun. 6/27: Little Frieda, with the assistance of Mojo, attempts to unravel the mystery of the "thing" lurking within the McIllroy mansion. Whatever it is, it's illusive, mischievous and perhaps dangerous. But whatever traps they set, it's Mojo who always ends up getting caught.

A ZBS Production.

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2:36 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Mythologia, Episode 01: Cupid & Psyche by Apuleius, and Chronos Beach

Two plays diametrically opposed - and strangely united - in their themes of love and envy, and post-apocalyptic survival.

Mythologia, Episode 01: Cupid and Psyche by Apuleius
Produced by Chatterbox Audio Theater. To be born with beauty that rivals the gods turns out to be a curse for Psyche who incurs the envy and jealousy of Venus, who sets her son Cupid the task of causing Psyche to fall in love with a vile creature. But Cupid's arrow flies awry and love becomes a herculean task in this ancient tale of jealous goddesses, talking ants, and timeless love.

and...

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2:25 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

White Tiger Passage, by John Dixon Carr

Sun. 6/20: On October 30th, 1938, the War of the Worlds was a rousing radio success. But whatever happened to the Ramon Raquello Orchestra whose performance was preempted that same evening? It's a long story and it starts and finishes with a lone trombone. A rollicking adventure story, in which a young newspaperman, with help from an old flame, tracks down a killer, showing more persistence than detective brilliance.

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10:14 am
Wed May 26, 2010

SuperHuman Times, Episode Two - "Risk Management," by Lance Woods

Sun. 6/6: In a world where powerful champions of good protected humanity from dark forces of evil, a world where good triumphed over evil, the remaining super heroes and super villains have - well, not much to do actually.

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12:43 pm
Fri April 30, 2010

The Case of the Calico Lobster by Steven Thomas Oney (Act 2)

Sun. 5/30 - The exciting conclusion of the latest Captain Underhill mystery, followed by The Fall of the Hero by Frederick Greenhalgh.

Sir Grace was the most valiant of all knights, decked in glorious armor that glowed in the sun and a record of dragon-slaying and maiden saving on par with none. But a battle with a renowned wizard with ambiguous ambitions forces Sir Grace to consider things he never imagined, and face his greatest enemy yet: himself.

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11:24 am
Fri April 30, 2010

The Junebug Mystery Or, Someone Is Out To Kill You, Mr. President - by Steven Thomas Oney

Sun. 5/16: Captain Underhill and Doctor Scofield recount their very first case. April, 1961. It is tourist season on Cape Cod? and open season on the President.

Having sent its favorite son to the White House, Cape Cod has come under the spell of Camelot. Young police deputy Waverly Underhill meets Doctor Scofield for the very first time, and together they seek to stop an assassination plot that anyone would call crazy: it appears that John Wilkes Booth has returned to kill another President.

A Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theatre production.

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10:48 am
Tue April 20, 2010

The Stuff of Myth - Part 2

Sun. 4/25: A bawdy romantic comedy irreverently twisting the Greek myth of Orpheus, the young demigod with a magical voice searching for his one true love.

Written by Roger Gregg. Among the lively Irish cast is Firesign Theatre's own Phil Proctor. From Crazy Dog Audio Theatre.

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3:32 pm
Tue April 13, 2010

The Stuff of Myth - Part 1

Sun. 4/18: A bawdy romantic comedy irreverently twisting the Greek myth of Orpheus, the young demigod with a magical voice searching for his one true love.

Written by Roger Gregg. Among the lively Irish cast is Firesign Theatre's own Phil Proctor. From Crazy Dog Audio Theatre.

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3:34 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Radio Theater: The Stuff of Myth, Part 1 - Sunday, April 18th at 6pm

A bawdy romantic comedy irreverently twisting the Greek myth of Orpheus, the young demigod with a magical voice searching for his one true love.

Among the lively Irish cast is Firesign Theatre's own Phil Proctor. From Crazy Dog Audio Theatre. By Roger Gregg.

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3:24 pm
Fri April 2, 2010

Dreams of the Blue Morpho, Part 2

Something very powerful is happening and it may be traced back to the old African gods.

Jack Flanders recieves a call from Costa Rica, it's his old friend , Mojo Sam. Mojo has a problem, her name is Amy Nelson. She has been experiencing a strange phenomenon, a "light" appears, hovering nearby, sometimes in the trees, sometimes outside her window, sometimes above her bed. This happens whenever she's involved in a relationship.

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9:19 am
Sat March 27, 2010

Dreams of the Blue Morpho, Part 1

Sun. 4/4: Something very powerful is happening and it may be traced back to the old African gods.

Jack Flanders recieves a call from Costa Rica, it's his old friend , Mojo Sam. Mojo has a problem, her name is Amy Nelson. She has been experiencing a strange phenomenon, a "light" appears, hovering nearby, sometimes in the trees, sometimes outside her window, sometimes above her bed. This happens whenever she's involved in a relationship.

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11:55 am
Mon March 22, 2010

Radio Theater: Medusa on the Beach by Marty Ross - Sunday, March 28th at 6pm

Biddlecombe. A perfectly ordinary, past-its-best English seaside town. Except why has everyone there been turned to stone?

Two seriously out-of-their-depth police officers uncover the strange tale of what happened when middle-aged and romantically disappointed hairdresser Marjorie Briggs found something in a polythene bag on the beach that didn't belong there, something ancient and terrible - something with the power to seriously muck up the lives of Marjorie and all those she loves and hates, as surreal comedy shifts towards a very strange sort of Greek tragedy.

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12:52 pm
Fri March 19, 2010

Dreams of the Blue Morpho, Part 1

A supernatural tale of love and spooky lights, brought to you by the ZBS Foundation.

The plot:

Jack Flanders receives a call from Costa Rica, it's his old friend Mojo Sam, the piano player at Senor Frog's. Mojo has a problem, her name is Amy Nelson.

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11:33 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Dreams of the Blue Morpho, Part 2

A supernatural tale of love and spooky lights, brought to you by the ZBS Foundation.

The plot:

Jack Flanders receives a call from Costa Rica, it's his old friend Mojo Sam, the piano player at Senor Frog's. Mojo has a problem, her name is Amy Nelson.

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11:41 am
Wed March 17, 2010

Radio Theater: Two Plays from the Womensworx Festival at the Vortex - Sunday, March 21st at 6:00 pm

In January, 2010, the Vortex Theatre in Albuquerque presented a festival of short plays by women playwrights from 7 states, directed by local women directors. As part of our Theatre from the Land of Enchantement Series we are presenting radio versions of two of these short plays, Paleta Man by Alex Finlayson about unexpected connections between people, and Hip Replacement by Kerry Gildea Beck about two aging rock stars. This will be followed by The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

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9:19 am
Mon March 1, 2010

Radio Theater: Beloved Clara (Part 1) - March 7th at 6pm

For Women's History Month Radio Theatre brings you the LA Theatre Works production of an historical biography of Clara Schumann.

Robert and Clara Schumann were a high-powered couple, a pair of musical prodigies, truly in harmony, who enjoyed an artistic, loving, and ultimately tragic relationship that helped define the Romantic period of 19th century music.

Starring Martin Jarvis and Rosalind Ayres, with Lucy Parham at the piano.

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