This week’s podcast offers a special surprise. Two weeks ago, we talked about my impressions of the Hear Now Festival for 2015. But, I had no audio clips that were actually a part of the 2015 Festival. Those clips are now available. So, I’m using this week’s podcast to share two of the best radio plays that I heard during the festival. We start with the award winning When Johnny Comes Marching Home and close with a short comedy sketch based on the War of the Worlds in honor of Orson Welles’ birthday.
We’ve just returned from a week away attending the Hear Now Festival in Kansas City, MO. HEAR Now is the audio equivalent of a film festival for contemporary audio story-telling in all its forms: live and scripted solo performances, multi-voiced performance, classic radio drama, experimental narrative, and much more. In this podcast, I share my impressions on the festival and share some samples from the participants in this festival. (No, these samples don’t come from this festival, but from other sources.)
I mention several web-sites in this podcast. For your convenience, here are the links you may want to peruse:
Other sites you may wish to book at:
Firesign Theater (Legendary audio theater group)
Shots in the Night (Kansas City based radio theater)