Tonight on Soundstage: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, performed by Lean and Hungry Theater.
Tonight on Soundstage: three pieces from The Best of Stan Freberg: Christmas Dragnet, Green Christmas, and St. George and the Dragonet. Also, Not Quite the Solution He Expected, from The Firesign Theatre.
Noel Berlin: Paul Wilborn
Belle: Eugenie Bondurant
O’Reilly: Rich Rice
Mayor Greco: himself
Councilman Steve Kornell: himself
Victim #1: Janet Keeler
Anonymous Councilmember: Lisa Lippincort
Bad Guy #1: Jim Rayfield
Bad Guy #2: Bob Heitman
Worker: Jacob Barrens
Reporter: Janelle Irwin
Sound effects: Matt Cowley
Sound mixer: Mark Perfetti
Sound technicians: Mildred Mattos and Jacob Barrens
Tonight on Soundstage: Two pieces from Closed on Account of Rabies: Berenice, featuring Dr. John, and Annabel Lee, featuring Marianne Faithful.
Tonight on Soundstage: Bliss by William Jess Russell, directed by Bonnie Agan.
Burt takes care of everyone’s grave in the cemetery except for Olivia, a teenaged girl who died in a car accident, making blood enemies of her brother Larry and her boyfriend Ham, who was driving. These three, along with two homeless men and a mysterious stranger, meet in the cemetery thirty years later. Will old hatreds lead to another tragedy?
The cast was:
Burt: Jim Sorenson
Johnny: John Van Middlesworth
Simon: Rich Rice
Ham: Bob Heitman
Larry: Jim Wicker
Paul Wilborn: Judas Priest
Sound effects by Matt Cowley
Sound mixer: Mark Perfetti
Music by Paul Wilborn
In-studio signing for the hearing impaired: Carol Downing
Stage manager: Maggie Romigh
This piece was recorded live in March, 2014 at the Studio@620, as part of the Radio Theatre Project, a joint presentation of WMNF and the Studio@620.
Tonight on Soundstage: Part 2 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, performed at WMNF in front of a live audience by Tampa Rep On The Air, a production of The Tampa Repertory Theatre.
Tonight on Soundstage: Part 1 of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Connie Frankel, performed by Tampa Repertory Theatre’s as part of TampaRep On The Air.
Tonight on Soundstage: Pilgrims in the Storm from the WMNF Studio@620 Radio Theater Project.
Tonight on Soundstage:
A Tribute to a King written by Rev. Charles McKenzie, Jr.
recorded live in January 2015 as part of the Radio Theatre Project
Adapted for radio and directed by Bonnie Agan
Rev. Charles McKenzie Jr as Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bob Heitman: narrator
Tia Jemison: Mahalia Jackson
Bob Devin Jones
Leroy Mitchell, Jr.
sound effects by Matt Cowley
sound mixer: Mark Perfetti
sound technician: Jacob Barrens
In-studio interpreting for the deaf by Carol Downing
stage manager: Maggie Romigh
and, two short pieces from the Sixty Second Radio Hour, written and produced by Matt Cowley: