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Radio Plays – 20210129
January 28 - January 31
Welcome to the TASN Radio Plays
The first of two weekends of TASN Radio Programming starts the end of this month! You will be able to tune into them on the TASN website. They will be aired on the designated dates over the course of two weeks, and will include powerful dramas, terrific comedy and a vintage radio remake.
Where: Link from the TASN website
You will be sent a link to a TASN website page where the radio programs can be heard on the designated dates
Admission: Free – although donations are welcome.
January 29 – 31 Schedule
Written by Jack Ruston
Directed by Adrian Witzke and Laura Sauriat
An estranged couple meet again – in a hospital room. One needs the truth, before it’s too late.
Adrian Witzke as Frank
Laura Sauriat as Christine
Written by Eric Coble
Directed and Produced by Sanford Farrier
Who knew Joe Pesci was a made man in Greek mythology?
Actors: Sherry Bonder, Sanford Farrier, Mike Coppinger, Joe Dominguez, Allan Haley, Rebecca Kane, David Koret, Shannon Muhs and Steven Sacks
Script and sound design by Michael Kimball.
Directed by Bari Newport
First produced by Penobscot Theatre Company in October 2020.
There’s a legend in the dark hills of western Maine where a lumber town once prospered, until the 1930s Depression turned the settlement into a ghost town. These days the old railroad bed is used by cyclists and four-wheelers, skiers and snowmobilers, but the abandoned stone bridge that watches over them isn’t always abandoned. This is the legend of The Bridge Girl.
Read by Bari Newport
Written by Susan Glaspell
Direction and Audio Adaptation: Leslie Pasternack
Trifles was first performed in 1916 by the Provincetown Players and remains a near-perfect example of dramatic plotting and character development. Although Susan Glaspell’s work has been overshadowed by her colleague Eugene O’Neill, she was a prolific writer of fiction and essays as well as drama, and she received the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play, Alison’s House.
A play about men, women, murder and small things – that are not.
Pamela Battin-Sacks as Mrs. Hale
Carol Raiche as Mrs. Peters
Steven Sacks as Lewis Hale
James Grillo as Sheriff Henry Peters
Scott Sullivan as County Attorney George Henderson