Enjoy this instalment of Radio Plays from TASN

 

February 5-7

 

Run Time: 45 minutes
Written by Dewan and Claire Demmer
Direction and Sound Design by Sanford Farrier

Find out what a gerbil, a double-decker bus, and a guardian angel have in common. And, yes, it is a comedy

Actors:
Darren is played by Steven Sacks
Jade is played by Shannon Muhs
Rodney is played by David Koret
St. Peter is played by Allan Haley

 

Run Time: 12 minutes
Written by Kate Katcher
Directed by Joe Dominguez

Two people meet on a commuter train and things clearly do not start off well. The time is the near present; the place is outside of New York City. A lot can happen between train stops.

Actors: Pamela Battin-Sacks and Michael Kimball

 

Run Time: 12 minutes
Written by Lisa Deily
Directed by Pauline Wright

Two sisters find common ground in their mother’s ashes.

Actors:
Mariantonia Boulay as Diane
Carol Raiche as Chrissy

 

 

Run Time: 16 minutes
Written by Jeff Carter
Directed by Pauline Wright

Change comes to a long-married couple. Then what? (This is not a comedy.)

Actors:
Carol Raiche as Mavis
Allan Haley as Crawford

 

 

Run Time: 40 minutes
Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett
Directed by Sherry Bonder

Detective Sam Spade gets more than he bargained for when he takes a case brought to him by a beautiful but secretive woman. Trouble follows as Sam’s partner is murdered and Sam is accosted by a man demanding he locate a valuable statuette. Sam, entangled in a dangerous web of crime and intrigue, soon realizes he must find the one thing they all seem to want: the bejeweled Maltese Falcon.

Actors:
Announcer: Mike Coppinger
Sam Spade: Sherry Bonder
Brigid O’Shaughnesy: Cristhian Mancinas Garcia
Joel Cairo: John Budzyna
Wilmer: Sandy Farrier
Mr. Gutman: Kim Holliday