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Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Dec 31, 2023 9:30 PM β€“ 10:30 PM

Talk/Radio Theater

With Jerry Stearns

Where "radio play" is the important part of the phrase. Hosted by Jerry Stearns.

A showcase of audio theater, featuring the best of contemporary audio theater, snippets from Old Time Radio drama, spoken word comedy, and talk about and with some of the skillful practitioners of the Theater of the Mind, we'll bring the best there is from around the world to your ears.

You can find more about the program and a weekly schedule of what's on the show at the Sound Affects website.

Sound Affects 30th Anniversary

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground
9:32 PM
Radio Theater: Tme and Distance


The phone rings every so often, but it’s only Mr. Nobody.

Terry Carnes Wilhelm’s play, performed and broadcast live on KFAI from Theater in the Round on the West Bank, as part of the Radio In The Round series.

10:05 PM
Radio Theater: Mary Doesn't Live Here Anymore

A man comes to Minneapolis looking to find the REAL Mary Richards of WJM TV in Minneapolis.

Produced by Dan Coffey at the Iowa Radio Project, this is the first full radio play I presented on Sound Affects, January 8, 1994.