Networking with Other Radio Dramatists
Advice from Tony Palermo
E-mail Discussion List about Radio Drama
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Other Audio Theatre Sites
· Audiotheater.com -- Henry Howard's great resource on everything audio drama related.
· Cosmic Forces - "an outstanding on-line radio drama series" -- based in Los Angeles
· Crunchy Frog - an internet comedy radio troupe similar to Monty Python.
· Joe Bevilacqua's comedy-o-rama - A radio/TV comedy site with interviews, tributes, original shows and more.
· Lodestone-Media sells many modern and classic radio programs, books and videos
· Mind's Ear Audio Productions -- multi-part contemporary audio dramas.
· National Audio Theatre Festival - home page for professional radio dramatists association
· Olde Tyme Radio Network - On-line broadcasts of radio drama (including the Same Time, Same Station program)
· One Act Players -- a San Francisco internet radio troupe that reproduces classic shows and new ones too.
· OTR - Radio Days - An excellent website with histories of radio genres and Real Audio files you can listen to.
· OTRCAT - a dealer in inexpensive MP3 and CD-audio collections of classic shows.
· Radio College -- a radio journalism and theater site.
· Radio Spirits-- a record label that offers many collections of great radio shows. I highly recommend their fantastic new collection: "The 60 Greatest Old-Time Radio Shows of the 20th Century" (selected by Walter Cronkite.) All the greats are here! Read my rave review.
· RUSC Old Time Radio - A handy and inexpensive subscription site allowing downloads from over 3000 old time radio shows in MP3 format.
· Same Time, Same Station - Los Angeles program that rebroadcasts classic radio shows
· Shoestring Radio Theatre - a radio theater group doing a wide variety of radio genres
· The Old Time Radio page - another very good page
· The Radio Works - Veteran audio theater producer, Sue Zizza's group presents new works.
· The SCI-FI Cable TV site hosts the "Seeing Ear" audio drama theater.
· The Vintage Radio Place - links, shows for purchase, audio services
· ZBS.org offers a fine selection of audio theater recordings, including many BBC and RTE programs.
Los Angeles Radio Drama Resources/Troupes
The Los Angeles Radio Drama Network is a resource pool, listing producers, writers, composers,
actors, sound effects artists, engineers, studios, performing troupes,
and other information
to provide easy communications between radio drama practitioners in the
Angeles area. They are not a formal organization, but rather a
of connections. If
you'd like to join the network, just submit a link or e-mail address
via e-mail to .
Membership in the resource pool is free.
The California Artists Radio Theater was founded by veteran actress, director and producer, Peggy Webber. They present new and classic radio works monthly.
The Liquid Radio Players are a talented improv comedy group that use radio drama as their launch pad for clever entirely made-up shows. They appear occasionally in Los Angeles, performing in 1940s costumes. LRP concoct hilarious parodies of standard radio genres using audience suggestions for theme, characters and commercials. It's good, clean fun and always entertaining. If you love radio drama, I highly recommend them. Their website offers free audio streams of past shows, so you can listen to them right now!
New Frequency - A Theater of the Mind is an ensemble that presents classic and new radio dramas on stage in Los Angeles on the first Sunday of each month. They are a talented and energetic group who really know their radio history, but also bring their skills to creating modern dramas with a cutting edge.
TONY PALERMO is an audio
theatre producer, performer, and educator living in Los Angeles, California.