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Audio Theatre Central | Exploring Family Friendly Audio Drama

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family friendly audio dramas through news, reviews and interviews with cast and crew.
Audio Theatre Central | Exploring Family Friendly Audio Drama

Description

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family friendly audio dramas. We will primarily focus on Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, but will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners.

Link: audiotheatrecentral.com

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Episodes

ATC127: Review of Quicksand: Getting to the Bottom from Lamplighter Theatre

Dec 2, 2019 3183

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We dive deep in quicksand in this episode...or more accurately, we dive deep into a review of Quicksand: Getting to the Bottom from Lamplighter Theatre. We also share the new trailer for Mockingbird Meadows and address feedback from E.Z., Ben, Lee, and Garrett. In addition to that, we have a packed newscast delivered by JD for once. We hope you enjoy the penultimate episode of 2019.

Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/127
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ATC126: Review of Jonathan Park Series 13: Light in the Shadows

Nov 4, 2019 3146

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We're back with a review of Series 13 of the Jonathan Park audio drama called Light in the Shadows. This show has really improved over the last few releases and we're thrilled to talk about it. Roy also shares a colossal newscast, we address feedback from Big Bob, Aimee Lilly, Micah, Darby, and booklearner, and in the course of the episode, we learn that we must visit Portillo's restaurant.

NOTE: We had some electronic interference at a couple points during the recording of this episode. We did as much as possible to minimize the noise and we hope it doesn't detract from your enjoyment of the program.

Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/126
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ATC125: The Six Shooter and Adapting Novels [World Audio Drama Day Bonus Episode]

Oct 30, 2019 3352

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It's a World Audio Drama Day bonus episode of Audio Theatre Central! To celebrate this great holiday, we bring you a chat about novels that you want to see adapted into audio drama. We also share some of the books we've got on our audio drama wishlist. And then we share an episode of one of our favorite Old Time Radio westerns, The Six Shooter.

Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/125
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ATC124: Review of Jake Muller Adventures: Unidentified

Oct 7, 2019 4118

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The much-anticipated first release of the Jake Muller Adventures series, titled Unidentified, is the topic of conversation today. Unidentified was written by long-time audio drama writer, Darby Kern. We chat about our thoughts on this release, Roy shares a newscast, and we respond to feedback from E.Z., Antonio, D.D., Dominic, and booklearner. Lots of audio drama goodness in this episode so don't miss it!

Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/124
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ATC123: Review of The Legends of Robin Hood from AIR Theatre & Sonic-Con Announcement

Sep 2, 2019 5344

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Today we're reviewing The Legends of Robin Hood from the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre. This nearly 6-hour audio drama was highly anticipated and we're excited to talk about it. Also in this episode, we're joined by actor, writer, director, and professor, Chris Nelson who is spearheading a new audio drama convention called Sonic-Con. And we have lots of feedback from E.Z., Big Bob, John T., Antonio, Kyle and Michael C. And in the midst of all of this, we also mention Nintendo video games and donating cars. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/123 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC122: 4 Pillars of Audio Drama, Modern Distribution Methods & Interview with Discovery Mountain Creator

Aug 5, 2019 6025

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We break from our normal format and bring a discussion episode instead of a review in this episode. We talk about ways to build a following and distribute your audio drama in this modern era and we chat about the 4 pillars of quality audio drama. Also, ATC contributor Austin Peachey conducted an interview with the creator of the Discovery Mountain audio drama, Jean Boonstra. We also have feedback from Dominic, Jaxon, Shandon, and Big Bob. Join us for this packed episode! Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/122 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC121: 2nd Annual ATC Seneca Awards Broadcast [Bonus Episode]

Jul 28, 2019 5032

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The Seneca Awards broadcast was on Friday, July 26, 2019. For those who missed it, we are sharing the replay on this episode. In addition to the awards, the show features guest presenters, Phil Lollar and Dave Arnold. We also shared two comedy skits from Sam Suksiri and his team, Andrew features Parley Baer in his OTR segment, and we share a tribute reel in honor of Jim Custer. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/121 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC120: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #66 Trial By Fire

Jul 1, 2019 2971

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It's time to review another Adventures in Odyssey album! This time we talk about Album 66: Trial By Fire and be forewarned, there are spoilers! We also have some feedback from Marcel, Roy has an epically long newscast, we give you a peek at the latest Backstage content, and in the midst of it all, somehow old-time radio and the Grand Canyon get brought up too. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/120 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Review of For The Temple from Heirloom Audio & The Screwtape Letters from FPA

Jun 3, 2019 3750

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Today we review For The Temple from Heirloom Audio's Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This is a fabulous, high-quality audio drama that we highly recommend. JD also reviews a stage version of The Screwtape Letters and compares and contrasts it with the Radio Theatre adaptation. Roy brings a newscast, we address feedback from Bob, Jaxon, Garrett, Gabe, and Dominic, and in the midst of it all is lots of laughter and references to European vacations. Don't miss this episode! Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/119 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Review of Jonathan Park: Pursuit of Destiny from Wise King Media

May 6, 2019 4008

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Wise King Media released their third Jonathan Park series pack called Pursuit of Destiny. We review these 12 episodes which were extremely well-produced and well-acted. We also respond to feedback from Kathy Buchanan, Roy has a massive newscast, and we announce the launch of ATC Backstage. We also manage to talk about Dairy Queen, mini golf, and other random stuff so don't miss it! Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/118 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Review of Brinkman Adventures Season 7: The Rescued & Interview with Witnesses Creator, Tracy Van Dolder

Apr 1, 2019 4142

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Happy April Fool's Day! We have a gift for you that's no joke! It's a jam-packed episode of audio drama goodness. We have a review of Season 7 of the Brinkman Adventures called "The Rescued". This season contained some of our favorite Brinkman episodes yet. We also have an interview with the creator of Witnesses, Tracy Van Dolder, we share a sample of the content from ATC Backstage, and we respond to feedback from Michael, Gabe, and Kevin. Roy even has a newscast and we somehow manage to talk about Oreos, babysitting, and bratwurst. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/117 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC116: Review of The Adventum, Vol. 1 from Wise King Media

Mar 4, 2019 3406

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Wise King Media, producers of Jonathan Park, released Volume 1 of The Adventum in Fall 2018. The Adventum is a biblical epic audio dramatization and this first volume begins with the book of Genesis. In addition to reviewing this audio drama, Roy delivers a newscast, we share some news about Audio Theatre Central Backstage, and we also respond to listener feedback from Amber, Samuel, and Micah. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/116 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC115: Review of AIO #65: Expect the Unexpected & Boyd Barrett Interview

Feb 4, 2019 4221

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In this jam-packed episode, we have a review of Adventures in Odyssey Vol. 65: Expect the Unexpected. We dive deep into this album and discuss the characters, plots, and more. Also in this episode is an interview with Boyd Barrett, the creator of the biblical audio drama, Come And See, Roy has a newscast, JD shares some tidbits, and we have feedback (and some mail!) from Austin, Lee, and Josh. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/115 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC114: Review of The Treasure of the Secret Cove from Lamplighter Theatre

Jan 7, 2019 2892

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To kick off 2019, we review one of the best releases of 2018, The Treasure of the Secret Cove from Lamplighter Theatre. This was an extremely high-quality, well-produced audio drama that rapidly became a favorite of all three hosts. There is no newscast in this episode though we do share a couple of audio drama tidbits and then we spend quite some time responding to Dominic's question about where to start listening to AIO. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/114 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC113: Review of Hurry! Hurry! It's Almost Christmas! from Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre

Dec 3, 2018 2426

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It's Christmas time! So we feature a Christmas audio drama that we just recently discovered. It's called Hurry! Hurry! It's Almost Christmas! and is a co-production of Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre and The First Noelle Productions. It's a great Christmas comedy that you're sure to enjoy. We also respond to feedback from Micah, Roy delivers a mega newscast, and we talk about some of our all-time favorite Christmas audio dramas. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/113 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC112: Review of St. Bartholomew’s Eve from Heirloom Audio

Nov 5, 2018 2302

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Heirloom Audio is back with another production in their Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This time we review St. Bartholomew's Eve, a story of the French Reformation. We also address feedback from John, Victor, Jaxon, and Will. And Roy delivers the newscast full of interesting things going on in the world of audio drama. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/112 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC111: Interview with Nick Guy Creator, Frank Ulle & Discussion Grab Bag | #WorldAudioDramaDay Bonus

Oct 30, 2018 3344

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It's a bonus episode to celebrate World Audio Drama Day! ATC contributor Austin Peachey brings an interview with the creator of the Nick Guy audio drama series, Frank Ulle. We get some feedback from Michael B. and we address some great discussion questions submitted by listeners. And we tell you how you could own Francis Drake's island. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/111 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC110: Review of AIO Album 64: Under the Surface & Phil Lollar Visits the Studio

Oct 1, 2018 6656

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A packed episode! We've got a review of album 64 of Adventures in Odyssey, Under the Surface and then we are joined in the studio by AIO co-creator, Phil Lollar. We talk with Phil about why Connie has not progressed more in life, the AIO guides, some BTS info on the two-part AIO episode, David and Absalom, Iliad House, the Blackgaard Chronicles book series, the Young Whit book series, and a whole lot more. We also have an opportunity for you to win a copy of the first Young Whit book. Full show notes at www.audiotheatrecentral.com/110 Get in touch! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-277

ATC109: Review of Escape from the Eagle’s Nest from Lamplighter Theatre

Sep 3, 2018 2228

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Lamplighter Theatre is back with another high-quality audio drama production, their second recorded at the Lamplighter studio in New York. We thoroughly enjoyed this audio drama and we review it in today's episode. Also in this episode, Roy delivers a newscast, JD brings some audio drama tidbits, and we respond to feedback from Austin and Jeremiah. And if you care to hang around after the credits, you'll hear some talk about fish and chips and more randomness. Listen at your own risk. Full show notes at www.audiotheatrecentral.com/109 Get in touch! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC108: Review of Jonathan Park: Call of the Exodus

Aug 6, 2018 1801

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Wise King Media released their second series of the new Jonathan Park Adventures entitled Call of the Exodus in late 2017 and we are reviewing these 12 episodes in this edition of the podcast. In addition to the JP discussion, Roy delivers his longest newscast ever! We also respond to feedback from Lee and Austin. It's another ATC episode of fun-filled audio drama goodness! Full show notes: https://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/108 Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com Give us a call or text 623-688-2770

ATC107: Review of The Brinkman Adventures, Season 6: Underground Rising

Jul 2, 2018 2406

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The Brinkman Adventures are back with Season 6. The six-episode season is called Underground Rising and we heartily recommend you give it a listen. We discuss this release in today's episode and we also address feedback from Tom, Jeremiah, and Michael. But before all that, Roy delivers his customary newscast. Full show notes: http://audiotheatrecentral.com/107 Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com Give us a call or text 623-688-2770

ATC106: Review of Wulf The Saxon & A Big Announcement

Jun 4, 2018 2717

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Heirloom Audio's adaptation of G.A. Henty's Wulf The Saxon is the topic of conversation today. We share our thoughts on this audio drama, Roy delivers a newscast, we share a huge announcement, and we respond to feedback from Garrett, John, Rachel, and Noah. The feedback segment, as always, gets us talking about AIO. Don't miss this episode! Full show notes: http://audiotheatrecentral.com/106 Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com Give us a call or text 623-688-2770

ATC105: Review of Adventures In Odyssey #63 “Up in the Air”

May 7, 2018 4421

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It's Odyssey time! We talk in-depth about AIO album 63 "Up in the Air" in today's show. We discuss the highs and lows of this album, share our favorite moments, and muse about why none of us are overly thrilled about the character of Buddy. Roy is hosting remotely from northwestern Arizona, but he still manages to bring a newscast. We react to feedback from Noah, Sarah Grace, and Amber which sparks more AIO talk. And finally, we share the trailer for Darby Kern's upcoming new audio drama The Jake Muller Adventures. Full show notes: http://audiotheatrecentral.com/105

ATC104: Review of The Giant Killer from Lamplighter Theatre

Apr 2, 2018 3236

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The Giant Killer is a fantastic allegorical audio drama from Lamplighter Theatre and we are happy to review it in this episode. The team did a bang-up job on this production. Roy also delivers a newscast and we address some feedback from Lee and Angie. Lee's question sparks a fun AIO tangent. And to top off the show, we all share what we've been listening to lately. Full Show Notes: http://audiotheatrecentral.com/104 email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com give us a call or text 623-688-2770

ATC103: Review of Captain Bayley’s Heir & Rob Jorgensen Interview

Mar 5, 2018 5063

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An interview and a review in one episode! Today we review Heirloom Audio's Captain Bayley's Heir and then we're joined by sound designer, Rob Jorgensen, to talk about the work he did on this audio drama. We chat about some of the musical elements Rob worked on, binaural audio, finding an item on Craigslist that was "sound effects gold", and a whole lot more. We also have some interesting audio drama tidbits, some feedback from Angela, Michael, and Amber. And Roy kicks things off with a newscast. Full Show notes: audiotheatrecentral.com/103 Get in touch with us - audiotheatrecentral.com/contact feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

ATC102: Review of Jonathan Park: The Dreamer’s Tomb

Feb 5, 2018 3557

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Today we dive into a review of Jonathan Park: The Dreamer's Tomb. This is the first collection of 12 episodes released since the restructuring of the Jonathan Park team. In addition to the review, we also have lots of great audio drama tidbits, Roy has a packed newscast, and we have some feedback from Amber, Darby, and Noah. And thanks to Lee for reading the credits in this episode.

ATC101: Auditions for Lamplighter Theatre & New Christmas Audio Dramas

Dec 24, 2017 1425

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Lamplighter Theatre announces open auditions with a quickly approaching deadline so JD solo hosts this episode to share the details with you. JD is joined by Lamplighter Theatre Associate Producer, Luke Rosamilia to get all the pertinent info. JD also shares some great Christmas themed audio drama from Puffy Mama Productions as well as a few other audio drama tidbits.

ATC100: Philip Glassborow Interview & 100th Episode Celebration

Dec 4, 2017 6593

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For our special 100th episode, we are thrilled to be joined by actor, writer, and director, Philip Glassborow. Philip has been involved in Adventures in Odyssey, FOTF Radio Theatre, The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty, Lamplighter Theatre, and many productions for the BBC. As if that wasn't great enough, we also have a Eugenius Minds segment with contestant Michael C., a discussion segment about helping new audio drama listeners get the most out of the listening experience, we give away a bunch of audio drama, share some fun ATC stats, and get some wonderful voice messages from several amazing listeners. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC99: Review of Tom Swift and His Motorboat from the Colonial Radio Theatre

Nov 6, 2017 2388

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Tom Swift returns in Tom Swift and His Motorboat from the Colonial Radio Theatre. This nearly hour and a half audio dramatization of the classic novel is the main topic of conversation in this episode. The CRT did a wonderful job on this second Tom Swift audio drama and we really enjoyed it. We also have a jam-packed newscast from Roy, a few audio drama tidbits (including some free audio drama) and we address feedback from Lee, Sarah Grace, Amber and Rachel. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC98: Review of AIO #62 Let's Put On A Show!

Oct 2, 2017 3430

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We review Album #62 of Adventures in Odyssey titled "Let's Put On A Show!" in this episode of the show. Be aware that this episode contains spoilers! Roy played hooky today so JD and Andrew are joined by Andrew's wife, Rebecca to help us talk Odyssey. We also have a few tidbits to share including a fun piece of audio that Austin Peachey produced called "You Might be An Odyssey Fan If..." The newscaster duties are handled by Andrew and we respond to some feedback from Amber and Angela. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact  

ATC97: Listener Feedback Show

Sep 4, 2017 2604

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We appreciate our listeners so much that we dedicated an entire episode of the show to your feedback. You sent in such great questions and comments that we couldn't help but take some time to discuss them. We address feedback from Naomi, Christopher Green, Amber, John T, Christopher 164, Keagen W., an Anonymous Texter, and ARBravo1. We chat about Adventures in Odyssey theories, Imagination Theater, Liberty U's new audio drama and more! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC96: Adventures In Odyssey Get In The Show Finale 2017 Recap [Bonus Episode]

Aug 21, 2017 4243

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On August 12, 2017 the finale of the 2017 Adventures in Odyssey Get In The Show event was held in Colorado Springs. In this episode JD, Roy and Andrew walk you through all the audio collected at the event by JD and Austin Peachey. JD interviews comedian Bob Smiley, the AIO actors, the top 3 finalists of the GITS contest and Austin recorded man-on-the-street interviews with other attendees. And ATC listener Michael Schroeder documented the event via photos for us. We hope you enjoy this special bonus episode. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact  

ATC95: Review of In The Reign of Terror from Heirloom Audio

Aug 7, 2017 3373

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Heirloom Audio continues to put out extremely high-quality audio drama productions and In The Reign of Terror is no exception. We review this production in today's episode after Roy delivers a packed newscast. Then Sarah Grace's and Victoria's comments about Adventures in Odyssey cause us to have a lengthy AIO discussion that is nearly as long as the review and may be a bit controversial! JD also shares a few tidbits to wrap up this episode. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC94: Review of Iliad House Series 1 and Phil Lollar Interview

Jul 3, 2017 4795

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In this packed episode we review the first six episodes of the Iliad House audio drama. This is a phenomenal program from Adventures in Odyssey co-creator, Phil Lollar. Speaking of Phil Lollar, he joins us on the show to chat about Iliad House, Jungle Jam, Adventures in Odyssey, and mango chutney. We also have a tidbit about The Brinkman Adventures, Roy has a newscast, and we've got feedback from Abigail, Jaxon and Keagan. Whew! It's an extra long show today! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC93: Review of The Brinkman Adventures Season 5: A Mysterious Call

Jun 5, 2017 3143

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We review Season 5 of The Brinkman Adventures in this episode. This season features some of the best acting we've heard so far in the entire run of this great series. We also address some feedback from Keagen, Samuel and Gideon while revisiting Jeremiah's question from a previous episode. We dive into a few tidbits and Roy's newscast incites a couple minutes of discussion about comics of all things! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC92: Review of Time Chroniclers - Volume I: New Beginnings

May 1, 2017 4437

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JD, Andrew and guest host, Austin Peachey, review Volume 1 of Time Chroniclers, a brand new audio drama serial. We are also joined by Time Chroniclers producer, Pat Roy to get the scoop on the show's genesis. Also in this episode is an exclusive preview of a scene from the upcoming episode 7 of Shadows and Daylight. In addition to a few other audio drama tidbits, also featured in the episode is feedback from Jeremiah, Amber and Samuel. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC91: Review of A ‘Strordinary Little Maid from Lamplighter Theatre

Apr 3, 2017 3224

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We review the fantastic audio drama from Lamplighter Theatre called A ‘Strordinary Little Maid. Starring Jade Williams as Peggy Perkins, this is one of our favorite Lamplighter Theatre dramas ever. Roy delivers a newscast and we respond to questions from Victor and Brandon. Then Keagen's email reignites the Renee discussion. And JD plays a clip from the Odyssey Scoopcast. Why? Well you'll have to listen to find out. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC90: Review of Adventures In Odyssey #61: Without A Hitch

Mar 6, 2017 3422

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We review Adventures in Odyssey #61: Without A Hitch in this episode. Then Jeremiah's fantastic email sends us into a lengthy discussion about monetization for audio drama in this modern technological age. We also respond to an email from Rachel about the Star Wars audio dramas. Of course, our resident newsman, Roy, delivers a great newscast and we go through a few tidbits to wrap up the show; including thanking all the crowdfunding campaign backers for The Cross Maker. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC89: Review of Brother Francis from A.I.R. Theatre & The Best of 2016

Feb 6, 2017 2371

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We review Brother Francis: The Barefoot Saint of Assisi in this episode. Andrew decided to play hooky so we plow on with special guest host, Jordyn, Roy's wife. We also talk a bit about our top picks for audio drama in 2016, address some great feedback from Michael C., Roy delivers an AIO-centric newscast and JD shares a couple audio drama tidbits to cap off the show. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC88: Review of The Haunted Room from Lamplighter Theatre

Jan 2, 2017 2728

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We chat about The Haunted Room from Lamplighter Theatre in this episode. We all enjoyed this production, but there were some significant differences of opinion between us on some aspects of it which result in a fist fight that you get to hear (the last part is entirely untrue). We also address feedback from Austin Peachey as well as some feedback via iTunes reviews. There are also a few audio drama tidbits; including What We're Listening To. Happy New Year! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC87: An Odyssey Discussion & Interview with Actress and Lamplighter Guild Attendee, Abigail Bourne

Dec 5, 2016 5051

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We dive into a few Adventures in Odyssey topics in this episode. We talk about common gripes that folks have with modern AIO, using Austin Peachey's recent Odyssey Scoop article as a springboard and we also chat about science-fiction episodes of Odyssey. We are also joined on the show by stage actress and theater director, Abigail Bourne from Pennsylvania. Abigail attended the 2016 Lamplighter Guild and we chat with her about the Guild, working with Jess Harnell on Lamplighter Theatre, and the differences between stage acting and audio drama acting. And Roy delivers a newscast full of audio drama goodness. Merry Christmas! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC86: Review of Jimmy and the Star Angel from Family Time Audio Theatre

Nov 7, 2016 2709

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Family Time Audio Theatre released their first audio drama in October 2016, Jimmy and the Star Angel, a fun, endearing Christmas story that you're sure to enjoy. We review this wonderful audio drama in this episode, respond to an Odyssey-related question from Sarah Grace and chat about a new audio stories website we recently discovered. Roy also has a newscast and we finally announce that The Cross Maker is finished! Producer's Note: Unfortunately we had a bit of an issue with the audio in this episode. We cleaned it up the best we could and we hope you will still enjoy the show. Also, JD misspoke when he mentioned the duration of Jimmy and the Star Angel. It is actually 1:48:29. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC85: Review of The Cat of Bubastes from Heirloom Audio

Oct 3, 2016 2908

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The Cat of Bubastes is the sixth release in The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series from Heirloom Audio Productions. This is a gripping tale that will keep you on the edge of your seat. We discuss the production at length in this episode amidst much laughter, while also working in several Old Time Radio references. We also have a few audio drama tidbits and some feedback from Rachel, Richard and Ian. And of course, Roy kicks off the whole thing with a packed newscast. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC84: Favorite OTR Westerns - #PodcastDay Special

Sep 30, 2016 6205

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Happy International Podcast Day! In celebration we decided to share with you three episodes of some of our favorite Old Time Radio western series. JD, Roy and Andrew choose one episode to highlight and we share a bit about the show and then roll the entire episode. So sit back and enjoy a trip through the Old West! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC83: Review of Ben-Hur from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Sep 5, 2016 3941

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Although released several years ago, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's adaptation of Ben-Hur is still one of our favorites and one of the best audio dramas ever produced. Since this story is at the forefront of people's minds right now we figured it was the perfect time to discuss it. We also address some feedback from Michael D., Rachel, Sarah Grace and Elisabeth H. Roy has another newscast and we dive deep into who we voted for in the Finnian versus Whit election. We also manage to bring up fish pneumonia and much more! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC82: Review of The Story of Esther from Paws & Tales

Aug 1, 2016 2608

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Insight For Living produced a dramatization of the biblical story of Esther in the early 2000's as part of the "Paws & Tales" audio drama series. We discuss this amazing production in this episode and compare and contrast it with Adventures in Odyssey's Esther story. We also have another edition of Eugenius Minds with contestant Jaxon L. Roy delivers a stupendous newscast and we have lots of other audio dram tidbits to share. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC81: Review of Beric The Briton from Heirloom Audio Productions

Jul 4, 2016 2710

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We discuss Beric The Briton, the 5th production in Heirloom Audio's Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. The Heirloom team has once again created an audio drama masterpiece with some of the best produced adventure scenes ever made in this medium. Also in this episode, Roy delivers a superb newscast and we address feedback from Nate, Victor, Sarah Grace and Elisabeth. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC80: An Introduction to the Kids Corner Production Team

Jun 21, 2016 2661

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We are joined by the Kids Corner production team on this episode. We chat about the beginning of the series, some of the major characters, favorite episodes and much more. We also feature our first edition of the Eugenius Minds quiz game with contestant Elisabeth H. and we share another short behind the scenes tidbit from The Cross Maker recording sessions. In the feedback segment, we respond to comments from Sarah Grace and Jack W. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC79: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #60: Head Over Heels

Jun 6, 2016 3714

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We do a deep dive into Head Over Heels, Adventures in Odyssey's 60th album, in this episode of the show. JD, Roy and Andrew have very differing opinions on many of the episodes in this album which makes for an interesting discussion. We also share several various AIO related tidbits, Roy is back with another newscast, we address some feedback from Rob and Sarah Grace, and we get a voicemail from Elisabeth with her thoughts on AIO 60. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC78: Review of The Brinkman Adventures, Season 4

May 2, 2016 3580

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Season 4 of The Brinkman Adventures is the topic of conversation in this episode. With this latest season the team has kicked things up a couple notches with great acting and writing as well as each episode's music being composed by Aaron Fullan and Jared DePasquale. This is their best season yet! Also in this episode are several audio drama tidbits. Not quite enough to make a newscast, but still interesting nonetheless and Roy enjoyed taking a break from the strenuous work of reporting. In the feedback segment, we open a piece of snail mail from Elisabeth H! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC77: Free Episode of The Brinkman Adventures & An Audio Drama Smorgasbord

Apr 4, 2016 3499

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We break the mold with this episode. Not only do we share an entire episode of Season 4 of the Brinkman Adventures, but we also share some behind the scenes info on "The Cross Maker", an update on the Jonathan Park series, address feedback from Sarah Grace and Elisabeth, and a whole bunch of other audio drama goodness! This is a very different episode, but we hope you enjoy it. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC76: Review of Frozen Fire from Lamplighter Theatre

Mar 7, 2016 2807

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Frozen Fire from Lamplighter Theatre is the first new release in two years and they do not disappoint with this audio drama. We review this fantastic production in this episode and we highly recommend it. Also in this episode we reveal the name of the new AIO quiz segment of the show, Roy has a chock full newscast, and we address feedback from Aaron, Gabriel and Sarah Grace. Buckle up! It's a fun one! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC75: Review of The Dragon And The Raven from Heirloom Audio

Feb 1, 2016 3227

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Heirloom Audio is back with their 4th release in the series, The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty. This audio drama is called "The Dragon And The Raven" and we are so excited to share our thoughts and reactions to this production. Also in this episode, Roy delivers another exciting newscast, we share an update on the upcoming Adventures in Odyssey trivia segment that is coming to the show and we respond to feedback from Jaxon and Victor. Download Episode 75 NewscastHeirloom Audio announces their next G.A. Henty audio drama. The Jonathan Park team shares an update on the series. The Audio Drama Alliance launches a website. Review SegmentDominic Hecht, the voice of Alfred The Great in The Dragon and The Raven - image credit: Heirloom Audio ProductionsPurchase your copy of The Dragon And The Raven! AIO Trivia Segment Announcement What should we name the ATC Odyssey Trivia Segment? Email your suggestions to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com and if we choose yours we'll send you a copy of the 25th Birthday Edition of the Official AIO Guide! Join The ATC Insiders! What are your thoughts on "The Dragon And The Raven"? Share your feedback! We love to hear what you think! Leave a comment below this post, email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com, or give us a call or text 623-688-2770. Subscribe to the show so you'll never miss an episode! 

ATC74: Odyssey Foley Room Tour with Nathan Hoobler & Much More

Jan 4, 2016 2930

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Today we feature some audio recorded during JD's recent visit to the Focus on the Family campus. During the visit, AIO writer, director and all around great guy, Nathan Hoobler, gives a tour of the Foley Room where the Odyssey team creates and records the sound effects for the show. Also in this episode we share about a few new audio dramas in the works and the recent formation of a new audio drama coalition. And we respond to feedback from Ciara and Sarah Grace and Sarah Grace's comments insight a rather lengthy tangent about Adventures in Odyssey. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC73: Review of A Bethlehem Christmas from Insight For Living & Visit From Mandy Straussberg

Dec 21, 2015 2096

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It's Christmas time again so we spend this episode reviewing "A Bethlehem Christmas" from Insight For Living, we talk about some of our favorite Christmas audio drama and even recommend a few new ones. Roy shares a newscast and we also have a special Christmas visit from a very special guest! Merry Christmas! And God bless us, every one! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC72: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #59: Taking the Plunge

Nov 30, 2015 3337

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We "plunge" into a review of Adventures in Odyssey #59: Taking the Plunge in today's episode. And if that isn't enough, we share a hilarious new Odyssey themed comedy skit that Austin Peachey put together and we respond to feedback from Sarah Grace, Ciara, Aaron, and Christopher. And Roy has another packed newscast with lots of exciting audio drama news! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC71: Discussing Old Time Radio Comedies with Guest Guy Jones [Bonus Episode]

Nov 16, 2015 3569

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We share some thoughts on some of our favorite Old Time Radio comedy shows in this episode. We are joined in the studio by Andrew's father, Guy Jones, who is a wealth of knowledge about OTR. We dive into lots of behind the scenes info about the actors, things that took place in the studio, how some shows were connected to others and even play a couple short clips from two shows. You'll hear how Lou Costello lived up to the saying "The show must go on", find out if Jack Benny really was a skinflint, learn why Hal Peary was replaced as Gildersleeve, and much more. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC70: The Hosts Get Interviewed & An Interview with The Riffenburghs

Oct 26, 2015 3666

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The tables are turned on JD, Andrew and Roy today and they are the ones being interviewed! In celebration of our 5 years of working on Audio Theatre Central, listeners Victoria and Sarah Grace interview the guys about how the show started, their favorite audio dramas, who in the audio drama world they'd most like to meet, and lots more. In addition to that, Duane and Andrew Riffenburgh make an appearance on this episode to talk about their latest production in the Creation Adventure Family anthology series, a western story featuring the Riffenburgh family as "The Wayfaring Strangers" in a show entitled Big Sam. Roy also has a packed newscast and JD shares lots of exciting announcements. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC69: ATC Celebrates #PodcastDay With Our Old Time Radio Favorites [Bonus Episode]

Sep 30, 2015 5601

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In recognition of International Podcast Day we offer you a special bonus episode of Audio Theatre Central! Today JD presents three separate radio drama episodes from three different Old Time Radio series. Each episode was hand-picked by JD, Roy and Andrew to share with you. These are some of our favorite episodes from the "Golden Age of Radio" and we hope you enjoy them! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC68: Review of The Plimoth Adventure from Colonial Radio Theatre & Introducing Shadows And Daylight from GreenStreams Studio

Sep 28, 2015 2745

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We review The Colonial Radio Theatre's production called The Plimoth Adventure: Voyage of Mayflower in today's episode. This is a historical audio drama that is packed with facts and information, but still entertains. Also in this episode is an interview with Christopher Green from GreenStreams Studio about their brand new audio drama serial entitled Shadows And Daylight. Christopher introduces some of the main characters and shares more behind the scenes info on this series. We also give a mini review for a children's audio drama series called The Tales of Deputy Guppy. It's a jam-packed episode! What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC67: Review of With Lee In Virginia from Heirloom Audio Productions

Aug 31, 2015 2881

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Heirloom Audio is back with their third production in The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series called With Lee In Virginia. JD, Roy and Andrew dive into this nearly 2 1/2 hour audio drama and go over some of their favorite scenes and more in this review. Heirloom Audio has once again delivered an incredible audio theatre experience that you must hear! There is also a jam-packed newscast from Roy and then the guys address some feedback and questions from Will, Michael and Sarah Grace. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC66: Review of Red Rock Mysteries, Season 1 & Interview with Terre Richie

Jul 27, 2015 4351

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We dive into the Red Rock Mysteries series for the first time in this episode. This is a high quality audio drama series from the creators of the Down Gilead Lane series from a few years ago. We thoroughly enjoyed this series and we highly recommend that you check it out. We also have an insightful chat with the Executive Producer of the Red Rock series, Terre Richie. Terre shares some behind the scenes info in regards to the launching of the show and much more. Roy brings a packed newscast and we respond to feedback from Richard, Victoria, Christopher and Sarah Grace. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC65: Writing Audio Drama Musical Scores with Composer Jared DePasquale

Jun 29, 2015 2995

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We're joined by composer Jared DePasquale in this episode. Jared has worked in the field of commercial music for over 25 years in various capacities and has contributed music to hundreds of different projects including several audio drama projects for Focus on the Family. Most notable are the scores for Radio Theatre’s The Hiding Place, The Secret Garden and Les Miserables just to name a few. In this conversation with Jared, we talk about composing for audio drama, writing character themes, which instruments he plays, and much more. He also shares why he lost 20 pounds during the composing of the score for Les Mis, how emotionally draining working on The Hiding Place was, and why a question about making coffee forever changed the way he looked at his team. We also feature feedback from Michael, Victoria, Trenton, & Sarah Grace. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC64: Review of The Brinkman Adventures, Season 3

May 25, 2015 3106

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We dive deep into The Brinkman Adventures 3rd season in this episode of the show. This series focusing on missionary stories just keeps getting better and better and we are really enjoying it. In addition to our review, you'll also find a newscast from our intrepid newsman, Roy, and some great feedback from Rob and Winter. And in the midst of all of that there will be talk of rethinking the "Top 3", aquaponics and tilapia fillets. It's another fun-filled episode of the Audio Theatre Central podcast! Producer's Note: At around 27:25 in this episode, JD mentions an "African warrior" in reference to the story of Steve Saint. This is obviously incorrect and JD knows that this story is set in the Central American country of Ecuador; it was a simple slip of the tongue and/or brain. Please forgive the mistake. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC63: A Grab Bag of Audio Drama News and Exclusive Interview with Katie Leigh

Apr 27, 2015 1306

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JD brings you a varied list of news items from the world of family friendly audio drama as he flies solo in this episode. You'll hear a mini review of the first episode of Phil Lollar's brand new Iliad House series. Also in this episode is an exclusive interview with voice actor, Katie Leigh. Katie joins the show to chat about a new book she is working on with fellow actor on Adventures ion Odyssey, Will Ryan. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC62: Review of In Freedom’s Cause from Heirloom Audio

Mar 30, 2015 3224

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Today we discuss In Freedom's Cause, the outstanding audio drama from Heirloom Audio's The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This is a phenomenal production in every aspect and we highly recommend and endorse it. Also in this episode is a bit of a newscast, some feedback from Jeremiah and Victoria and we also have a couple of announcements. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC61: Review of Jonathan Park Vol. 10: The Journey Home

Feb 23, 2015 4547

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For today's review of Jonathan Park Volume 10: The Journey Home, Roy is M.I.A. but we (JD and Andrew) soldier on with the help of our good friend Austin G. We really enjoyed this Jonathan Park album and we have lots of opinions and thoughts about it and the themes and topics which were presented in it. Andrew also fills in for Roy and does an admirable job delivering the newscast while Austin tackles the job of "Summary Giver". We also address feedback from Dr. Lamar, Victoria and Sarah-Grace. And in all of this we somehow manage to work Knott's Berry Farm, pancakes, and Gunsmoke into the discussion. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC60: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #58: The Ties That Bind

Jan 1, 2015 4787

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Today we dive into The Ties That Bind, the 58th album from Adventures in Odyssey. We talk about the highlights, our favorite new characters, point out some of the callbacks hidden in this 14 episode album, and much more. Roy delivers an outstanding newscast, we jump into some feedback from Richard and Victoria, and we introduce you to another new audio drama series. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC59: Babe Of The Worlds from Porchlight Family Media - Free Christmas Audio Drama [Special Episode]

Dec 22, 2014 1771

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In this special episode JD brings you a Christmas audio drama that we (Porchlight Family Media) produced on stage for a live audience. It's called Babe of the Worlds. JD also shares some recommendations for a few other Christmas audio dramas that you may enjoy this time of the year. Have a Merry Christmas and we'll be back next month with our standard format show.

ATC58: Adventures in Odyssey Recording Session Visit, Review of The Legend of Squanto, And Interview w/ Sound Designer Nate Jones

Nov 24, 2014 3877

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We share some highlights from our visit to Salami Studios in North Hollywood, California in this episode. We attended an Adventures in Odyssey recording session in October 2014 and were privileged to meet a lot of great actors and crew members. While there we interviewed recording engineer and sound designer Nate Jones about his work on Focus on the Family Radio Theatre and Adventures in Odyssey. Also in this episode, we review The Legend of Squanto from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre. This is a wonderful story that is top notch in every way and I'm sure you will enjoy it. Roy also has a newscast full of news (what else?) and we have some feedback from Richard, Kinzey and Austin.

ATC57: Review of The Count of Monte Cristo from LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air

Oct 27, 2014 3099

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LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air released an audio drama adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo in 2009. We review this production in this episode and discuss the challenges that come with taking a large volume like Alexandre Dumas' novel and adapting it for a much shorter audio drama. The LifeHouse team does an admirable job on this classic work and we think you'll enjoy this hour long production. We also have some feedback from Emily, Richard, and Eric. And somehow, in all of this, we also end up talking about tangerines too!

ATC56: Audio Drama vs. Visual Entertainment with Guest Bill Heid, Executive Producer of The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty

Oct 20, 2014 2722

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Bill Heid joins us for today's discussion on audio drama vs. visual entertainment. Bill Heid is the Executive Producer of The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty. Bill wrote an article on the benefits of audio drama for kids which prompted this episode so we asked him to join us to talk about it. We also reference an article written by BBC audio drama writer, Stephen Wyatt, titled "Making Radio Drama - the bad news and the good news" and we address some points he raised. In addition to the discussion topic, we also chat with Bill about The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty.

ATC55: Review of Goliath: King of Shadow Valley from Paws & Tales

Sep 29, 2014 3035

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We take a look at Goliath: King of Shadow Valley from the Paws & Tales series today. This is a short story arc consisting of 5 episodes from the show which were repackaged into a stand-alone album. Goliath tells the story of PawPaw Chuck's early days in Wildwood. Also in this edition of the podcast we respond to some feedback from Michael, Richard and Darren. And we take a few moments to mention our 4th birthday! But before all of that, Roy gives another packed newscast.

ATC54: An Introduction to Old Time Radio

Sep 22, 2014 3681

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Today we dive into the topic of Old Time Radio. We give an introduction to this forerunner of modern audio drama and share some memories of our first exposure to these stories. We talk about some of our favorite shows, the various Adventures in Odyssey connections, as well as where you can get these Old Time Radio shows for yourself. Thanks to Austin Peachey for suggesting this topic.

ATC53: Review of Les Misérables from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Aug 25, 2014 2830

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We review Les Misérables from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre on this episode of this show. This is a fabulous audio drama adaptation of the classic novel by Victor Hugo featuring some stellar acting by Brian Blessed, Tony Robinson and Gina Beck, among others. We discuss some of our favorite moments in the program as well as play a short sample scene from the beginning of the drama. Also in this episode, Roy has another fabulous newscast and we address some listener feedback from Austin.

ATC52: Is A Full Cast Audiobook Still an Audio Drama?

Aug 11, 2014 3211

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We discuss the question of whether or not a full cast audiobook is the same thing as an audio drama production. As we go through our own thoughts on the issue, we weave in some feedback from Jerry Robbins from the Colonial Radio Theatre on the same topic. Jerry shared some writing samples with us that we decide to perform as an illustration. We also answer some questions from Christopher and Will. And for those of you who endure to the end...well...you'll just have to listen.

ATC51: Everything You Need to Know About The Odyssey Adventure Club with Bob Smithouser

Jul 28, 2014 2684

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Bob Smithouser joins us today to answer all of your questions about the Odyssey Adventure Club. Bob is one of the co-hosts of the Official Adventures in Odyssey podcast as well as the newly appointed OAC Producer. As you may know, the OAC is the premium membership club for Adventures in Odyssey fans. We also take this opportunity to chat with Bob about his first exposure to Odyssey, how he became the host of the Official AIO podcast as well as some of the characters he's voiced on Odyssey. We also announce the winners of our giveaway from episode 50 and address some listener feedback.

ATC50: Our Thoughts on the Future of AIO & A Look At the Past 49 Episodes

Jun 30, 2014 4687

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We break the mold for episode 50 and bring you an entirely different format for this show. At the request of you, the listener, we present a look back at some highlights from the previous 49 episodes. First we take a listen to 10 of our favorite guest moments from cast and crew members who have joined the show over the years; from Nathan Hoobler to Andre Stojka to Chuck Bolte and more. Next we play a reel of a few funny moments from the hosts. Then we dive into a discussion about our thoughts on the future of Adventures in Odyssey. We also share an update on our audio drama project, The Cross Maker, and play a bit of the opening scene. We then cap off the episode with the biggest giveaway in ATC history, thanks to some great partners.

ATC49: Review of The Candle in the Window from Lamplighter Theatre

May 26, 2014 2610

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The Candle in the Window is the third production in Lamplighter Theatre's 4th season. We share our thoughts and opinions on this audio drama which features Jess Harnell in multiple roles. We also highlight a few minutes of the Lamplighter Guild students' condensed version of The Candle in the Window. Roy has a jam-packed newscast and we also respond to feedback from Will, Richard and Samuel.

ATC48: Review of C.S. Lewis At War from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Apr 28, 2014 3489

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Focus on the Family Radio Theatre released C.S. Lewis At War: The Dramatic Story Behind Mere Christianity at the end of 2013 and that is our topic of discussion today. This audio drama is very different from any previous Radio Theatre production and while it may not appeal to younger listeners, we think that it is an amazing story that adults and teens will still find entertaining. Roy also has a newscast that is chock-full of Adventures in Odyssey news. And we check out some feedback from Jane and Christopher. Lastly, Andrew gives a review of the Odyssey Adventure Club.

ATC47: Review of The Brinkman Adventures - Season 2

Mar 31, 2014 3843

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Season 2 of The Brinkman Adventures is the topic of conversation in this episode. We really enjoyed the 12 episodes in the second season and we highly recommend that you check out this series. Also in this episode is a newscast from our resident newsman, Roy, as well as a snippet from a new audio drama from CreationWorks.

ATC46: Review of Jessica’s Journey from Lamplighter Theatre

Feb 24, 2014 2894

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We review Jessica's Journey from Lamplighter Theatre in today's episode. This is an absolutely captivating audio drama from the very first scene. It is based on two books by Hesba Stretton, Jessica's First Prayer and Jessica's Mother. We also share an update on our audio drama project, answer some questions posed by listener Christopher, Roy has a packed newscast and we get into a discussion about coffee.

ATC45: Review of The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty: Under Drake's Flag

Jan 27, 2014 2646

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Today we discuss Under Drake's Flag, the outstanding debut audio drama production in The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series from Heirloom Audio Productions. We highly recommend this drama and feel that it is one of the best audio drama productions we have ever heard. Under Drake's Flag has received high praise from many, including Glenn Beck, and is a drama we know you'll enjoy. We also read some listener feedback and Roy delivers a newscast that is chock-full of valuable information.

ATC44: Review of The Star Angel from The Colonial Radio Theatre

Dec 22, 2013 2356

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Today we discuss The Star Angel, a fabulously entertaining, Christmas musical from The Colonial Radio Theatre. This award winning production is the perfect audio drama for the holiday season and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Also in this episode is a discussion about new voices for familiar characters on Adventures in Odyssey, an update on our audio drama project and Roy's splendid newscast. And listener Cguy's question sparks a lively conversation to cap off this edition of the show.

ATC43: Talking Shop with Sound Designer Rob Jorgensen - Bonus Episode

Dec 16, 2013 2080

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Today's bonus episode features an informative conversation with sound designer, Rob Jorgensen of Rojo Creative Studios. Rob has done sound design and foley for Adventures in Odyssey, The Brinkman Adventures and Lamplighter Theatre to name a few. Rob shares how he got started in radio drama and audio production in general. He also talks about the crazy stuff he'll do to get the perfect sound effect; like testing out the sounds of shoes at the Goodwill or borrowing weight sets from his neighbor. Also in this episode, Nathan Hoobler tells us the reason for the episode title change in AIO #57 and JD talks about a Christmas themed Old Time Radio show called The Cinnamon Bear that is perfect to listen to with the whole family. NOTE: We had a few Skype issues that affected the audio a little bit.

ATC42: Review of Adventures in Odyssey Album 57: A Call To Something More

Nov 25, 2013 4513

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A Call To Something More, the 57th album from Adventures in Odyssey, is the topic of conversation for this episode. We give our thoughts on each episode and the album as a whole; even though our rating system seems to have no consistency. We also give an update on our own audio drama project, share some feedback from David, Aaron, Mark, and Jack. And of course, Roy gets us current with another newscast.

ATC41: Interview with AIO Get In The Show Contest Winner, Shona Kennedy - Bonus Episode

Nov 11, 2013 1086

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In today's bonus episode we chat with Shona Kennedy, winner of the Adventures in Odyssey Get in the Show contest. Shona is featured in AIO album 57: A Call To Something More in the 3-part episode titled Life Expectancy. JD, Roy and Andrew talk with Shona about her work in community theater, some of her favorite Odyssey episodes and her feelings at the announcement of the winner of GITS. She also shares her experiences in the studio with the other Odyssey actors and how her mother was able to participate in the episode as well.

ATC40: Review of Titus: A Comrade of the Cross from Lamplighter Theatre

Oct 28, 2013 3000

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We take a look at the Season 4 premiere from Lamplighter Theatre today, a production called Titus: A Comrade of the Cross. Once again the Lamplighter team delivers an outstanding production. We also talk about the Top 100 Adventures in Odyssey episodes according to one blogger, share the winner of the Jonathan Park giveaway, check out feedback from you, the listener; and the newscast features some exciting stuff in the world of audio drama.

ATC39: Behind The Scenes of Jonathan Park The Whispering Sphinx with Writers Duane and Andrew Riffenburgh - Bonus Episode

Oct 14, 2013 2293

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Today's bonus episode features a conversation between Duane Riffenburgh and Andrew Riffenburgh, the writers of Jonathan Park Volume 9: The Whispering Sphinx. Duane and Andrew share lots of behind the scenes information about the Jonathan Park series. They share how they first became a part of the JP team and give us a look into their process for script writing. Additionally, the Riffenburghs talk about acting, doing character voices, sound design and foley, as well as the importance of music in an audio drama production.

ATC38: Review of Jonathan Park Volume 9 - The Whispering Sphinx

Sep 30, 2013 3543

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Today we take an in depth look at Volume 9 in the Jonathan Park audio drama series called The Whispering Sphinx. This is an incredibly action-filled 12 episode album that is packed with valuable information along with the entertainment. We highly recommend you check out the Jonathan Park series. Also in this episode is another newscast from Roy, listener feedback from Will and Austin, and we tell you how you can win a copy of The Whispering Sphinx courtesy of Vision Forum and Audio Theatre Central.

ATC37: Phil Lollar Shares About Iliad House - Bonus Episode

Sep 9, 2013 2042

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This bonus episode features an interview with Phil Lollar, the creative genius behind Adventures in Odyssey, Jungle Jam & Friends and, most recently, Iliad House. JD chats with Phil about Odyssey, Kid's Corner and how he approaches the development of a series. Phil also gives a behind the scenes look at the origins of Iliad House, the new audio drama series. Additionally, he shares a few of the characters we'll meet, what we can expect from the series, and a glimpse at what is in store after the Kickstarter campaign has ended. Be sure to back the Kickstarter campaign if you are able to do so. Let's make it known that we support family friendly audio drama.

ATC36: Review of Passages: Darien's Rise

Aug 26, 2013 2783

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The topic at hand for this episode is the special edition Adventures in Odyssey episodes entitled Passages: Darien's Rise, adapted from the book by Paul McCusker. We discuss this great audio drama production and go over its high and low points. Roy delivers a splendid newscast, we share some listener feedback, and we also feature a "micro-drama" which was produced by Austin Peachey of the AIO Blog.

ATC35: A Chat with Chuck Bolte, the Voice of George Barclay

Jul 29, 2013 3091

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In this episode we present an interview with Chuck Bolte, former Executive Producer and actor on Adventures in Odyssey. Most fans will recognize him as the voice of George Barclay. JD and Andrew met up with Chuck at a coffee shop and discussed his work as a producer on the series and, of course, his amazing portrayal of George Barclay for many years. Roy delivers a great AIO related newscast and lastly we all discuss some of our favorite Barclay family episodes. Also, stay tuned after the credits for some bonus content from Chuck!

ATC34: Review of At the Back Of The North Wind

Jun 24, 2013 2444

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Today JD, Roy and Andrew discuss and review At The Back Of The North Wind from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre. This is a fantastic audio drama adaptation of the classic novel by George MacDonald. We also share some feedback from Jerry Robbins at The Colonial Radio Theatre regarding our review of The Prince And The Pauper. And of course, Roy fills us in with a newscast. NOTE: There is a bit of background noise in this episode which was due partly to an error on my part and partly to the fact that it's too hot in Arizona in the summer to record without the A/C running. I hope this doesn't detract from your enjoyment of the content. Thanks! -JD

ATC33: Review of The Prince and the Pauper from The Colonial Radio Theatre

May 27, 2013 2222

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Today we review The Prince and the Pauper from The Colonial Radio Theatre. This is a superb audio drama that stays true to the original work by Mark Twain. We'll be sharing more about The Colonial Radio Theatre in upcoming episodes as they are producing some really top quality productions. We also share some listener feedback and some of your iTunes reviews. Roy also has another stupendous newscast to keep you up to date on all that's happening in the world of family friendly audio drama.

ATC32: The Brinkman Adventures - Season 1 Review & Ian Bultman Interview

May 6, 2013 4756

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This edition of the podcast features information about a new audio drama series called The Brinkman Adventures. Not only do we review all 12 episodes from season one, but we also interview Ian Bultman, the writer, producer and creator of the series. Ian shares the back story of how the series started as well as some information on what is coming up in the next two seasons. Roy also has tons of updates in his newscast and we go through a stack of feedback from you guys!

ATC31: Lamplighter Theatre Update with John Fornof

Apr 14, 2013 1654

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In this bonus episode of Audio Theatre Central we take some time to give you a newscast, go through some listener feedback, and have a great conversation with John Fornof, producer, writer and director of Lamplighter Theatre. John shares some fabulous behind the scenes information on the most recent London recording sessions and also shares some of the back story of the birth of the Lamplighter Guild. John also gives ATC listeners some exclusive news that you won't get anywhere else!

ATC30: The Adventures of Harry Nile & Larry Albert Interview

Mar 25, 2013 4121

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In this packed episode of Audio Theatre Central, we introduce you to a fabulous audio drama series called The Adventures of Harry Nile which is produced by Jim French Productions. This is a detective adventure series in the style of Old Time Radio shows such as Richard Diamond, Sam Spade, and Philip Marlowe. We also welcome Larry Albert, the actor who plays Harry Nile, to the show to share about the origins of the series as well as his own thoughts on the character. Roy brings us up to date with his newscast and then we share listener feedback from Nathan, Jeremy, and Gabriel.

ATC29: AIO #56 The Grand Design Review

Feb 25, 2013 4774

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In today's episode of ATC, we take a look at Adventures in Odyssey's album 56 The Grand Design. We also go through some great listener feedback, Roy has a packed newscast, and we share an announcement about a new project we'll be working on.

ATC28: Review of Oliver Twist from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Jan 28, 2013 3298

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In this first episode of 2013, JD, Roy and Andrew review the amazing Focus on the Family Radio Theatre production of Oliver Twist (after consuming some doughnuts and a Wodfamchocsod each). This is an epic, near 6 hour long audio drama that is masterfully written and directed by Paul McCusker. In addition to this review, the guys read a pile of feedback messages from listeners. And as always, Roy offers up a stupendous newscast and Andrew shares that he is now a married man. Listen in for all the fun!

ATC27: Audio Drama for Christmas

Dec 17, 2012 885

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In today's edition of the podcast we break from normal programming and instead of reviews and interviews we bring you a listing of our top favorite Christmas themed audio dramas. These are great productions from all the top audio drama producers. We also play some audio feedback from listener Elizabeth, after which we wish you all a very Merry Christmas! We also would like information on where we can get a copy of the fabulous Christmas audio drama called Treasures of the Snow, based on the novel by Patricia St. John. If you know where it can be found please let us know. Links for all the audio dramas we mentioned can be found below. Merry Christmas!

ATC26: Jonathan Park - The Copper Scroll Review & Pat Roy Interview

Nov 26, 2012 4101

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And we're back with another packed episode of Audio Theatre Central; this time it's back to normal programming. We review Volume 8 of the Jonathan Park drama series which is titled The Copper Scroll. We also interview Pat Roy, the co-creator, writer, director and producer for the Jonathan Park series. Roy also brings us an abbreviated newscast as news is a bit slim right now. You'll also hear two short samples from The Copper Scroll album.

ATC25: Live from the Adventures in Odyssey 25th Birthday Party & Get In The Show Finale

Nov 12, 2012 3500

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In this special bonus episode of ATC, JD travels to Colorado Springs, Colorado (80995) to cover the live Adventures in Odyssey event. The event was the culmination of the Get in the Show contest and featured the Top 3 finalists auditioning with a few of the Odyssey actors. There was a lot going on at this amazing event and JD tried to capture the feeling of being there as much as possible through audio and this episode is the result. We were able to get some fan reactions to the event as well as their thoughts on favorite characters, etc. JD was also able to get interviews with all three of the AIO actors who were there; Katie Leigh, Zach Callison, and Andre Stojka, the voices of Connie Kendall, Matthew Parker, and John Avery Whittaker! We're also going to get to hear from writer/director Nathan Hoobler as well as a conversation with the owner of the world's largest AIO collection from OdysseyFan.com!

ATC24: Review of Pride And Prejudice from LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air

Oct 29, 2012 2319

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Today we take a look at the most recent production from LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air, an adaptation of the novel Pride and Prejudice. LifeHouse continues to amaze with great dramas! Roy also shares another newscast and we tell you how you can win an autographed copy of Jonathan Park - Volume 8, The Copper Scroll, courtesy of Audio Theatre Central and Vision Forum Ministries! We also share some great feedback from listener Nathan.

ATC23: Review of The White Gypsy from Lamplighter Theatre

Sep 24, 2012 2666

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Today we celebrate two years of ATC by reviewing The White Gypsy; another tremendous audio drama from Lamplighter Theatre! Andrew also shares some exciting news from his life and Roy brings us an informative newscast. No interviews this time, but laughter abounds in this episode so hopefully it'll put a smile on your face.

ATC22: David "Jave" Griffin Interview & Paul McCusker Interview

Aug 27, 2012 4175

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We are thrilled to be joined on the show today by two fantastic guests! First we have a great conversation with Jave Griffin (also known as David Griffin), the voice of Jimmy Barclay on Adventures in Odyssey. We chat about his work on AIO and about a new audio drama that he is creating called Edwin & The Orbs. And if that wasn't enough we also have a great interview with Paul McCusker about the upcoming Radio Theatre production of Oliver Twist! We also share some listener feedback. But as always, Roy kicks things off with an informative newscast.

ATC21: Review of The Misadventures of Tom Sawyer from LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air

Jul 30, 2012 1901

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Today we take a look at The Misadventures of Tom Sawyer from LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air. This is a great adaptation of the 1876 novel by Mark Twain. Roy also brings us up to date with his newscast and we share some listener feedback from Jack and Victoria.

ATC20: Sir Knight of the Splendid Way Review & Mark Hamby Interview

Jun 25, 2012 4167

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In this edition of the show we have a fantastic time reviewing Lamplighter Theatre's Sir Knight of the Splendid Way. This is an absolutely phenomenal audio drama that you must hear! We also are thrilled to be joined on the show by Lamplighter Theatre's Executive Producer, Mark Hamby for an information packed interview and we share some listener feedback as well. But before all of that kicks off, Roy delivers a great newscast.

ATC19: AIO #55 The Deep End Review

May 28, 2012 4019

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On today's show we dive into "The Deep End" and review Adventures in Odyssey album #55. We go through all 12 episodes and then share some listener feedback. Our newscaster, Roy, also has a newscast that is brimming with news about family friendly audio drama! NOTE: We apologize for any background noise you may hear in this episode. We are into the hot season in Arizona and we had to keep the A/C running.

ATC18: Jonathan Park - The Voyage Beyond Review

Apr 30, 2012 3442

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This time the focus of the show is the Jonathan Park series of audio dramas. The three of us are new to this series, but we jump in and review the most recent album Jonathan Park Volume VII - The Voyage Beyond. As always, Roy brings us up to date with a newscast. And, of course, the show is sprinkled with a typical dose of humor and wisecracks.

ATC17: Hiding In Plain Sight Review & More Mailroom

Mar 26, 2012 2811

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This episode picks up in the mailroom. We had so much mail last time that we couldn't get through it all. After the mail, we jump into our review of LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air's production entitled Hiding In Plain Sight. This is a great audio drama that you won't want to miss out on. Finally, we cap off the show with Roy offering up the obligatory newscast. (And a fine job he did too.)

ATC16: Review of Teddy's Button from Lamplighter Theatre & Mailroom Visit

Feb 28, 2012 2955

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Today, Roy delivers a stellar newscast, we review Lamplighter Theatre's stellar production, Teddy's Button, and then we head down to the mailroom to read mail from our stellar listeners. Of course that is an over-simplification of this stellar episode so you'll just have to listen to it to experience it for yourself.

ATC15: AIO #54 Clanging Cymbals... Review

Feb 11, 2012 3560

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We return after our hiatus with (almost) a full hour of ATC goodness. Or something like that. Anyway, we give our opinions on Adventures in Odyssey Album #54 Clanging Cymbals...And the Meaning of God's Love, we share how we voted in the Album 54 Avery Awards, we tell about the forthcoming ATC Playlist (a list of essential audio dramas on a road trip), and Roy offers up an outstanding newscast.

ATC14: Birthday Celebration with Special Guests - Part 2

Nov 10, 2011 2682

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Today's episode of Audio Theatre Central is again all play and no work as we continue to just have a good time chatting with a couple of other Adventures in Odyssey fans. Kevin McCreary of The Ceiling Fan Podcast and the Adventures in Odyssey ScoopCast and Austin Peachey from the Adventures in Odyssey Blog join us to simply talk about AIO. This episode is the second part of our conversation with Kevin and Austin. Check out episode 13 to hear the interview portion of our discussion. Episode 14 is our last episode of 2011. We'll see you next year!

ATC13: Birthday Celebration with Special Guests - Part 1

Oct 20, 2011 3460

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Today's episode of Audio Theatre Central is all play and no work. We don't review anything, we don't do a newscast; we just have a good time interviewing a couple of other Adventures in Odyssey fans. Kevin McCreary of The Ceiling Fan Podcast and the Adventures in Odyssey ScoopCast and Austin Peachey from the Adventures in Odyssey Blog join us to tell us a little about how they started in the AIO online fan community. This episode is part one of our conversation with Kevin and Austin. Next time we have more fun just talking about our favorite show in the world, Adventures in Odyssey! Check out episode 14 to hear this discussion.

ATC12: Radio Theatre's The Secret Garden Review

Aug 29, 2011 2675

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On today's edition of the Audio Theatre Central podcast the guys review Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's The Secret Garden. They also play a promo that tells what is coming up in Season 3 of Lamplighter Theatre and they also give a heads-up on what you can expect in the next episode of the show as they celebrate the 1st anniversary of ATC! And as always, Roy has the latest news for us.

ATC11: Job: A Modern Man Review & Wayne Scott Interview

Jul 31, 2011 3061

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Today the guys introduce you to LifeHouse Theater On-The-Air, an audio drama production company that they recently discovered. They also interview Wayne Scott, the president of LifeHouse Theater, to give you some background on the company. Then JD, Roy, and Andrew share their comments and opinions on Job: A Modern Man, one of the dramas released by LifeHouse Theater. And of course, Roy has the latest news for us.

ATC10: The Green Ring Conspiracy Review

Jun 27, 2011 4411

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In this episode, JD, Roy, and Andrew review Adventures in Odyssey Album 53: The Green Ring Conspiracy. They give their opinions on character development, the plot, themes, and highlights of this latest season of AIO. Prior to the review, Roy brings us up to date in the world of family audio dramas. After the discussion the guys stop by the mailroom to read some listener feedback.

ATC9: Lamplighter Theatre Season 2 Review & Mark Hamby and John Fornof Interview

May 30, 2011 5052

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In today’s episode JD, Roy, and Andrew review Buried In The Snow, the final drama from Season 2 of Lamplighter Theatre. The stellar newscaster, Roy, has another stellar newscast. And then JD interviews Mark Hamby and John Fornof, the Executive Producer and Producer, for Lamplighter Theatre. They discuss the Lamplighter Guild, some of the aspects of creating an audio drama, as well as some specific info on Lamplighter’s Season 2.

ATC8: Bonhoeffer-The Cost of Freedom Review & The Story of Little Tree

Apr 25, 2011 2622

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In this episode of Audio Theatre Central, JD, Roy, and Andrew review Focus on the Family Radio Theatre’s drama Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom. This audio drama was written by Paul McCusker and was the recipient of a Peabody Award. The guys also mention a great Easter story for children called The Story of Little Tree. This musical is a fun as well as thought-provoking drama that will especially appeal to younger listeners. And of course, Roy has another newscast that contains some breaking news.

ATC7: Lamplighter Theatre Season 2 Review & Jess Harnell Interview

Mar 28, 2011 3125

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This time on ATC, we discuss the first three dramas from Lamplighter Theatre’s Season 2, The Robber’s Cave, The Boy of Mount Rhigi, and The Wanderer. But first, Roy delivers his obligatory newscast. Then we share a recorded interview between John Fornof, producer for Lamplighter Theatre, and Jess Harnell, the voice of Finnian Jones.

ATC6: Father Gilbert - A Soul In Torment Review & Paul McCusker Interview

Feb 28, 2011 2955

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Today we take a look at Focus on the Family’s production, A Soul in Torment, which is the first Father Gilbert Mystery and was just aired on stations across the country. But prior to that, Roy gives us some Top 3 updates. Then we are joined by Paul McCusker (who wrote the Father Gilbert stories) to discuss A Soul In Torment, the Father Gilbert stories in general, and Adventures in Odyssey. Then we make the journey to the mail room for some listener mail.

ATC5: Review of Adventures in Odyssey Album 52: Cause And Effect

Jan 31, 2011 3819

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In this episode we review all 12 episodes of Adventures in Odyssey’s most recent release, Album 52: Cause & Effect. But first, Roy fills us in with all the latest Top 3 news. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC4: Review of Pilgrim's Progress: Similitude of a Dream from Spirit Blade Productions & Paeter Frandsen Interview

Dec 27, 2010 2584

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Roy brings lots of news for the Top 3 on this episode. JD, Roy, & Andrew also introduce you to the Spirit Blade Productions' drama called Pilgrim's Progress: Similitude of a Dream, which is, of course, based on the John Bunyan classic. This is the first part in a series which will cover the entire story of Pilgrim's Progress with a bit of a sci-fi twist. We also interview Paeter Frandsen, the founder of Spirit Blade Productions and writer/director of Pilgrim's Progress. UPDATE: We need to correct something that we said during the review. We mentioned that the name for God in Pilgrim's Progress, "The Absolute", was also used in the Spirit Blade Trilogy. That is, in fact, not correct. The name for God that is used in the Spirit Blade Trilogy is "The Only." Thanks for catching our mistake, Paeter! -JD What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC3: Review of The Shepherds' Prayer & Paul McCusker Interview

Nov 28, 2010 2971

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Roy does another newscast and we review The Shepherd's Prayer, an audio drama based on the book by Richard M. Barry. This is a great Christmas story that we highly recommend. Also, JD interviews Paul McCusker and they discuss Focus on the Family Radio Theatre. And then we traipse down to the mail room to read some listener's letters. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC2: Nathan Hoobler Interview & Review of The Screwtape Letters from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

Oct 25, 2010 2983

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News of the Top 3 from Roy, review of Focus on the Family Radio Theatre's dramatization of The Screwtape Letters, and a great interview with Nathan Hoobler; writer, director and producer for Adventures in Odyssey. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC1: Mark Hamby Interview & Review of Season One of Lamplighter Theatre

Sep 27, 2010 3138

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Roy delivers a superb newscast, we review all seven productions of Season One of Lamplighter Theatre, and we have a fascinating interview with Mark Hamby, Executive Producer of Lamplighter Theatre. What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770 audiotheatrecentral.com/contact

ATC0: Introduction

Sep 14, 2010 130

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This episode is an introduction to the new Audio Theatre Central podcast. We will introduce ourselves, go over the topics we will discuss and give an overview of what you can expect from this show.