OTHER FREE AUDIO THEATER SITES
ONE ACT audio theater offers FREE streaming original audio theater with no log-ins and no pop ups -- an excellent selection of original, professional quality audio productions including mysteries, crime thrillers, sci fi, and classic fare like Sherlock Holmes and Three Skeleton Key. Downloadable mp3 files are also available for a nominal charge -- about two bucks. These guys are da bomb!
WIRELESS THEATER COMPANY offers FREE downloadable audio theater with streaming previews. Genres include drama, comedy, musicals, short plays and stories. The production quality is excellent but the free downloadable files are a little hard to find. Go to the "Our Plays" page, click on a genre (on the left), click on the icon for a particular play, then scroll to the bottom of the page for preview and download arrows.
THE SONIC SOCIETY posts audio theater from around the globe on its website and showcases it in an unusual way-- through a weekly radio program broadcast out of bustling, downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Click on the name of the show, then scroll down to the bottom of the page to stream the show.
The AUDIO DRAMA DIRECTORY is a veritable smorgasbord of FREE audio theater from theater companies around the world. The site is free, easy to navigate, and sectioned into genres including comedy, mystery, thriller, action, drama, horror, sci fi -- you name it! They even have categories for Modern Audio Novels and Old Time Radio. The site links you directly to the websites containing the free shows -- a GREAT way to get a taste of what's going on out there in the audio theater world.
RADIO DRAMA REVIVAL is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring the best of contemporary audio drama (work produced after the Golden Age of Radio).
CAPTAIN RADIO IN THE 5TH DIMENSION offers unrestricted free access to multiple audio drama/comedy channels. New at the site is a Coming Attractions! feed regularly updated so audio drama fans know what productions are in the works or have recently premiered. Also, catch Captain Radio's audio reviews each week on the Radio Drama Revival podcast.
Audio Author (Mike Murphy) is the Neil Simon of audio theater -- a prolific writer of modern audio dramas including the Strange Stories and Jim Nolan, Private Eye series. Mike Murphy audio dramas span the entire dramatic spectrum to include, science fiction, thrillers , drama, and horror. His scripts have been produced by a host of production companies (Misfits Audio Productions, Precarious Audio Theater, and Shoestring Radio Theater) to name but a few. Washington Audio Theater was honored to produce That's Life! -- an original audio play by Mike Murphy. Check out other Mike Murphy "originals" at: Audio Author Links to Audio