meet_john_doe_smallerWelcome in the New Year with the Studio@620 WMNF Live Radio Theatre Project! The radio players will present “John Doe” by Michael Bettencourt, “Family Man” by Paul Wilborn, and the latest chapter in the ongoing series “The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin, Cabaret Detective” by Matt Cowley and Paul Wilborn. Come be part of the live studio audience and watch our actors read LIVE ON AIR complete with traditional sound effects on Monday January 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Fun for all ages! Pay what you can at the door.

“John Doe” by Michael Bettencourt
Radio adaptation of 1941 movie “Meet John Doe” is still relevant to today about a newspaper running a scam to increase circulation by creating a fictional John Doe, an Everyman who threatens to jump off City Hall to protest the world’s injustices. The protest attracts national attention. It all concludes at City Hall on Christmas Eve. (About 30 minutes.)

“The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin, Cabaret Detective #3” by Matt Cowley and Paul Wilborn
The popular series written by and for RTP Live! Ensemble features murder, music, mayhem and plenty of sound effects on the streets and in the politics and of St Petersburg. Don’t miss any of the cliff hanger episodes!

“Family Man” by Paul Wilborn A depressed, recently divorced man tries to rebuild his life, but finds it difficult.

Keep up with all the latest RTP happenings, visit RTP Live! atwww.radiotheatreproject.org

Performance Podcasts can be found at www.radiosoundstage.com

Listen On Air during the Soundstage program, aired at 9pm Sundays on WMNF-88.5 HD 3 www.wmnf.org/listen

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Come out to the Studio@620 Monday, December 16 at 7pm, for the next live performance of the Radio Theatre Project.


This month’s show will feature:

The Plot to Overthrow Christmas by Norman Corwin, adapted by Richard Fish and directed by Rich Rice

A Christmas Special that Overrules a Horrendous Plot. “The Plot to Overthrow Christmas” is a 2008 retelling of a treasure from the golden age of radio by Norman Corwin and the CBS Columbia Workshop. Although it pre-dates Dr Seuss by many years, there certainly is a marked similarity of style. This 35 minute romp of rhyming verse introduces us to Nero violining in hell and co-opted into a plot to assassinate Santa Claus. Except Santa Claus is not all as it seems, and sometimes the cold can do more to warm the heart than the flames of hell…

Another Merry Christmas written and directed by Jim Wicker

Santa returns home from his annual trip around the world delivering gifts, but this year he lacks his usual enthusiasm. It seems the troubles of the world are weighing on Santa’s mind, leaving him less jolly than usual. Can Santa’s personal assistant, the elf Izzy, help him regain his Christmas spirit?

Noel!!  Noel!! The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin, Cabaret Detective written by Paul Wilborn and Matt Cowley.


What can happen next? Murder, Mayhem and St Petersburg’s elite meet up in the second season of the popular series written for and by RTP Live! in cliff hanger episodes with cabaret music and stunning sound effects. Don’t miss a single month


Christmas cabaret ! Sing-a-Long and Gifts of RTP Live!

RTP Live! will get you in the Holiday spirit with gifts ,treats  & songs 

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The Studio@620 WMNF Radio Theatre Project celebrates the official opening of its fifth season on Monday November 18th at 7 PM. Don’t miss the return of *“The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin, Cabaret Detective”* and *“The Last Radio Drama”*. Be part of the live studio audience and watch the magic of the Foley artist as the sound effects are created before your very eyes! Come join in on the fun!
Performances begin at 7:00 PM

Pay what you will at the door.

This months program will include “The Last Radio Drama”, by Ludy Marvin Wilkie, Directed by Jim Wicker.

“The Last Radio Drama” is a play about actors in a 1950s radio soap opera who face the cancellation of their show as radio loses audience to television. We’ll hear scenes from the soap and scenes of the company’s attempts to save the show.

Ludy Marvin Wilkie, playwright, is a retired radio newscaster. In 1984 Wilkie received the Roy Hardee Award from the NC broadcast bureau of the Associated Press and later served on their Board of Directors. Now retired, Wilkie devotes all of his time to playwriting in his hometown of Shelby, NC where he is the founder and secretary of the Directors of the Greater Shelby (NC) Community Theatre.

Also there will be an installment of “The Continuing Adventures of Noel Berlin, Cabaret Detective”, by Paul Wilborn and Matt Cowley. The second season of the popular series features the ensemble members in cliff hanger episodes set in St Petersburg with cabaret music and stunning sound effects. Don’t miss a single month!

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