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Caption: Tonya Pinkins
Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a VA hospital clerk, as a World War II veteran (David Margulies) and the young daughter of an Iraqi vet overc...

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
Caption: Lynette Freeman
WAKING UP by Cori Thomas juxtaposes an American urbanite and an African villager’s triumph over breast cancer. It features Lynnette R. Freeman and ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 18:02
Caption: Zach Appelman
In Christmas Breaks by Patrick Gabridge, a young man surprises his girlfriend with some curve ball gifts. Featuring Zach Appleman (War Horse and "S...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 15:57
Caption: Lucy DeVito
Two short plays about teenagers facing their futures. With summer imminent, they look ahead with anxiety, optimism, resignation, possibility. In th...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Nov 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jerry Stiller
Comedians Jerry Stiller and Bob Dishy carry on as they play two old friends visiting a new holocaust museum. Written by Pulitzer Prize nominated Al...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 15:10
Caption: Aidan Quinn
A teacher (Aidan Quinn) who's home sick receives a visitation from an Irish sprite (Geraldine Hughes) - and an out-of-this-world proposal. Followed...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 25:46
Caption: Michael Urie
Michael Urie, Harriet Harris and a great ensemble of actors star in three short plays about love and marriage. A couple celebrates their 24th anniv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mamie Gummer
In our first short play, three bridge-and-tunnel construction workers reveal secret pasts over their lunch pails. In the second - on the cusp of Wo...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: William Jackson Harper
Lascivious bees swarm a young woman’s Upper West Side apartment. Two vultures have a bone to pick with Saint Francis. Playing on Air’s newest episo...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rosie Perez, Credit: Rob Northway
John Leguizamo, Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale star in CRAZY EIGHTS by David Lindsay-Abaire (Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner). Two recovering drug ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, New Hampshire Public Radio, and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jane Krakowski
Jane Krakowski and Lois Smith star in short plays by Christopher Durang (Tony winner) and Beth Henley (Pulitzer Prize winner). In Henley's REPORT O...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Audra McDonald, Credit: Autumn de Wilde
Aidan Quinn, Audra McDonald and Tonya Pinkins star in shorts by John Patrick Shanley (Oscar, Pulitzer, Tony winner) and Lynn Nottage (Pulitzer Priz...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This fantastical piece of short audio fiction is a literary experience your listeners will not forget, a unique form of digital literature. The Do...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 11:04
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A short story written by UK based writer David Glass and produced by Brian Bahouth - words, sounds and music ...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
Two plays starring Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Asner, Adam Driver and Kathleen Turner - one about a dog, and one about a cat. A deposed dictator's beloved ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, WMPG, KUT, and KZYX


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This Chinese-American novelist, perhaps best known for her book, "Joy Luck Club," takes readers to Shanghai and its International Settlement where ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 19, 2013
  • Length: 10:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liv Rooth
A trio of short plays from a master of the medium, David Ives. First, in SURE THING, a chance meeting between strangers in a coffee shop could lea...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
Three short plays. A LITTLE PART OF ALL OF US with Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha: in Jesse Eisenberg’s satirical short, a young man displays hi...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Amy Ryan
Three short plays, with Amy Ryan, Michael Stuhlbarg and others. In SKIN, romance sparks at the college health clinic, and a student sings in Bengal...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, Oregon Public Broadcasting, XRAY.fm, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Olympia Dukakis
Three short plays. THERE YOU ARE, featuring Oscar Winner Olympia Dukakis, is about two women who meet at an outdoor concert and pursue the relation...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, KZYX, WCAI / WNAN, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Winner of the Booker Prize, former teacher and one of Ireland’s most famous authors, Roddy talks about his last book in a trilogy, "The Last Republ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 10, 2013
  • Length: 10:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jerry Stiller
A celebration of theater people in three short plays. In TONY winner Christopher Durang's witty MRS. SORKEN, a wacky theater devotee gets her chan...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Jan 10, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lynnette Freeman
Three short plays. In TWO JEWISH MEN IN THEIR SEVENTIES, comedians Jerry Stiller and Bob Dishy carry on as they play two old friends visiting a new...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Jan 10, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jerry Stiller
Two short plays. In I'M WITH YA, DUKE, Duke, Jerry Stiller plays a fruit vendor mouthing off about Brooklyn these days, impending surgery, and the ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KUNM


  • Added: Jan 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chris Cooper
Two short plays. Oscar winner Chris Cooper and multiple Emmy winner Margo Martindale star in BITE THE HAND directed by Tony winner, John Rando. Ton...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, KAZU, KUNM, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2012
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 6