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Re-Imagined Radio | The Fall of the City

Re-Imagined Radio pays tribute to The Columbia Workshop, perhaps the most important American anthology radio program and its mission to explore and present new forms of radio storytelling. The Willamette Radio Workshop performs Archibald MacLeish’s “The Fall of the City” which follows the collapse of a city under an unnamed dictator and the ambiguous relationship …

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Re-Imagined Radio | Lucille Fletcher Tribute

Re-Imagined Radio pays tribute to Women’s History Month, women in radio, and specifically Lucille Fletcher, a superb female radio storyteller, writer of “The Hitch-Hiker” and “Sorry, Wrong Number.” Our re-imagined adaptation of both dramas presented by The Voices proves the appeal and power of radio storytelling to engage listeners’ imaginations. LOTS more information, behind the …

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Re-Imagined Radio | Destination Freedom

Re-Imagined Radio pays tribute to Black History Month and Destination Freedom (1948-1950), a radio series that dramatized the democratic traditions and cultural contributions of Black Americans, and, in the process, provided foothold for the later civil and human rights movements. For this episode, “Destination Freedom Tribute,” we sample from original episodes of Destination Freedom to …

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A Radio Christmas Sampler

Re-Imagined Radio celebrates the Christmas holidays with selections from Christmas episodes of radio programs like Suspense, Rocky Fortune, The Damon Runyon Theatre, The Jack Benny Program, Bing Crosby and The Kraft Music Hall, Vic and Sade, and the 2020 recorded performance of “A Radio Christmas Carol” by Metropolitan Performing Arts. Since 2013 Re-Imagined Radio has …

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Re-Imagined Radio presents Dracula

Re-Imagined Radio reprises a 2018 live recorded performance by Metropolitan Performing Arts actors and other community volunteers at Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver, Washington. All new sound effects and ambiences designed to send delightful shivers up your spine. Dracula, the legendary novel by Bram Stoker, first published in 1897, is considered one of the greatest …

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Re-Imagined Radio | Hiro & Liling and The Martian Death March

Re-Imagined Radio presents The Willamette Radio Workshop, Portland, Oregon, performing two short radio dramas, “Hiro & Liling,” by Kristina Jones, an original performance, and “The Martian Death March,” by Ernest Kinoy, an episode from Dimension X and X Minus One. Both are directed by Sam A. Mowry. Inspired by Japanese folklore, possibly the story of …

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