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Moonbase Theta, Out

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Moonbase Theta, Out – a queer emotional sci-fi audio drama by D.J. Sylvis. It is 2098. The Moonbase program has been determined unprofitable. The last base, Theta, is twenty weeks from being decommissioned. Most of the crew is in stasis awaiting retrieval. Five remain – Roger Bragado-Fischer, Nessa Cheong, Ashwini Ray, Michell L’Anglois, and Wilder. Join the crew of Moonbase Theta as they reach out to share the beauty, the isolation and frustration, the love and enmity, the humour, and the tragedy, as all count down to the operation’s end.

Location:

United States

Description:

Moonbase Theta, Out – a queer emotional sci-fi audio drama by D.J. Sylvis. It is 2098. The Moonbase program has been determined unprofitable. The last base, Theta, is twenty weeks from being decommissioned. Most of the crew is in stasis awaiting retrieval. Five remain – Roger Bragado-Fischer, Nessa Cheong, Ashwini Ray, Michell L’Anglois, and Wilder. Join the crew of Moonbase Theta as they reach out to share the beauty, the isolation and frustration, the love and enmity, the humour, and the tragedy, as all count down to the operation’s end.

Language:

English

Contact:

4166067247


Episodes

MTO S4 - Episode 7: "On the Same Page"

1/22/2023
Nima and Elio visit a new facility in the NAC; the Enclave Officer makes contact; there’s a reunion on Moonbase Theta Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/12/mto-s4-e7-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Becca Marcus, Corey Spruill, Serena Rahal, Tom Zalatnai, Dalia Ramahi, Leslie Gideon, D.J. Sylvis, Robin Howell, Glory Duda, Kristi Boulton, David S. Dear, Anjali Kunapaneni, and Dallas Wheatley. Written by D.J. Sylvis; Cass McPhee is our...

Duration:00:35:00

MTO S4 - Episode 6: "Tell You How I'm Feeling"

1/8/2023
Repairs of various types are attempted; Wilder sings; Tumnus asks Roger for advice on her big project Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/12/mto-s4-e6-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Tina Daniels, Jen Ponton, Cass McPhee, Cat Blackard, Terry Hannah-Drullard, and Leeman Kessler. Written by D.J. Sylvis; Cass McPhee is our audio engineer. Our theme music is “Star” by the band Ramp; music for the intro segment is "Extra Real News," by...

Duration:00:32:51

MTO S4 - Episode 5: "A Bear Without a Head"

12/25/2022
Jaxon escapes his responsibilities thanks to Ashwini and a message from an old friend; in the NAC, Nima and Elio take the dogs for a walk; Roger receives an unexpected call. Content Warning - Significant emotional distress (discussed and in action), overwhelming situations Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/11/mto-s4-e5-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Cole Burkhardt, Journee LaFond, Tau Zaman, Tina Daniels, Elissa Park, David S. Dear, Becca Marcus,...

Duration:00:34:43

MTO S4 - Episode 4: "Origin Story"

12/11/2022
Tumnus has important discussions about the future; Michell attempts to make a few connections. Content Warning - Alcohol overindulgence Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/11/mto-s4-e4-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Tau Zaman, Jen Ponton, Tina Daniels, Lisette Alvarez, Hazel Stapp, Cass McPhee, Anna Godfrey, Rissa Montañez, Alicia Atkins, and Anjali Kunapaneni. Written by D.J. Sylvis; Cass McPhee is our audio engineer. Our theme...

Duration:00:37:32

MTO Presents: Midnight Burger

12/4/2022
A special between-episodes bonus for you! We're thrilled to present the first episode of Midnight Burger, an audio drama about a diner at the end – and somehow the beginning – of the universe. Episode transcript here: https://www.weopenatsix.com/transcripts.html Intro transcript: Hi folks! Deej here, writer slash producer slash just about everything else on the show at one point or another - here to bring you one of our between-weeks episode swaps, where we introduce you to a show that we...

Duration:00:40:01

MTO S4 - Episode 3: "Find The Loopholes"

11/27/2022
Maria struggles to coordinate the efforts of the near-side Bases; on Earth, the Enclave Officer’s plot thickens. Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/11/mto-s4-e3-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Jen Ponton, Cass McPhee, Cat Blackard, Leeman Kessler, NayMyo Win, Beccy Stirrup, Anna Godfrey, Rissa Montañez, D.J. Sylvis, Robin Howell, and Glory Duda. Written by D.J. Sylvis; Cass McPhee is our audio engineer. Our theme music is “Star” by...

Duration:00:28:21

MTO Presents: Give Me Away

11/20/2022
A special bonus episode: Give Me Away, episode 1, from our friends at Gideon Media! Episode transcript and show info are available on their website: https://www.gideon-media.com/transcripts Intro transcript: Hi folks - we're taking the chance between weeks of MTO to introduce you to another show we think you might be into. Today, we're introducing Give Me Away, a new sci-fi story by Mac Rogers and the team behind his hit audio drama, Steal The Stars. Give Me Away is based on a pretty...

Duration:00:34:46

MTO S4 - Episode 2: "Read From The Beginning"

11/13/2022
In Northern Africa, the former Freehold residents struggle to find their place; on the Moon, Addie struggles to connect with the Base Theta crew. Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/11/mto-s4-e2-transcript/ Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Leeman Kessler, Cole Burkhardt, Jen Ponton, Tina Daniels, Journee LaFond, David S. Dear, Tau Zaman, Becca Marcus, Serena Rahal, Tom Zalatnai, Tal Minear, Dalia Ramahi, Leslie Gideon, and Jason Dania. Written by...

Duration:00:26:19

MTO S4 - Episode 1: "Contrary Moon"

10/30/2022
SEASON PREMIERE! Three months after the events of the Prologue, we return to events on both sides of the Moon - where the Plan for sustainability faces challenges and delays. Episode Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/10/mto-s4-e1-transcript/ Content warning: References to physical injury and medical response; emotional distress Today’s episode featured Danyelle Ellett, Evan Tess Murray, Leeman Kessler, Cole Burkhardt, Jen Ponton, Tina Daniels, David S. Dear, Hazel Stapp,...

Duration:00:29:34

Sneak Peek: Rose of Jericho Pocketcasts

10/23/2022
SEASON 4 PREMIERES OCTOBER 30! As we gear up for the final season, here's a few perspectives from the people of Earth - and their thoughts as they keep watching the Moon. Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/10/rose-of-jericho-pocketcasts-transcript/ FEATURING: Alasdair Stuart, Caroline Mincks, Ella Watts, Marissa Robertcop, and Bob Raymonda (With a teaser featuring Evan Tess Murray and Danielle Ellett, and music by Trace Callahan) Want to help make this show possible AND...

Duration:00:07:03

MTO S4 - Prologue 5: "To him my tale I teach"

10/9/2022
Prologue Minisode - 5 of 5: Michell and Zhong arrive on the near side, but aren't prepared for what they find ... Content Warning - Physical injury and medical response; references to physical and emotional distress Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/10/mto-s4-p5-transcript/ SEASON 4: EPISODE 1, COMING OCTOBER 30! FEATURING: Cass McPhee as Michell, NayMyo Win as Zhong, Cat Blackard as Maria, Leeman Kessler as Roger Bragado-Fischer, Teddy Hannah-Drullard as Medic Pacey,...

Duration:00:21:02

MTO S4 - Prologue 4: "I know the man that must hear me"

9/25/2022
Prologue Minisode - 4 of 5: The Freehold refugees - including Cas and Pol - arrive in North Africa. Introductions are made. Content Warning - Physical injury and emergency response, references to accidental death Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/09/mto-s4-p4-transcript/ FEATURING: Becca Marcus as Elio, Corey Spruill as Stephen, Serena Rahal as Nima, Tom Zalatnai as Techno 1, Tal Minear as Free Folk 1, Dalia Ramahi as Nashwa, Leslie Gideon as Elena, Jen Ponton as Tumnus,...

Duration:00:17:38

MTO Presents: Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program

9/18/2022
We're thrilled to share with you the first episode of the Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program's latest campaign: Night at Howling House! It's called "The Dare" - the intro transcript is below, episode transcript is found on their website: https://www.cthulhumystery.com/howling-house-episode-1 If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe to their feed in your podcast app of choice! Episode summary; The lazy days of summer are at an end and school is about to begin... but for five Arkham...

Duration:00:51:19

MTO S4 - Prologue 3: "The moment that his face I see"

9/11/2022
Prologue Minisode - 3 of 5: On Earth, the Enclave Officer provides a sense of purpose; and on the Moon, Theta's crew reacts to the rocket's impending arrival. Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/09/mto-s4-p3-transcript/ FEATURING: D.J. Sylvis as the Enclave Officer, Robin Howell as Reception Bot, Glory Duda as Slipstream, Danyelle Ellett as Barnett Bell, Jen Ponton as Tumnus, Shereen Lani Younes as Dr. Semaan, Tau Zaman as Dr. Ashwini Ray, Tina Daniels as Wilder, and...

Duration:00:18:15

MTO S4 - Prologue 2: "I have strange power of speech"

8/28/2022
Prologue Minisode - 2 of 5: On the rocket en route to the Moon, Alex, Payload, and Addie discuss what might come next. In a rocket bound for the moon, Alex, Payload and Addie talk about the past, and what might come next. Content Warning - Extreme emotional distress, dangerous situations Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/08/mto-s4-p2-transcript/ FEATURING: Gabriel Taneko as Alex, Philomena Sherwood as Payload, Journee LaFond as Addie, Becca Marcus as Elio, Serena Rahal...

Duration:00:17:46

MTO Presents: Omen

8/21/2022
We're delighted to share with you the first episode of Omen! The intro transcript is below - episode transcript is found on their website: https://www.omencast.com/101-transcript If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe to their feed in your podcast app of choice! The Moonbase Theta, Out Season 4 Prologue continues next week! -- INTRO (READ BY CASS) (background music is High Games by Scott Buckley: https://www.scottbuckley.com.au/library/high-games/ Hello, Moonbase-ians! Producer Cass...

Duration:00:30:39

MTO S4 - Prologue 1: "I pass, like night, from land to land"

8/14/2022
The prologue for our final season begins! These events take place immediately after the end of Season 3. Prologue Minisode - 1 of 5: Tensions run high as the Base Theta crew discusses what's next for the moon - and keeps tabs on a certain incoming rocket ... Transcript here: https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/08/mto-s4-p1-transcript/ FEATURING: Leeman Kessler as Roger, Cass McPhee as Michell, Cole Burkhardt as Jaxon, Jen Ponton as Tumnus, Tina Daniels as Wilder, NayMyo Win as Zhong, Tau...

Duration:00:19:26

The Story So Far - a Recap Special!

7/31/2022
Time to get ready for our Season 4 Premiere (coming August 14th) with a recap of Seasons 1-3! This special recap episode is made possible by the contributions of these amazing fans: Beka! (Twitter: @BekaTerrier) Molly! (TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRDPJphk/) Alice! (Twitter: @magicalgirlkyra) AMC! (Twitter: @astrowrytes) Transcript available here - https://monkeymanproductions.com/2022/07/the-story-so-far-a-recap-special-transcript/ We wouldn’t be here without our monthly supporters on...

Duration:00:18:54

Season 4 Teaser - and Release Date!

7/17/2022
Are you ready for Moonbase Theta, Out - The Final Season! Have you been watching the Moon? It's almost time! The Prologue to Season 4 begins Sunday, August 14th - and Roger Bragado-Fischer is here with a teaser for you! Season 4 begins with a five-episode Prologue launching August 14th, and running every other week through October 9th! Then the regular season kicks off on Sunday, October 30th! Transcript available here:...

Duration:00:08:14

Season 4 Update - Crowdfunding Campaign!

2/6/2022
MTO Season 4 is in production - and we need your help! Here we've got a little update on the season, a request for help on our crowdfunding campaign, and a little Wilder / Michell scene to make it all more fun to listen to! (There's also a video version on the Seed & Spark page, and believe me, it's worth the video!) Find the campaign at https://seedandspark.com/fund/mtofinal to help us pay our actors - and to get an exclusive minisode telling how Roger and Alex first met! And there are a...

Duration:00:08:07