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Join the mysterious Ms. Ali Silva, along with her amazing company of actors and musicians, for an evening of thrilling and chilling tales! Fireside Mystery Theatre is an old-fashioned, live radio show with a modern horror twist! We perform once a month at The Slipper Room in Manhattan with a full cast, a live, improvised score and live musical acts to complement the stories

Join the mysterious Ms. Ali Silva, along with her amazing company of actors and musicians, for an evening of thrilling and chilling tales! Fireside Mystery Theatre is an old-fashioned, live radio show with a modern horror twist! We perform once a month at The Slipper Room in Manhattan with a full cast, a live, improvised score and live musical acts to complement the stories
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Join the mysterious Ms. Ali Silva, along with her amazing company of actors and musicians, for an evening of thrilling and chilling tales! Fireside Mystery Theatre is an old-fashioned, live radio show with a modern horror twist! We perform once a month at The Slipper Room in Manhattan with a full cast, a live, improvised score and live musical acts to complement the stories

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Episodes

28: 36.4 Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival "The Scrambler"

6/18/2018
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A mysterious menace lurks on the carnival grounds of the Sunken Harbor Strawberry Festival. Will Mr. Sheldon and Rabbi Berman be able to stop a potential disaster? "The Scrambler" is the thrilling finale to our four-part saga that is **Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival**. Featured in this episode: James Rieser as Mr. Sheldon Kacie Laforest as Rabbi Rachel Berman Alain Laforest as Simon Perdido Eirik Davey-Gislason as Sheriff Ulster David Linton as Derek Hobney Ali Silva as Mayor Diana...

Duration:00:31:32

27: 36.3 Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival "Sheldon's Glove"

6/10/2018
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Mr. Sheldon and Rabbi Berman go snooping around an off-limits area of town only to find something most sinister... "Sheldon's Glove" is the third of a four-part saga that is **Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival**. Be sure to check out the fantastic new audio drama mini-series by the makers of the Breaking Walls podcast: **[A Man Named Marlowe](http://thewallbreakers.com)**. You're sure to enjoy it! Find it in the Breaking Walls podcast feed or at...

Duration:00:33:35

26: 36.2 Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival "Cool Heads"

6/3/2018
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Don't ever fail to return a phone call from Simon Perdido. It could be worse… He could call on you in person. "Cool Heads" is the second of a four-part saga that is **Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival**. This episode is brought to you by [**ForHims.com**](https://www.forhims.com/fireside), a one-stop shop for hair loss, skincare, and sexual wellness for men. FMT listeners can get a trial month of Hims for just $5 at [**ForHims.com/fireside**](https://www.forhims.com/fireside)! Hims....

Duration:00:29:41

25: 36.1 Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival "Cistern Cissy"

5/21/2018
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A pitiful strawberry harvest could spell trouble for small-town Sunken Harbor’s most popular, beloved, and relied-upon summer festival. "Cistern Cissy" is the first of a four-part saga that is **Sunken Harbor: The Strawberry Festival**. Help us help the Starkey Hearing Foundation and audioBoom give the gift of hearing to millions worldwide. Go to [ListenInCampaign.org](http://listenincampaign.org). Featured in this episode: Ali Silva as Mayor Diana Belfair and Cissy James Rieser as Mr....

Duration:00:23:02

24: 35.4 The Secret Files of Nellie Bly: "February 18th, 1894: The Siren of The Coleman House"

5/13/2018
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Nellie Bly goes up against her greatest rival yet: the cunning and mysterious Mrs. Allie Clemishere… This episode is brought to you by [ForHims.com](https://www.forhims.com/fireside), a one-stop shop for hair loss, skincare, and sexual wellness for men. FMT listeners can get a trial month of Hims for just $5 at [**ForHims.com/fireside**](https://www.forhims.com/fireside)! Hims. Prescription solutions backed by science. "February 18th, 1894: The Siren of The Coleman House" is our final...

Duration:00:38:52

23: The Secret Files of Nellie Bly: "February 4th, 1894: Nellie Bly & The Ghost"

4/23/2018
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Nellie Bly will do anything and go anywhere to get a story — even if it means spending a night in a "haunted" house... To celebrate World Book Day, all of our FMT merch is on sale from 4/23 to 4/25! [Click here](https://www.teepublic.com/c/_wl5Hnx2mMPRxKD55t3Zqg?redirect=/stores/firesidemysterytheatre) or use code **READ30** at check out. [firesidemysterytheatre.com/merch](https://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com/merch) "February 4th, 1894: Nellie Bly & The Ghost" is the third of four...

Duration:00:32:15

29.1 FMT Live at the NYPL: The Secret Apartment

9/6/2017
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A short prologue from our special live show recorded at the New York Public Library at 53rd Street this past spring, it's a small taste of fascinating and spooky though little known New York City lore and history. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes from FMT Live at the NYPL! Recorded March 9, 2017. Featured in the cast: Eirik Davey-Gislason as John Mary Murphy as Maribel Allison Guinn as Betsy “The Secret Apartment” was written by Rebecca Graves Podcast production by Ali Silva & Daniel...

Duration:00:08:35

The Midnight Reading: "The Summer People"

9/1/2017
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For our final installment: an elegiac tale of summer's end that slyly reveals a creeping, inevitable menace. A master stroke penned by the great Shirley Jackson. The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature. This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:45:12

The Midnight Reading: Two (True) Ghost Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

8/23/2017
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Two startling pieces of supernatural non-fiction by Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Ghost of The Moat" & "A London Ghost." The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature. Hosted by Ali Silva "The Ghost of The Moat" & "A London Ghost" by Arthur Conan...

Duration:00:27:10

The Midnight Reading: "The Affair at 7, Rue de M"

8/16/2017
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Perhaps the most bizarre aspect of this strange tale of the supernatural, is the fact that it was written by none other than the "giant of American letters," John Steinbeck. It's a true hidden gem. "The Affair at 7, Rue de M," read by Ali Silva, will delight and terrify in equal measure. The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear...

Duration:00:22:31

The Midnight Reading: "August Heat"

8/9/2017
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A sweltering summer day heralds ominous premonitions for a struggling artist in William Fryer Harvey's eerie short story. The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature. Hosted by Ali Silva "August Heat" by William Fryer Harvey — read and...

Duration:00:15:43

The Midnight Reading: “Bluebeard"

8/2/2017
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Give ear to Charles Perrault’s original fairy tale of the infamous serial killer. Included is an even more chilling account of the historical figure upon whom this frightening character was based. The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature....

Duration:00:28:04

The Midnight Reading: "The Dancing Partner"

7/19/2017
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PREMIERE EPISODE. A young woman is invited to waltz with a mechanical beau in Jerome K. Jerome’s grotesque short story, “The Dancing Partner.” This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter! Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of ALL sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. FMT listeners can try it for free by going to ZipRecruiter.com/FIRESIDE. The Midnight Reading is a special summer series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the...

Duration:00:21:45

28.4 - The Taken

7/16/2017
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Can the eccentric and strange mystic seers Sabella and Nancy help a desperate woman find her missing nephew? Part of “Some People You Might Know,” recorded live at The Slipper Room in New York City on Sunday, May 28th 2017. This episode is sponsored by Fifth and Maiden! Check out the official jeweler of FMT at http://fifthandmaiden.com and on Instagram @fifthandmaiden. Mention you’re a Fireside listener and say you’d like your order with “a bit of shimmer,” and receive 15% off plus free...

Duration:00:47:05

28.3 - The Wheat & The Chaff

7/5/2017
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The members of the extreme eating Gastronomers Club pay a visit to some "sin eaters" living in rural America for the ultimate dining experience. Part of “Some People You Might Know,” recorded live at The Slipper Room in New York City on Sunday, May 28th 2017. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter! Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of ALL sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. Try it for free when you go to...

Duration:00:21:53

28.2 - Sunken Harbor: The Cradle of Aviation

7/2/2017
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Something spotted in the skies above Sunken Harbor draws several townsfolk into the center of an eerie mystery. Part of “Some People You Might Know,” recorded live at The Slipper Room in New York City on Sunday, May 28th 2017. Featured in the cast: James Rieser as Mr. Sheldon Ali Silva as Mayor Diana Belfair Michael Pate as Cobra Kleinman/The One Who Asks Annabelle Rollison as Cissy Alain LaForest as Simon Perdido Mary Murphy as Lynne Belfair/Cathy Bill Heidrich as Evan/Romeo Kacie...

Duration:00:38:38

28.1 - Companions in Darkness

6/21/2017
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Julie and Evan listen to the radio as they take a moonlit drive along the back roads of Sunken Harbor. Prologue to “Some People You Might Know,” recorded live at The Slipper Room in New York City on Sunday, May 28th 2017. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter! Find out today why ZipRecruiter has been used by businesses of ALL sizes to find the most qualified job candidates with immediate results. Try it for free when you go to ZipRecruiter.com/FIRESIDE. Featured in the cast: Kacie...

Duration:00:12:56

27.4 - The Singer or the Song?

6/7/2017
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Evelyn, the most popular singer at the Cavendish Club, has been knocking ‘em dead lately. A little too dead. This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh! Get $30 off your first week of HelloFresh. Visit hellofresh.com and enter promo code FIRESIDE30. Get cooking! Recorded live at The Slipper Room as part of our show, “An Ear for Music,” on Sunday, April 30th 2017. Also featuring a musical performance by Susan O’Dea accompanied by Jason Yeager: “Gloomy Sunday” written by Rezső Seress. Featured in...

Duration:00:33:53

27.3 - Together in Song

5/31/2017
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Nothing can ever keep Karen and Zachary apart - as long as their favorite song is playing… Also featuring a musical performance by Susan O’Dea accompanied by Jason Yeager: “A Lover’s Concerto” written by Sandy Linzer & Denny Randell. Recorded live at The Slipper Room as part of our show, “An Ear for Music,” on Sunday, April 30th 2017. Featured in the cast: Ali Silva as Karen Eirik Davey-Gislason as Ben James Rieser as Zachary Bill Heidrich as the wedding DJ Mary Murphy as the news anchor...

Duration:00:37:06

27.2 - Tempus Fugit

5/24/2017
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Joyce and her brother Jimmy inherit a musical clock that seems to take time as well as tell it… Also featuring a musical performance by Susan O’Dea accompanied by Jason Yeager: “Music, Music, Music” written by Stephen Weiss & Bernie Baum. This episode is sponsored by Fifth and Maiden. Check out the official jeweler of FMT at http://fifthandmaiden.com and on Instagram @fifthandmaiden. Mention you’re a Fireside listener and say you’d like your order with “a bit of shimmer,” and receive 15% off...

Duration:00:29:33