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Girl Tales

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Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. Episodes air every Monday.

Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. Episodes air every Monday.

Location:

United States

Description:

Girl Tales is a podcast featuring reimagined fairytales. Damsels in distress? Princesses in need of protection? You won’t find those here. The girls in our stories take control of their own destinies, turning your favorite fairytales into exciting new adventures. With energetic voice actors and professional sound design, these audio plays burst to life at the touch of a button. Episodes air every Monday.

Twitter:

@girltales

Language:

English

Contact:

9087054556


Episodes

Ms. Katrina Van Tassel - A Halloween Story

10/17/2020
Ms. Van Tassel's theatre class is working hard to prepare for their annual Halloween production of, The Tale of the Headless Horseman. But when Ms. Van Tassel catches the flu, a miserable substitute is sent in her place! Writer, Producer, Performer: Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the Grownups! Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltales One Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-tales Rebecca’s Newsletter:...

Duration:00:26:48

The Ducks of Lake Ballyquirke by Izzi D'Esposito

10/11/2020
After spending their days littering the lake in their kingdom, Helene and her siblings are turned into ducks and banned to Lake Ballyquirke for 300 years! Writer: Izzi D'Esposito Starring: Adriana Colon, Tessa Flannery, Cristina Pitter, & Chad Chenail Producer:Chad Chenail Assistant Producer: Megan Bagala Executive Producer: Rebecca Cunningham Hosts: Rebecca Cunningham & Charlie McElroy Music: Cup of Tea from the Washington Celtic group Sláinte Licensed under Creative Commons -...

Duration:00:37:29

Franny K. Stein

10/4/2020
The scientist, Dr. Franny K. Stein, wants a friend. So, she uses her scientific and mathematic skills to creates one! But it doesn't go as planned. Written & Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced & Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the Grownups! Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltales One Time Donation: https://fundraising.fracturedatlas.org/girl-tales Rebecca’s Newsletter:...

Duration:00:20:10

Shirley Holmes

9/27/2020
Rebecca baked an apple pie and placed it on her windowsill to cool. A few moments later, she noticed someone had bitten into the pie, but no one else was home! Shirley Holmes is on the case! Written by Megan Bagala Produced by Tessa Flannery Executive Produced & Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the Grownups! Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltales One Time Donation:...

The Island

9/20/2020
Two wizards from separate lands where magic is banned are shipped off to an island with their children. But as it turns out, the island is magical! Listen as Sycorax, Prospera, Caliban, and Miranda come to love and defend their new home. An adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Written by Tessa Flannery Voice Over Artists: Rama Orleans-Lindsay & Rebecca Cunningham Produced by: Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the...

The Legend of Yuwul by Nina Ki

9/13/2020
Long ago in Korea, in the old, old days when tigers smoked long pipes, there was a very shy, quiet girl named Yuwul who lived with her father, the Old Admiral, in a small hanok near the ocean. Listen and hear as Yuwul finds her voice and saves her entire fishing village from enemy soldiers! Writer: Nina Ki Voice Over Artists: Kate Marley, Fred Chong Rutherford, Jenny Ko, and Jennifer Sun Bell Producer: Chad Chenail Music Score: Megan Bagala Executive Producer & Host: Rebecca...

Duration:00:55:48

M of the Mist

5/10/2020
"M" goes canoeing one day around Niagara Falls when suddenly the current grows too strong for her and she finds herself tipping over the edge of the falls. That's when Thunder steps in. Written by Megan Bagala Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced and Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Score by Eli Denby Wood Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the Grownups! Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltales One Time Donation:...

Duration:00:19:38

Amina Appleseed

5/3/2020
Over 100 years ago, Amina was growing up in Kazakhstan. She’d spend her days talking to the trees and the trees would talk back! When a revolution came to the Russian Empire, she had to …

Duration:00:19:13

Elisa and the Swans by Lea McKenna-Garcia (Rebroadcast)

4/20/2020
All Elisa wants is some alone time away from her 11 (!!) brothers. But when an “Ill Wind” sweeps through the castle grounds where she lives, she gets way more than she bargained for. A tale of magic, love, and adventure. by Lea McKenna Garcia Adapted from The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Andersen Starring Sophie Hassett, Russell Jordan, Jessica Osber, and Claire Warden Executive Producer & Host: Rebecca Cunningham Produced by Maria Wurtelle Original Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood & Amy...

Duration:01:06:55

Pip Van Winkle

4/12/2020
Pip Van Winkle has had enough of being a kid. She wants to grow up and get a mortgage, make a car payment, and hire a tree surgeon to cut down the dead old oak tree in her family's front yard. It's just irresponsible not to! That's when three talking cats come along and make her wish come true. Written by Tessa Flannery Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced and Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Score by Eli Denby Wood Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For...

Duration:00:18:14

Paula Bunyan

4/5/2020
A bonus episode! When a town finds the biggest baby they've ever seen in the middle of a field, they're in awe but immediately know they must take care of her. They name her Paula Bunyan. Listen and find out all the ways Paula helps everyone in the town including her animal friends in the woods. Written and Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced and Performed by Rebecca Cunningham Score: Eli Denby Wood Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk For the...

Duration:00:16:22

The Princess Musicians of Maple Street by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/30/2020
Kitty’s band with her friends, Turtle, Birdie, and Rabbit are practicing for Battle of the Bands at their school but when her grandpa moves in, they lose their rehearsal space! Practicing at the abandoned house on Maple Street is their only option to win but there’s a chance the house might be haunted. What will they do? by Amy Gijsbers van Wijk Adapted from Town Musicians of Bremen by the Brothers Grimm Starring: Chad Chenail, Rebecca Cunningham, Polina Ionina, Gulshan Mia, Rad Pereira,...

Duration:00:32:42

The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/23/2020
Myra is a mermaid who loves reading books. The problem is, every time she tries to read one it gets ruined by the ocean water! Will she become a human or figure out another way to solve this problem? Plus a special interview with kid podcaster, Ruby & The Literate Mermaid writer, Christina Quintana! The Literate Mermaid by Christina Quintana Starring: Joseph Cordaro, Caitlin Morris, Ashton Muniz, and Elise Santora Executive Producer: Rebecca Cunningham Producer: Chad Chenail Original...

Duration:00:40:54

The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses by Liza Birkenmeier & Interview! (Rebroadcast)

3/15/2020
Alba is a budding, young detective who doesn’t mind living on her own. When the Mayor of Strangetown sends out a notice looking for someone to uncover why her daughters wear holes in their shoes every night, Alba hops on a bus and heads toward adventure. With the help of a sorceress and a hawk, Alba tries to uncover The Mystery of the Dancing Princesses! A podcast play based on The Twelve Dancing Princesses by the Brothers Grimm. Plus a bonus interview at the end with kid podcaster, Chloe &...

Duration:00:52:27

Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith (Rebroadcast)

3/8/2020
We're celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month with a rebroadcast of one of our first episodes. Rapunzel is a reimagining of the classic fairytale, with a curly, coarse, courageous twist! This time, Rapunzel goes on an adventure, makes a long-lasting friendship, and uses her smarts and Black Girl Magic to become her own hero. Rapunzel by Jahna Ferron-Smith Starring: Laureen Lembé, Bonita Jackson, and C. Kelly Wright Produced by Chad Chenail Executive Produced by...

Duration:00:36:59

The Cinderella Sisters by Dana Boulé

2/12/2020
A musical adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella. There's a big school party and Cinderella doesn't feel like going. Her step-sisters and everyone at her school are obsessed with how they look and what everyone thinks of them and she wants know part of it. Her friend Symphony Rhodes is the perfect person to turn to. What will Cinderella do? Book, Music, & Lyrics by Dana Boulé Starring Melanie Burg, Kelly Reader, & Kristen Vaphides Musical Direction by Megan Bagala Produced by Rebecca...

Duration:00:34:44

Nova's Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman's Airplane

1/20/2020
Nova, a scientist and inventor, travels back in time to France in 1921 and becomes Bessie Coleman's airplane! Bessie Coleman was an African American and Native American pilot when flying airplanes in the United States was still illegal for women of color. Listen as Nova learns about how planes fly through the air! Written, performed, and produced by Tessa Flannery Executive Produced by Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood For the Grownups! Listen to Go With Nugget:...

Duration:00:12:59

Nova’s Lab! Becoming Bessie Coleman’s Airplane

1/20/2020
Nova, a scientist and inventor, travels back in time to France in 1921 and becomes Bessie Coleman’s airplane! Bessie Coleman was an African American and Native American pilot when flying airplanes in the United States …

Duration:00:12:59

Meditating Maiden by Rebecca Weaver

1/13/2020
Here is a peaceful story about a king and queen who have a baby, a princess named Lotus! Listen as Lotus learns to meditate so she can one day grow up to be a kind and thoughtful leader. This story includes a meditation we can all practice! Written by Rebecca Weaver Starring Chad Chenail & Tessa Flannery Produced by Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music by Eli Denby Wood Artwork by Ana Stretcu Listen to Be Calm on Ahway Island:...

Duration:00:12:31

Nova's Lab! Rescuing Nova with Ada Lovelace

12/23/2019
Kid scientist, Nova travels back in time to become the world's first computing machine but she gets stuck! She needs your help to find mathematician Ada Lovelace and get the instructions on how to turn Nova back into her normal self! Produced, performed, and written by Tessa Flannery Executive Producer: Rebecca Cunningham Original Theme Music: Eli Denby Wood & Amy Gijsbers van Wijk Patreon: https://patreon.com/girltales One Time Donation:...

Duration:00:11:48