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Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family-friendly audio drama. We will follow the new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, Jonathan Park, and more. But will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners. We also feature exclusive interviews with cast and crew members of the top radio drama productions.

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family-friendly audio drama. We will follow the new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, Jonathan Park, and more. But will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners. We also feature exclusive interviews with cast and crew members of the top radio drama productions.

Location:

United States

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Podcasts

Description:

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family-friendly audio drama. We will follow the new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, Jonathan Park, and more. But will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners. We also feature exclusive interviews with cast and crew members of the top radio drama productions.

Twitter:

@ATCcast

Language:

English

Contact:

623-688-2770


Episodes

ATC138: Review of The Legend of Quetzalcoatl & Chad Reisser Interview

9/7/2020
We've got a packed episode today! JD and Roy go over a bunch of exciting audio drama tidbits first of all. Then they review The Legend of Quetzalcoatl from the series called Tales from Davy Jones Locker. This is a really interesting audio drama production that was brought to our attention by listener Samuel. And if all that wasn't enough, Chad Reisser, voice of Monty Whittaker on Adventures in Odyssey joins the show for a great conversation about his AIO experiences and his thoughts on how...

Duration:01:26:03

ATC137: Tidbits and Top 5 AIO Multi-Part Episodes of the Last Decade

8/3/2020
JD is flying solo today...sort of. He shares several Audio Drama Tidbits regarding Hold Esther, Lifeline Audio Dramas, Adventures in Odyssey, and Eternal Future Productions. And then JD shares a pre-recorded segment in which JD, Roy, and Andrew discuss their picks for the Top 5 Multi-part AIO Episodes of the Last Decade. He also shares some feedback from a listener in Australia. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/137 What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in...

Duration:00:38:19

ATC136: 3rd Annual ATC Seneca Awards Broadcast [Bonus Episode]

8/2/2020
If you missed the broadcast for the 3rd Annual ATC Seneca Awards on July 24th, we are sharing it here in the ATC feed so you can hear the great speeches and other fun segments. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/136 What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770. Record our show credits for a future episode....

Duration:01:30:12

ATC135: Review of Unsinkable from the AIO Club and Behind the Scenes of the ATC Seneca Awards

7/6/2020
Roy returns to the show today and joins us for our first ever review of an Adventures In Odyssey Club episode. We discuss the two-part story, Unsinkable, written by Kathy Buchanan. We also share some behind the scenes information on the ATC Seneca Awards. We talk about how it started, why we are doing it, and ask for some feedback on the awards going forward. We also have a few tidbits to share and we address feedback from Josh, Emily, and Malachi. NOTE: At 49:42 JD said the Seneca Awards...

Duration:01:14:48

ATC134: Chris Anthony Lansdowne Interview & Top 5 Mistakes Indie Audio Drama Producers Make

6/1/2020
This is a fun, informative, and extra-long episode. We are thrilled to be joined on the show by voice actress Chris Anthony Lansdowne. We chat with her about getting into voiceover, her experiences as the voice of Barbie, tips for creating character voices, her love of working on Adventures in Odyssey, the recent resurfacing of Madge and Guy on AIO, and much more. Also in this episode, Christopher Green fills in for Roy and we discuss the Top 5 mistakes that indie audio drama producers make....

Duration:02:06:20

ATC133: Review of Jonathan Park #14: The Greatest Power

5/4/2020
We're talking about Series 14 of the Jonathan Park audio drama titled The Greatest Power in this episode. Austin Peachey fills in for Roy again and we do a deep dive into this 12-episode set of action-packed adventures in which the Parks and Brenans travel around the globe chasing Dr. X. We also have a few tidbits to share, JD tackles the newscast in Roy's absence, and we address feedback from John, E.Z., and Eliah. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/133 What are your...

Duration:00:55:42

ATC132: Review of My Golden Ship from Lamplighter Theatre

4/6/2020
Roy plays hooky today so Austin Peachey fills in for him as we discuss My Golden Ship from Lamplighter Theatre. There were some very differing opinions as we did a deep dive into this production. JD takes over the newscaster responsibilities for this episode and we also address feedback from Emily, Joshua, and Paul. We have a few tidbits to share including an opportunity to win a Discovery Mountain patch. Tune in to find out how! Full show notes at...

Duration:00:49:46

ATC131: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #67 More Than Meets the Eye

3/2/2020
Today we're back with a review of the fan-favorite audio drama, Adventures in Odyssey. We dive into a spoiler-filled discussion on album #67, More Than Meets the Eye. But that's not all! Roy delivers a newscast, JD shares several audio drama tidbits, and we address feedback from Aaron, booklearner, EZ, Ben, and Jeremy. This is a fun, packed episode and we hope you enjoy it and join in the conversation. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/131 Send us your feedback! We’d...

Duration:01:10:10

ATC130: Review of The Adventum: Vol. 2

2/3/2020
Wise King Media continues to create some fantastic biblical audio drama with their series The Adventum. Today we discuss volume 2 of this amazing program. We address feedback from Gabe, John, E.Z., and Christopher. Roy delivers a stupendous newscast, JD shares a few tidbits, and we also manage to somehow mention the importance of coffee in our lives. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/130 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Duration:01:17:03

ATC129: Audio Drama Post-Production with Todd Busteed of GAP Digital

1/6/2020
For our first episode of 2020, we are joined in the studio by audio engineer and sound designer Todd Busteed of GAP Digital in Chicago, Illinois. We chat with Todd about how he got started in the audio drama space, some of the productions he's worked on, his philosophy of sound design, and much more. Roy delivers a newscast, we address feedback from E.Z., Malachi, and Dominic. We also play in its entirety, a short audio drama produced by the Lamplighter Guild students. This is a jam-packed...

Duration:01:54:15

ATC128: A Conversation with Audio Drama Scriptwriter, Darby Kern

12/16/2019
We are joined by Darby Kern, creator of the Jake Muller Adventures, in this bonus episode. Darby is an audio drama scriptwriter who has written for Lamplighter Theatre, Heirloom Audio Productions, Kids Corner, Left Behind, and more. Among the things he shares with us over the course of this interview are his approach to adapting novels into audio drama, the impetus for creating the Jake Muller Adventures, some of his favorite Old-Time Radio shows, and where to get the best fried cheese curds...

Duration:01:09:31

ATC127: Review of Quicksand: Getting to the Bottom from Lamplighter Theatre

12/2/2019
We dive deep in quicksand in this episode...or more accurately, we dive deep into a review of Quicksand: Getting to the Bottom from Lamplighter Theatre. We also share the new trailer for Mockingbird Meadows and address feedback from E.Z., Ben, Lee, and Garrett. In addition to that, we have a packed newscast delivered by JD for once. We hope you enjoy the penultimate episode of 2019. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/127 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Duration:00:53:01

ATC126: Review of Jonathan Park Series 13: Light in the Shadows

11/4/2019
We're back with a review of Series 13 of the Jonathan Park audio drama called Light in the Shadows. This show has really improved over the last few releases and we're thrilled to talk about it. Roy also shares a colossal newscast, we address feedback from Big Bob, Aimee Lilly, Micah, Darby, and booklearner, and in the course of the episode, we learn that we must visit Portillo's restaurant. NOTE: We had some electronic interference at a couple points during the recording of this episode. We...

Duration:00:52:24

ATC125: The Six Shooter and Adapting Novels [World Audio Drama Day Bonus Episode]

10/30/2019
It's a World Audio Drama Day bonus episode of Audio Theatre Central! To celebrate this great holiday, we bring you a chat about novels that you want to see adapted into audio drama. We also share some of the books we've got on our audio drama wishlist. And then we share an episode of one of our favorite Old Time Radio westerns, The Six Shooter. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/125 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Duration:00:55:51

ATC124: Review of Jake Muller Adventures: Unidentified

10/7/2019
The much-anticipated first release of the Jake Muller Adventures series, titled Unidentified, is the topic of conversation today. Unidentified was written by long-time audio drama writer, Darby Kern. We chat about our thoughts on this release, Roy shares a newscast, and we respond to feedback from E.Z., Antonio, D.D., Dominic, and booklearner. Lots of audio drama goodness in this episode so don't miss it! Full show notes at...

Duration:01:08:36

ATC123: Review of The Legends of Robin Hood from AIR Theatre & Sonic-Con Announcement

9/2/2019
Today we're reviewing The Legends of Robin Hood from the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre. This nearly 6-hour audio drama was highly anticipated and we're excited to talk about it. Also in this episode, we're joined by actor, writer, director, and professor, Chris Nelson who is spearheading a new audio drama convention called Sonic-Con. And we have lots of feedback from E.Z., Big Bob, John T., Antonio, Kyle and Michael C. And in the midst of all of this, we also mention Nintendo video games...

Duration:01:29:03

ATC122: 4 Pillars of Audio Drama, Modern Distribution Methods & Interview with Discovery Mountain Creator

8/5/2019
We break from our normal format and bring a discussion episode instead of a review in this episode. We talk about ways to build a following and distribute your audio drama in this modern era and we chat about the 4 pillars of quality audio drama. Also, ATC contributor Austin Peachey conducted an interview with the creator of the Discovery Mountain audio drama, Jean Boonstra. We also have feedback from Dominic, Jaxon, Shandon, and Big Bob. Join us for this packed episode! Full show notes at...

Duration:01:40:24

ATC121: 2nd Annual ATC Seneca Awards Broadcast [Bonus Episode]

7/28/2019
The Seneca Awards broadcast was on Friday, July 26, 2019. For those who missed it, we are sharing the replay on this episode. In addition to the awards, the show features guest presenters, Phil Lollar and Dave Arnold. We also shared two comedy skits from Sam Suksiri and his team, Andrew features Parley Baer in his OTR segment, and we share a tribute reel in honor of Jim Custer. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/121 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Duration:01:23:51

ATC120: Review of Adventures in Odyssey #66 Trial By Fire

7/1/2019
It's time to review another Adventures in Odyssey album! This time we talk about Album 66: Trial By Fire and be forewarned, there are spoilers! We also have some feedback from Marcel, Roy has an epically long newscast, we give you a peek at the latest Backstage content, and in the midst of it all, somehow old-time radio and the Grand Canyon get brought up too. Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/120 feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com 623-688-2770

Duration:00:49:30

Review of For The Temple from Heirloom Audio & The Screwtape Letters from FPA

6/3/2019
Today we review For The Temple from Heirloom Audio's Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This is a fabulous, high-quality audio drama that we highly recommend. JD also reviews a stage version of The Screwtape Letters and compares and contrasts it with the Radio Theatre adaptation. Roy brings a newscast, we address feedback from Bob, Jaxon, Garrett, Gabe, and Dominic, and in the midst of it all is lots of laughter and references to European vacations. Don't miss this episode! Full...

Duration:01:02:28