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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

39.2 Shapeshifters: "The Sacrifice of Frowzy"

11/11/2018
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Horribly noisy and disrespectful neighbors are not an uncommon plight of city life. One beleaguered couple finds that the answer to their ongoing headache just so happens to be lying around in their very cluttered apartment. This episode is supported by **[Audible](https://www.audible.com/fireside)**! With the largest selection of audiobooks on the planet and new Audible Originals, there's no better time than now to become an Audible subscriber. Get a free audiobook, 2 Audible Originals and...

Duration:00:32:02

39.1 Shapeshifters: "A Moonlight Flight"

11/4/2018
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Why do the spirits of the forest sense that there is “murder in the air?” The dreadful answer waits at the end of their nocturnal journey to the darkest edge of the woods... "A Moonlight Flight" was recorded live at The Slipper Room in NYC on October 21st, 2018\. It's the first part of our 5th podcast season premiere performance, **Shapeshifters**! Cast: David Linton as The Falcon Ali Silva as The Cat Eirik Davey-Gislason as The Serpent Kacie Laforest as The Rabbit Mary Murphy as The Doe...

Duration:00:17:59

The Midnight Reading: "Gabriel-Ernest"

10/28/2018
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A man encounters a mysterious young boy on a walk around his woodland property. The strange child makes some very morbid boasts about his life in the woods. How seriously should his words be taken? The Midnight Reading is a special series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, [**Fireside Mystery Theatre**](https://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com). We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build...

Duration:00:23:26

38.4 LOST AT SEA: "Cakes and Flowers"

9/30/2018
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A bizarre sighting upends the lives of the locals who reside in the fishing village of Peter's Pot… "Cakes and Flowers" was recorded live at The Slipper Room in NYC on January 28th, 2018\. It's the final part of our series of nautical nightmares, **Lost at Sea**. This episode is brought to you by **[](https://GreenChef.us/THEATRE)[Green Chef](https://GreenChef.us/THEATRE)**! Green Chef is a USDA-certified organic company that includes everything you need to easily cook delicious meals that...

Duration:00:40:58

38.3 LOST AT SEA: "True North"

9/23/2018
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Tensions escalate as a dysfunctional family takes their problems to the high seas for a cryptic cruise... "True North" was recorded live at The Slipper Room in NYC on January 28th, 2018\. It's the 3rd part of our series of nautical nightmares, **Lost at Sea**. Cast: David Linton as Charles Wilcox Eirik Davey-Gislason as Junior Wilcox Michael Pate as Lenny Lawrence Ali Silva as Lily Lawrence Wilcox Mary Murphy as Candy Wilcox Kacie Laforest as Clarissa Wilcox James Rieser as The Captain Alain...

Duration:00:39:49

The Midnight Reading: "Was it a Dream?"

9/16/2018
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A grieving lover makes a startling and tragic discovery on a visit to a graveyard in this chillingly atmospheric sketch by the master of the short story, Guy de Maupassant. The Midnight Reading is a special series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, **[Fireside Mystery Theatre](https://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com)**. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of...

Duration:00:13:32

The Midnight Reading: "Incident on a Lake"

9/9/2018
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A sizeable inheritance threatens to come between a man and his wife. Perhaps a nice trip to explore strange and distant lands might help settle things? From the mordant pen of John Collier. The Midnight Reading is a special series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, **[Fireside Mystery Theatre](https://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com)**. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own...

Duration:00:24:23

38.2 LOST AT SEA: "Becalmed"

8/26/2018
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Settle in for the tortured tale of the good ship Mary Clare and the ill-fated woman who was her namesake… Take it from FMT Co-Captain Gus Rodriguez, [**Mack Weldon**](https://www.mackweldon.com) is better than whatever you're wearing right now! Go to [**mackweldon.com**](https://www.mackweldon.com) and use promo code [**FIRESIDE**](https://www.mackweldon.com) to get 20% off your first order! "Becalmed" was recorded live at The Slipper Room in NYC on January 28th, 2018\. It's part of our...

Duration:00:34:27

38.1 LOST AT SEA: "The Open Boat"

8/19/2018
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When a disaster occurs at sea, it brings out the best in some, the absolute worst in others... "The Open Boat" was recorded live at The Slipper Room in NYC on January 28th, 2018\. It's the first part of our great nautical nightmare, **Lost at Sea**. Cast: James Rieser as Yardley Betters David Linton as Horace Kacie Laforest as Lilah Gustavo Rodriguez as Father Moretti Alain Laforest as Hanson Eirik Davey-Gislason as Ike Mary Murphy as Mrs. Hellerman Michael Pate Dr. Hellerman Ali Silva as...

Duration:00:24:31

37.4 The Electric Chair: "The Usual"

8/12/2018
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A timid man is persuaded to take a chance and chooses a path quite different from the one he comfortably walks — a path that could lead him into some serious danger... "The Usual" was recorded live on May 27th, 2018\. It was part of our show, **The Electric Chair**. We at Fireside Mystery Theatre present these stories without prejudice or agenda. Our tales of the electric chair are not meant to condemn nor condone. Rather, they are meant as an expression of our persistent exploration of the...

Duration:00:35:09

37.3 The Electric Chair: "Hope's Land of Candy"

8/5/2018
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A tragic tale of a sweet woman whose sweetest dreams turn most deadly... "Hope's Land of Candy" was recorded live on May 27th, 2018\. It was part of our show, **The Electric Chair**. We at Fireside Mystery Theatre present these stories without prejudice or agenda. Our tales of the electric chair are not meant to condemn nor condone. Rather, they are meant as an expression of our persistent exploration of the dark and unsettling. Featured in this episode: Ali Silva as Hope Ridley Kacie...

Duration:00:35:19

37.2 The Electric Chair: "Guilty as Charged"

7/15/2018
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The tale of Tan Jacobs' path to the electric chair is quite a shocker. Even though it was written for him at birth… "Guilty as Charged" was recorded live on May 27th, 2018\. It was part of our show, **The Electric Chair**. We at Fireside Mystery Theatre present these stories without prejudice or agenda. Our tales of the electric chair are not meant to condemn nor condone. Rather, they are meant as an expression of our persistent exploration of the dark and unsettling. Featured in this...

Duration:00:35:20

37.1 The Electric Chair: "Seven In The Picture"

7/1/2018
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A motley group of the condemned are unable to leave the place where they each met their fate… "Seven In The Picture" was recorded live on May 27th, 2018\. It was part of our show, **The Electric Chair**. This episode is brought to you by [ForHims.com](https://www.forhims.com/fireside), a one-stop shop for hair loss, skin care, 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:00:28:02

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

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

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

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

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

35.3 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

35.2 The Secret Files of Nellie Bly: "The Eleventh Day"

4/15/2018
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Many of you may know the famous story by Nellie Bly, "Ten Days in a Mad-House," her groundbreaking exposé of the insane asylum on Blackwell's Island… But do you really? 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. "The...

Duration:00:42:50