A Christmas Collection

A collection of Christmas radio plays by Mike Murphy Six heartwarming tales celebrating the festive season performed by members of The Online Stage. Featuring the voices of John Burlinson, Joe Tabler, Elizabeth Chambers, David Prickett, Michele Eaton, Brett Downey, Leanne Yau, Tovarisch, Rebecca Thomas, Becca Maggie, K. G.Cross, Ben Lindsey-Clark, Jeff Moon, Denis Daly, Libby…

I’m Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas

Climate change has at last caught up with the North Pole: an extended unseasonable burst of hot weather has brought toy production to a halt. Unscrupulous entrepreneur Milt Landon has taken advantage of the new climatic conditions and is trying to turn the North Pole into a tourist trap. Will Santa be able to return…

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln A play by John Drinkwater Presented by The Online Stage. In survey after survey, Abraham Lincoln is universally ranked as the greatest of America’s presidents, setting standards for honesty, courage, compassion and ethical responsibility. John Drinkwater’s play was the British poet’s first theatrical success, opening in England in 1918 to surprising acclaim and…

Mountain Interval

Featuring the voices of Robert Gonzalez, Sara Morsey, Jennifer Fournier, Russell Gold, Ben Stevens, and Andy Harrington. This collection was first published in 1916 and contains some of Frost’s most famous poems, including “The Road Not Taken”, “Hyla Brook”, and “Birches”. Frost’s dedication reads: “To You – who least need reminding that before this interval…

Penelope

Penelope A comedy in three acts In this elegant comedy of manners, Penelope O’Farrell discovers that her husband has been having an affair with an attractive married woman. Instead of lapsing into despair, she decides to employ some cunning strategies to save her marriage. Cast Penelope O’Farrell – Amanda Friday Dr. O’Farrell (Dickie) – Jeff…

Alice in Wonderland

Join seven-year-old Alice as she tumbles down the rabbit hole to have an adventure in Wonderland, in Lewis Carroll’s classic novel beloved by children and adults alike. Alice encounters many strange and curious creatures in Wonderland, including the anxious White Rabbit, the rather unhelpful Caterpillar, the disappearing Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and his guests…

North of Boston

North of Boston, first published in 1914, was Robert Frost’s second collection of poetry. Many of the poems take the form of conversations and hence are very suitable for presentation in a dramatic format. Contents: “The Pasture” “Mending Wall” “The Death of the Hired Man” “The Mountain” “A Hundred Collars” “Home Burial” “The Black Cottage”…

Moop Saves Christmas

Santa is in trouble – he catches a cold at the most inconvenient time of the year. As he rests in bed, he ponders anxiously: Who will deliver the presents this year? Cast: Narrator – Jennifer Fournier Santa – Ron Altman Edna – Michele Eaton Doctor – Joseph Tabler Moop – Jeff Moon Blitzen –…

The Creditor

The Swedish playwright August Strindberg was one of the founding fathers of naturalistic theater. A feature of many of his plays is the minute dissection of attitude and motivation by individuals within tightly bound groups. As in the present drama, such relentless inspection of behavior often has drastic consequences. Thekla, married to the needy Adolf,…

Incompatibility of Temper

Incompatibility of Temper: Three Pictures of Moscow Life by Alexander Ostrovsky Translated by Ethel Voynich Presented by the Online Stage Alexander Ostrovsky was the premier Russian dramatist before Chekov, and a true master of realistic satire. His Incompatibility of Temper consists of three sections or “Pictures of Moscow life”. Despite its patina of humor, the…