National Schedule  

National Schedule

"Shoestring Radio Theatre" is downloaded nationally every week via Content Depot of the Public Radio Satellite Network (which reaches hundreds of public radio stations across the country). The program has also is heard on Golden Hours Radio in the state of Oregon and the Companion Radio Network (transmitted to convalescent homes, veterans hospitals, and rehabilitation centers throughout the country). You can also listen to the show on-demand or at KUSF in Exile on Friday nights from 9:30 pm to 10 pm Pacific time.


National Schedule Satellit

December 3
Crash Landing
Fia and Pierce crash land on what they think is a hospitable planet to be explored. It turns out to be very different from that and the two people who dislike each other intensely find themselves the only people on the planet. Now what?
  • Written by .............. James C. Ferguson
  • Directed by ............. Steve Rubenstein
December 10 & 17
A Christmas Carol
A radio drama adaptation of Charles Dickens' 1843 character study of a man who isolates himself from the world only to discover, almost too late, his need for love and friendship.
  • Written by .............. Charles Dickens
  • Directed by ............. Paul Dougherty
December 24
Cult Stories: Student
Ethan Daniels is a graduate student in anthropology who is investigating the Temple of Mentotechnics. He soon meets up with Star Trek super fan Nina Brown. What is Ethan supposed to do in a world he had no idea even existed?
  • Written by .............. Hugh A.D. Spencer
  • Directed by ............. Jonathan W. Wind
December 31
Cult Stories: Lover
Things heat up for anthropologist Ethan and Nina with unexpected consequences. Especially when Ethan decides to change his focus of study from Mentotechnics to Star Trek fans. Ethan will go where no anthropologist has gone before.
  • Written by .............. Hugh A.D. Spencer
  • Directed by ............. Jonathan W. Wind
January 7
Natural Selection
This fact-based satire reveals the process by which a wide variety of characters are chosen for a truly awesome contemporary responsibility: JURY DUTY.
  • Written by .............. Randy Parker
  • Directed by ............. Randy Parker
January 14
Collision Course
A man and a woman describe their ill-fated relationship from opposing points of view.
  • Written by .............. Monica Sullivan
January 21
Welcome To The New Shanghai
Welcome to the New Shanghai bar owned by Sesh where Blaine works behind the counter. As the story progresses we meet a patron named Jonesy and a mysterious woman with a connection to Blaine. We also meet Del who is Blaine’s boyfriend.
  • Written by .............. Anne Stone
  • Directed by ............. Anne Stone
January 28
Sometime Never
Liz has been having a 25 year affair with George, but is getting pretty fed up with his delays in leaving his wife. They plan a vacation together but his family gets in the way. She has her own ideas how to handle the situation.
  • Written by .............. David Barry
  • Directed by ............. Anne Stone
February 4
The Fare To Nowhere
Berkeley cab driver Nick Murphy tries to establish his innocence after he is framed for a jewelry heist by femme fatale Maggie Hunter.
  • Written by .............. Monica Sullivan
February 11
Mona Lisa Mon Amour
A strong feminist tale of Mariah Tempesta, an international rock star who decides to extend her career with a scheme that staggers the art world.
  • Written by .............. Kent Miller

Note: The dates above indicate the date the RealAudio and mp3 streams are put on our website around 9 PM. The satellite transmission date for each play is usually two days later.


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