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 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

July 5
The Truth / The Runner
The Truth - Ben asks his friend Charlie to meet him in a bar. There, Ben shows Charlie a strange book that seems to be about Charlie’s life.
  • Written by .............. Philip Krejcarek
  • Directed by ............. Melissa Flower
The Runner - While out jogging, Ben meets a fellow jogger and her dog who have a profound effect on his life.
  • Written by .............. Philip Krejcarek
  • Directed by ............. Melissa Flower
July 12
With An Icicle In Her Heart
Why did a young actress nearly kill her boyfriend on the eve of her greatest success? Reporters Kelly McGriff and Rick Thomas try to find out in this tale.
  • Written by .............. Monica Sullivan
  • Directed by ............. Colleen Lazette
July 19
Mr. Writer's First Date Story
Join Bernie and Bernice as they go on their first date, which, thanks to Mr. Writer, leads to all sorts of adventures.
  • Written by .............. Geof Godard
  • Directed by ............. Geof Godard
July 26 and August 2
R.U.R.
In this adaptation of the first play about robots, a factory creates robots that are sent out into the world with devastating consequences.
  • Written by .............. Karel Capek
  • Adapted by .............. Neville Teller
  • Directed by ............. Anne Stone
August 9
The Witch Dentist
This original play shows how the sale of haunted jewelry wreaks havoc on an entire neighborhood.
  • Written by .............. Joanne Farias
  • Directed by ............. Paul Dougherty
August 16
Mr. Writer's Office Cubicle Story
A typical day at the office turns surreal for Josh and Gigi, thanks to Mr.. Writer, in this comedy.
  • Written by .............. Geof Godard
  • Directed by ............. Geof Godard
August 23-30
The Lesson of the Master
Young Paul Overt meets a successful novelist called Henry St. George. When St. George gives Overt advice on having women in his life while establishing a career, Overt doesn’t realize St. George’s true intentions.
  • Written by .............. Henry James
  • Adapted by .............. A. C. Westbrook
  • Directed by ............. Jonathan Wind
September 6
Haunted By A Saxophone Player
Private eyes Nick Murphy and Kitty Elliott investigate when a shady finance company threatens the boyfriend of Nick's ex-wife.
  • Written by .............. Monica Sullivan
September 13
House Upon A Cliff
Find out the secret of the house in this story.
  • Written by .............. Curt Miller
  • Directed by ............. Russ Hickman

Note: The dates above indicate the date the RealAudio and mp3 streams are put on our website around 10 PM Pacific time. The satellite transmission date for each play is usually two days later.


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