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

January 23
Ringside
The setting is ringside in the boxing match between Joe and his nemesis. This is no ordinary fight as you will find out when you listen to the blow by blow description given by Tuck and Spin. Root for Joe in this satire.
  • Written by .............. Duncan McClinton
  • Directed by ............. Jonathan W Wind
January 30 and February 6
The Damned Thing
Set in Wyoming in 1910 where a coroner’s inquest has been convened to find the cause of the death of one Hughie Morgan, coroner Jim Schoo brings in forensics expert Doctor Mary Canaga Rowland to help sort it out. Schoo and Rowland are based on historical figures.
  • Written by .............. Ambrose Bierce
  • Dramatised for radio by . Neville Teller
  • Directed by ............. Steve Rubenstein
February 13 and 20
British Ghost Tribute
A ghost comes to the aid of the town of Chanduyt when a rich outsider tries to bully its inhabitants.
  • Written by .............. Jeffrey Dell
  • Directed by ............. Chrissy Dodds
Februray 27
Weird Goes The Dinner
Phoebe, a political analyst, is hired by Mac, a politician, and she is expecting Mac to pay her the cash he promised. She has also made predictions about him that came true and he is holding onto his money until she comes up with more political forecasts. She summons her sisters Iris and Viola to her apartment to plot her revenge on Mac by casting a spell on a meal that Mac, the “tinpot tyrant”, will never forget.
  • Written by .............. Jaylan Sheila Turkkan
  • Directed by ............. Melissa Flower
Two Timer
In this lighthearted play, we meet Sarah, who is sitting in a café waiting for her online date to show up. There is one thing about, Tim, her date, that will make this a very interesting meeting. He is from the future.
  • Written by .............. John Leatherman
  • Directed by ............. Steve Rubenstein
March 6
Ferry Tale
A person we only know as “The Man” is on a ferry boat to think over the events in his life
  • Written by .............. D. A. MacLeod
  • Directed by ............. Melissa Flower
March 13 and 20
Kept in the Dark
David and Michelle get more than they bargained for when they rent the basement of the house owned by Adam and Christina. The house has many secrets which will be revealed in this play.
  • Written by .............. Margie Langston
  • Directed by ............. Steve Rubenstein

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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