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Pulp-Pourri Theatre Audio Drama

Pulp-Pourri Theatre is an all-new audio drama anthology series that has its origins in vintage pulp fiction but presents its stories in the modern way. Produced and directed by Pete Lutz, and starring the Narada Radio Company.
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Mar 26, 2017

I can hear you cry, "WHAT!? Two new NADIs in ONE MONTH? Pete, what's the matter with you?"  Well, sometimes that's what happens, and now, with the launch of NADI #5, we're only one month behind instead of two. 

With this episode we announce our membership in the new "Fatecrafters" Network of shows. Listen for the special trailer between 1 and 2 for a new show by our friends and co-members at Audioblivious Productions!

THIS PRODUCTION IS RATED PG for mild adult language. Parental Guidance is suggested.

1. "MR. HANDY-DANDY, THE D.I.Y. GUY", with Bralynn Bell as the host and Chuck Wilson as Rock Virgo, the world-famous Mr. H-D, it's a spoof on Home Improvement shows.

2. "JAKE DIMES, RANGE DETECTIVE". In chapter 5, "Hog-Tied", our hero unwittingly finds himself face-to-face with the leader of the payroll robbing ring, and the lovely Chris Greenslate receives a puzzling note from Jake.

CAST:

ANNOUNCERS: Glenn Higbee and Darren Rockhold

JAKE DIMES: Dana Gonsalves

BIRCH HICKAM: Tommy Gragg

BRAX: Bill Hollweg

CHRIS GREENSLATE: Kristen DiMercurio

LUPE: Debby Leal-Ramirez

3. PULP-POURRI THEATRE S4 E5: "HANDS OF THE HIGH PRIEST"

Adapted from a WEIRD TALES story by M. G. Moretti, we learn what happens to the members of an archaeological expedition that steals the "eye" of a stone idol. A creepy chiller that's not for the timid soul!

CAST:

GUEST VOICE: Jon Grilz of the "Small Town Horror" podcast www.smalltownhorrorpodcast.com

ANNOUNCER: Lisa Ayala

WARDEN: Derek Lutz

GUARD: Micah Blain

McKENZIE: Pete Lutz

JOHNSON: Ross Bernhardt

HENDERSON: Christian Ferris

RADIO VOICE: Darren Rockhold

SPECIAL MUSIC STINGS composed for Pulp-Pourri Theatre by Tom Parsons http://www.soundcloud.com/rory-parsons

Mar 20, 2017

RATED PG-13. A CO-PRODUCTION OF 63audio and LEAP AUDIO. This is the story of two gay couples and their fight to challenge the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which went into effect in the first decade of the 21st century. Prop. 8 essentially made it illegal for same-sex couples to marry. Fashioned from actual dialog, TV political ads and court transcripts, "8" is a moving, gripping drama that you must share with your family and friends. 

Written by the author of the recent hit TV miniseries, "When We Rise", Dustin Lance Black.

Featured in the cast were: (*indicates Narada Radio Company members)

Austin Beach* (of Audioblivious Prod.) as Charles Cooper
Bob Caro* as Evan Wolfson
Shannon Grace* as Maggie Gallagher
Christian Ferris* as David Blankenhorn
MJ Cogburn as Dr Cott
Jeremy Hennessy* (of Audioblivious Prod.) as Dr. Gregory Herek
Michael Cogburn as Elliot Perry
Mason Cogburn as Spencer Perry
John Washington* as Dr. Tam
Keane Lutz* as Ryan Kendall
Kristy Glick* as Sandy Stier
Melody Gaines* as Kris Perry
Kyle Bauer* as Dr. Ilan Meyer
Maurice Curran* as Jeff Zarillo
Omar Lopez* as Paul Katami
Lisa Marie Ayala* as the Court Clerk
Victoria Fancki* as the Journalist

And special Guest stars:
Pete Lutz* as Judge Vaughn Walker
Jack Ward* (of Electric Vicuna Prod.) as David Boies
Timm Gillick as Dr. Gary Segura
and
Mark Bruzee* as Theodore Olson
and
Nick Wommack* as the Narrator

This play was written by Dustin Lance Black
Produced by Pete Lutz for 63audio
and
Mark Bruzee for Leap Audio
Post-production by Mark Bruzee
Line Director was Pete Lutz

“Love Don’t Know a Reason” by Michael Callen was used without permission.

8 was originally funded by The American Foundation for Equal Rights and Broadway Impact.

For more information or to schedule your own staged reading of “8” go to:
www.8theplay

This has been a co-production of 63audio and Leap Audio.

Mar 15, 2017

Here's the trailer for our next release, an audio drama called "8" by Dustin Lance Black, author of the "When We Rise" TV miniseries currently being aired. "8" is about California's Proposition 8, which questioned the legality and necessity of same-sex marriage, and which was voted in by Californians in the first decade of the 21st century. Two same-sex couples went to court to challenge that law, and this play details these people's court battles and what was going on in their private lives as well. 

"8" is a co-production of LEAP Audio Productions and 63audio, and was co-directed by Mark Bruzee of LEAP and Pete Lutz (of you-know-what). The production is performed by members of the LEAP players and the Narada Radio Company. Mark adapted the play for audio.

THIS PRODUCTION WILL BE LAUNCHED SIMULTANEOUSLY BY LEAP AND 63audio on MONDAY, 3/20/17. THERE WILL BE NO SUNDAY EPISODE LAUNCH HERE, DUE TO THIS LAUNCH.

Mar 12, 2017

A special re-release from the vaults, this one is a show I created for Mark Slade's "The Hangman's Dozen" anthology series. It's called "Four Minus One", and was originally released as a co-production of 63audio and 4077th/All Better Audio, on 2/26/16.

Set during the days when "Old Time Radio" was just "Radio", Four Minus One is about actress Marjorie Vining, longtime star of the hit radio series, "The Librarian of Coreyville". When she senses her co-star is scheming to steal her role, Marjorie seeks assistance from a local gypsy fortuneteller, who takes her down a long road of curses and revenge.

OUR CAST:

Spirit Voice: JASON D. JOHNSON

Radio Show Announcer: REX GABRIEL

Bill Baker: PETE LUTZ

Lina McNally: KATIE LOFTIN

Marjorie Vining: KRISTY GLICK

Gypsy: GERI ELLIFF

Frankie: NICK WOMMACK

Wink Winkler: ALAN CLOWER

Stationmaster: DANA GONSALVES

Addie: GRIFFIN GREENE

Studio Engineer: CHRISTIAN FERRIS

End Credits: FEDERAL STONECIPHER

“The Librarian of Coreyville” Theme composed and performed by DR. ROSS BERNHARDT

Mar 5, 2017

We're back! At long last, the 4th installment of NADI is here and ready to enjoy!

1st & 3rd features: Rated G for General Audiences

2nd feature: Rated PG for Parental Guidance due to mild adult language

1. TURNBUCKLE TELEVISION CARTEL PRESENTS: "IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST"

Your all-new prescription for laughter!

Starring: Darren Rockhold, George Hatfield, Omar Lopez, Nancy Gaugler, Derek Rhein and Angela Young

2. JAKE DIMES, RANGE DETECTIVE Chapter Four: "Arrested!"

Jake gets taken in by the Sheriff of Prickly Pear; we learn what happens to Briar Buck.

Starring: Glenn Higbee, Darren Rockhold, Glenn Hascall, Evy Elizondo, Debby Leal-Ramirez, Joe Stofko, Jeff Niles, Dana Gonsalves, Mark Bruzee, Kristen DiMercurio and Nancy Bueler

3. PULP-POURRI THEATRE S4 E4: "ARSON PLUS" by Dashiell Hammett

Hammett's first story featuring The Continental Op, from 1923! A rollicking jaunt through arson, murder and some other crimes!

Starring: Cannonball Kelly, special guest Ed Champion, Pete Lutz, Alan Clower, Austin Hanna, Skeeter Ullman, Ross Bernhardt, Owen McCuen, Lisa Espinoza, Jason D. Johnson, Gene Giggy, Teddi Giggy, Micah R. Blain, Kevin Schuster, Diana DeHoyos, Katie Loftin, Maurice Curran, Nick Wommack, George Hatfield and Peter D. Howard

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