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This Week's Radio Broadcast
Listen for Free: 'A Huey P. Newton Story' written, directed and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith.
A Huey P. Newton Story
Air Date: October 22, 2021
In his brilliantly-imagined, Obie Award-winning show, Roger Guenveur Smith explores the life of the controversial Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton through a series of improvisations based on his own words and writings. Biography, satire, and socio-political commentary blend within a landscape of fantastic sound design to create a provocative, surreal and always surprising portrait of the complex times in which he lived. Original music by Marc Thompson.
"A gripping, moving performance." —AudioFile Magazine
Air Date: October 29, 2021
When Count Dracula arrives in London, the city is helpless against his power and only one man, Dr. Van Helsing, can stop the carnage.
Becket, or the Honour of God
Air Date: November 5, 2021
Waiting to be punished for his part in Becket's murder, King Henry II re-lives his close friendship with his fellow reveler turned saint.
The Murder on the Links
Air Date: November 12, 2021
In Christie’s clever and beautifully crafted tale, Detective Hercule Poirot receives an urgent letter from Paul Renauld summoning him to France. Upon their arrival, Poirot and his companion, Arthur Hastings, find they are too late.
Air Date: November 19, 2021
As the invasion of Grenada begins, Senator Eddie Bowman finds himself at odds with a foreign-policy specialist, a speechwriter, and his own son.
God's Man in Texas
Air Date: November 26, 2021
The biggest Baptist church in the country's aging leader is reluctant to relinquish his job to the younger, charismatic pastor, Jerry Mears.
Hold These Truths
Air Date: December 3, 2021
During WWII in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly remove and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.
Air Date: December 10, 2021
Based on National Book Award-winner Joyce Carol Oates' novella about the Chappaquiddick scandal, this tragic and beautiful opera enthralls as a handsome senator uses his power to enchant, seduce, and carelessly destroy.
Air Date: December 17, 2021
A play about love and math between gun-shy young scientists. Just how does a computer scientist romance a molecular biologist?
Barefoot in the Park
Air Date: December 24, 2021
A brand-new lawyer and his bride have returned from their honeymoon and are moving into a new apartment. Once there, they find the place is bare of furniture, the paint job is wrong, the skylight leaks and wacky neighbors keep popping up.
The Lion in Winter
Air Date: December 31, 2021
James Goldman's brilliant historical drama pits King Henry II against the strong-willed Eleanor of Aquitaine, brought to life by Alfred Molina and Kathleen Chalfant.