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Skywave

Skywave rides the wind of your imagination; creating clouds of sound from the air that surrounds your mind. Throughout the journey to discover where the magic of sound exists in space, we'll explore how music and radio plays carve indelible pictures in our heads.   Learn more about the host here.



SKYWAVE 11/20 @ 6pm: Da Goils IRMA and ANNIE! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave for live radio play entertainment. We begin with an episode from the comedy My Friend Irma. 1st broadcast 1948, "Thanksgiving Turkey" is a cornucopia of holiday misinterpretation; especially with feather-brained Irma involved.  We proceed with a delightful charmer from Little Orphan Annie. Originally aired 1935, "Annie's Big Surprise Party" has something in store not just for Annie, but you, the listener, too. Stay tuned with our guests Elizabeth Caruso, Bill Simpson, Martha Michael, Jim Harris and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
SKYWAVE 11/13 @ 6pm: PRINCESS and the PEP TALK MAN Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave for more live radio plays. We begin with a duo of shorts from the master of the ten minute tale- John McDonnell. First up, "Pep Talk Man" from 2017. It seems that Ralph can't get out of bed until Pep Talk Man arrives with super powers to cure Ralph. But is this a test beyond heroic capabilities? Our 2nd McDonnell entry is "Always Ask A Princess" from 2017, which is a kind of modern fractured fairy tale with a twisted moral. And we conclude with a chiller from the Quiet Please series. Originally aired 1948, "12 To 5" brings us to a radio station, where a mysterious DJ appears on DJ Connie's show and and predicts tragic events.  How  does this bode fro Connie? Well here to keep you guessing are playwright John McDonnell, Nyi Lunsford, Gary Mitchell, and your host, Andy Pettit.

 
SKYWAVE @ 6pm 11/6: DETECTIVE DISTRESS?! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for more radio play action. We begin with an episode from the detective series Let George Do It.  1st broadcast 1949, "Lady In Distress" considers the world of evening entertainment via the strong arm of racketeers who give wayward ladies an opportunity to trade on their physical charms, but who is this showgirl Chickie who seems a little too clueless. We continue with another detective story from the Dick Tracy series. Originally aired 1938, "Pat Hypnotized" brings us back to the underground world, but not the one that trades on the sweat of flesh, but the foul odor of forgery; another fine art. But does hypnosis figure into the plot? Well, here to keep you in suspense are voice actors Shelli Pentimall-Booker, Stephen Medvidick and Aaron Roberge along with your host Andy Pettit. 

 
SKYWAVE October 23 @ 6pm: FULL COUNT! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for more radio play entertainment. We have a trio of humorous treats. We begin at the ball park with "Full Count", where 3 lively sportscasters are calling a Phillies/ Thunderbirds game. Hear what happens when play by play announcer  is joined by a veteran grizzly color analyst along with a peppy field interviewer. We continue with the conclusion to Cecil Has A Toothache from the Cecil and Sally series. And we finish with a funny monologue from the Fleischmann's series "Miss Tithinwither at the Prize Fight", which takes a surprising turn as Miss T. delivers her protest. And here to tickle your tummy are Sherry Brown, Bill Simpson, Martha Michael, Jim Harris on sfx and your host, Andy Pettit. 

 
SKYWAVE 10/16 wed. @ 6pm: BIG COP?! Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave for more live radio play fun! We begin with an episode from the Dragnet series. 1st broadcast 1951, "The Big Cop" has the city in a fray chasing down warehouse looters. Could the problem be as Det. Joe Friday suspects- "that they're working form an inside angle- getting tips" ad to keep you in more confusion we have a short from 5 Minute Mysteries. Originally aired in the late '40's, "Murder of Mrs. Banks" concerns the suspicious death of a housewife found by husband and friend? Can you guess who dun it? Here to maintain your befuddlement are voices Susan Triggiani, Maury Harris, Steve Medvidick and your host, Andy Pettit.  

 
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