• Alive With Pleasure

    CW: This play contains mention of murder, Rape, and suicide

    Lydia, an older black woman, and Sam, a younger white man, talk while sharing their company's smoking area. Small talk turns to discussions about life, loss, politics, and finding some way to keep going.

    Written by: John Dayton Cerna

    Directed by: Claire Johnson

    Starring: Jacquelyn Haas and Jacob Glass

    Aound Design: Andrew Pond*

    *Designates EFCT Company Member

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    58m | Feb 11, 2024
  • HOT MIC

    As the cast of a radio show go through the frustrations of rehearsing and recording, a murder is discovered in the studio. Now it's up to the sound engineer to solve the crime, catch the killer, and keep the project from going into overtime...

    Written By: Dana Schwartz

    Directed by: Andrew Pond*

    Starring: Jessica Lauren Fisher*, Daniel Houle*, Zach Osterman^, Andrew Pond*, and Maiko Terazawa*

    Sound by: Andrew Pond*

    ^Denotes EFCT Artistic Associate

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    34m | Jan 14, 2024
  • The Meeting

    A local playwright has a meeting with a big-time producer who wants to produce one of her plays. But will the producer's past and her own nervousness ruin the meeting before it even begins? A hilarious look at the struggle to control your creations and letting your imagination run away with you.

    Written By: Rachel Feeny-Williams

    Directed by: Gayle Starr

    Starring: Robin Fodor and Kelsey Moher

    Sound Design: Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    34m | Dec 10, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVEThe YouTube Comments Section of the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    "The YouTube Comments Section of the Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" explores the democracy of comments sections, and the surprising effect that iconic pop culture and anonymity can have on our communications.

    Written By: Ryan Stevens

    Directed By: Rashaad Bond

    Starring: Sophie Hernando Kofman, Monica Villalba, Ameer Ross, and Dakota Pariset.

    Sound Design: Andrew Pond*

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    23m | Nov 12, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVEThe Cast Needs Explanation

    Members of the cast of "Things Needing Explnation" discuss the spookiness of audio drama, and how Nancy Drew and Criminal Minds match up...


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    10m | Nov 1, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVETHE DIRECTOR EXPLAINS IT ALL TO YOU

    "Things Needing Explanation" director Holly Lynn discusses directing her daughters and why Dick Tracy is her favorite detective!

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    6m | Oct 29, 2023
  • THINGS NEEDING EXPLANATION

    CONTENT WARNING 

    If you are listening to this production in a car, please note that our story also takes place in a car, and includes sounds of honking, traffic, and tires screeching. 

    Our story also includes some language and themes that may not be appropriate for children.

    A simple whodunit game between a woman and her granddaughter takes on unexpected and overtones that will change everyone's lives in this amazing mystery

    Written by: Julia Fisher

    Directed By: Holly Lynn

    Starring: Leslie Jones,. Evelyn Smith,. Josalyn Lynn, Lydia Lewis, and Christopher Morgan

    Sound: Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    54m | Oct 8, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVECasts Needing Explanation

    Cast members from "Things Needing Explanation" hold forth on the spookiness of audio drama, and how Nancy Drew and "Criminal Minds" go together...


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    10m | Oct 1, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVEDirect from the Director

    "Lost In Tea" director, Christina Casano, discusses directing, pandemic art, and BatBoy the musical.





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    14m | Sep 30, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVESPILLING THE TEA

    "Lost In Tea" actor Tess Galbiati talks acting, and the deep unrest within the unicorn community in this special interview.



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    9m | Sep 20, 2023
  • LOST IN TEA

    A young girl in therapy during the Covid lockdown describes how she survives all the stresses by living under her bed with an unusual selection of old toys.

    Written by: Jo Cattell

    Directed by: Christina Casano

    Starring: Tess Galbiati

    Sound Design: Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT company member

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    28m | Sep 10, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVEA Grand Cast

    The cast of The Grand Experiment discusses their acting, love of voice acting, and deep undying devotion to director Joel Willison

    With: Sophie Hernando Kofman, Angelo Martinez, Rashaad Bond, Crystal Park, and Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT company member



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    29m | Aug 31, 2023
  • EXCLUSIVENIXIN' NIXON

    Jane has scored a dinner date with her longtime crush. The only problem? Her roommate's inexplicable fascination with a particular President...

    Written By: Elisabeth Speckman

    Directed by: Willow James

    Starring: Emily Saoirse Landrath and Teagan Fitzpatrick

    Sound Design by: Laurel S. Barrett*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    26m | Dec 11, 2022
  • EXCLUSIVENinety-Five

    CW: This episode contains mention of Nazism and the Holocaust.

    Ninety-Five is one woman's unique perspective of the horrors of 1930's Germany and the likelihood of a return of fascism in the present day. She should know. She was there. On the other side.

    Written by: Sebastian Michael

    Directed by: Daniel Washelesky

    Starring: Jean-Marie Koon

    Sound engineering: Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT company member

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    45m | Nov 13, 2022
  • Terrifying chats with the cast of "Speech Therapy"

    Actors Noelle Klyce and August Forman discuss their love (or lack thereof) for horror, why voice acting is awesome, and why "The Wiz" is actually a horror movie....

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    18m | Oct 31, 2022
  • EXCLUSIVESpeech Therapy

    Wenzde and Mark have accepted a job clearing out an old health clinic specializing in speech therapy. But old tapes hint at something sinister, and as the sun goes down, the idea they are being stalked by a creature that can mimic human speech becomes frighteningly likely....

    Written by: Miranda Barrett

    Directed by: Rufus Wood

    Starring: Noelle Klyce and August Forman

    Sound Design by: Laurel Barrett*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    1h 10m | Oct 9, 2022
  • Find Your Way with the Lost In the Wild Cast!

    A special interview with Ian Rigg, Susan Davey, and Monica Szaflik, discussing audio drama, voice acting, and how the Jilmore Girls are just like the Twilight Zone...


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    23m | Oct 8, 2022
  • EXCLUSIVELost In The Wild

    Recovering from a near-fatal accident and shocking family secrets, Catherine discovers a message in a bottle from another woman also dealing with loss and the harsh treatment of the immigration system. An unlikely correspondence develops, and Catherine comes to terms with her losses...and the truth of who is sending the messages...

    Written By: Maeve O'Lynn and Laura Morgan

    Directed By: Christian Prato

    Starring: Susan Davey, Ian Rigg, and Monica Szaflik

    Sound Design By: Laurel Barrett*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

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    50m | Sep 11, 2022
  • EXCLUSIVEYou Can Try It

    A Kitchen Sink drama so dramatic, it's hilarious! If Eugene O'Neill and Neil Simon had a baby, this is it! Don't be scared, You Can Try It!

    Written by: George Freek

    Directed By: Andrew Pond*

    Starring: Alexis Vaselopulous*, Michelle Annette*, Richard Eyre*, Julian Serna*, Chloe Adamo^, and Andrew Pond*

    Sound Design: Andrew Pond*

    *Denotes EFCT Company Member

    ^Denotes EFCT Artistic Associate

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    39m | Aug 14, 2022
  • Maiko Terazawa Finds inner peace

    Star of "French Beans and Inner Peace", Maiko Terazawa, discusses the feline challenges of audio drama, what the grocery store MUST have, and...clogging?


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    8m | Jul 28, 2022
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