We reach out to authors, poets, proponents of oral history, and playwrights of all media to help build an audience for new works that engage the imagination. Hosted by Scott Paulson.
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We continue the Bicentennial Celebration of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein… In this episode of Ether Tale Radio Theatre, we present a reduced version of Presumption; or, the Fate of Frankenstein. This 1823 play by Richard Brinsley Peake was a popular success and when Mary Shelley attended the play in London she was surprised by the adulation [...]
Host: Scott Paulson Guests: Amber Gallant, Gabriel Pan, Melanie Peters, Lily Huang. Scott interviews Amber Gallant about a new literary genre, Fabulism. The historical adventure genre of Great American Read nominations is explored when Gabriel Pan and Melanie Peters each read a chapter from Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (a very French novel [...]
In this episode, we read more chapters from books that are part of PBS’ “Great American Read.” Barbara Henderson reads from Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. Melanie Peters reads from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. Show host Scott Paulson reads from Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Poet Christina Continelli reads some of her original works. Show host Scott Paulson reads The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Peter Flynn reads some computer-generated haiku that his sons Liam and Daniel compiled. In the finale of this episode, local public school student Liam Flynn makes his computer intone a poetic tale!
The bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is soon upon us! Ether Tale Radio Theatre celebrates this early (some say the earliest) sci-fi story by reciting chosen passages. We also read a climactic scene from a three-act Frankenstein romantic drama based on Shelley’s tale, which was written by Richard Brinsley Peake in 1823 (Mary Shelley was [...]
Host: Scott Paulson Readers: Melanie Peters and Gabriel Pan Tech Support: Peter Flynn Our host Scott just returned from five weeks in Europe (doing Paper Theatre research). He also had a chance to crawl into some catacombs and dungeons in various churches and castles, with the intention of enhancing some upcoming Ether Tale radio plays [...]
On today's show we have a variety of poetry readings, as well as a brief Irish ditty in honor of Saint Patrick's Day from our EtherTale Radio Players. We are also joined by Rolland G Smith, Re-known News Reporter and Published Poet reading some of his original works. Part 1: Readings from Scott Paulson - [...]
Thursday, Oct 13 episode of Ether Tale Radio Theatre Finally, the finale of Christina Continelli's most recent radio play!! TALES OF THE BIZARRE II, Headless Spectator Sport, PART 3 Host: Scott Paulson Live sound effects & music: Scott Paulson Recorded sound effects and sound tech: Peter Flynn Players: Gabriel Pan as Lenny Skinard: a veteran [...]
Tonight, the Ether Tale Radio Players take a break from the scripted stories to celebrate the arrival of the Shakespeare folio's arrival in San Diego (for display at our downtown Central Library) by featuring Sonnets, Soliloquies and historical pieces reviewing and explaining the Bard's works. Players - Scott Paulson - A Review by Oscar Wilde [...]