Ether Tale Radio Theatre

//Ether Tale Radio Theatre
Ether Tale Radio Theatre presents radio drama, soundscapes, and spoken word with the intent to entertain and enlighten.
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.
“Weird and wonderful.” San Diego CityBeat
“An out-of-the-ordinary experience.” Los Angeles Times
“Scott Paulson could be the love child of Vincent Price and Garrison Keillor.” U-T San Diego
“Paulson is an avant-garde vaudevillian. Think Samuel Beckett meets John Cage.” U-T San Diego
Live broadcasts are presented on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month

04/26/18 More Poetry as we Celebrate National Poetry Month

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!

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02/22/18 Ether Tale Radio Theatre Presents a Reading of Frankenstein

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 [...]

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02/18/18 Dragon Tails & Dragon Tales

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 [...]

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03/16/17 Poetry Readings and More; Featured – Rolland G Smith

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 - [...]

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10/13/16 TALES OF THE BIZARRE II, Headless Spectator Sport, PART 3

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 [...]

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06/10/16 A Night of Shakespeare

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 [...]

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05/12/16 Tales of the Bizarre II – Part One of “Legend of the Headless Spectator Sport”

Program: Tales of the Bizarre II - Part One of “Legend of the Headless Spectator Sport” written by Christina Continelli Players - Lenny Skinard - Gabriel Pan Margie Halper - Ellen Lawson Captain Updike - Joseph Skinner Chet Nebbish - Scott Paulson Tex Richman - Ryan Severance Lady Blackpudding - Ellen Lawson Velvet Nationale - [...]

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04/14/16 Lady Ada’s Lodge: Center for Time Travel?

In this episode of Ether Tale Radio Theatre, an old lodge in the woods of Maine turns out to have an unusual past. The current residents communicate with time traveler Lady Ada Lovelace. (Part one of two.)   Ellen Lawson as "Lady Ada" Melanie Peters as "Melanie" Scott Paulson as "Gramps" Peter Flynn as "Mysterious [...]

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02/11/16 Brickley Mansion Museum Mysteries – Part 1

Brickley Mansion Museum Mysteries - Part 1 Narrator & Music- Scott Paulson Janice Black - Ellen Lawson Marty Stern - Melanie Peters Roscoe the Raven - Scott Paulson Frank - Gabriel Pan Burt - Scott Paulson Additional readings: The Purple Dress - By O. Henry Read by Gabriel Pan Sound Technician for 02/11/2016 - Gabriel [...]

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01/14/16 Tom Swift – Visitor from Planet X

In this generational leap, we follow the exploits of Tom Swift Jr. as he follows in his father's footsteps as an inventor and adventurer. In "Visitor from Planet X", we find young Tom Swift (Jr.) and his sidekicks Bud and Chow as they combat the forces of evil who have unleashed devastating earthquakes all over [...]

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