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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Ether Tale Radio Theatre presents a live radio-play reading of Oscar Wilde’s "The Happy Prince" Featuring Scott Paulson as The Happy Prince Barbara Henderson as The Narrator Karen Fisher as The Swallow Melanie Peters in dozens of portrayals of local town officials and village residents Wade Taylor as The Mayor and various small roles (Performance [...]
On this episode of Ether Tale Radio Theatre three lesser-known Christmas-themed stories, all written well over 100 years ago, were read aloud for our live radio audience. Gabriel Pan read “MR. BLUFF'S EXPERIENCES OF HOLIDAYS” by OLIVER BELL BUNCE Barbara Henderson read “LITTLE GIRL'S CHRISTMAS” by WINNIFRED E. LINCOLN Ether Tale host Scott Paulson read [...]
THE PROPOSAL, a play in one-act by Anton Chekhov CHARACTERS Barbara Henderson as STEPANIE STEPANOVITCH CHUBUKOV, a landowner. Melanie Peters as NATALYA STEPANOVNA, her daughter, twenty-five years old. Gabriel Pan as IVAN VASSILEVITCH LOMOV, a neighbour of Chubukov, a large and hearty, but very suspicious landowner. Scott Paulson as SQUEEZER, the dog. MUSIC and SOUND [...]
Melanie Peters and host Scott Paulson discussed the recently chosen One Book One San Diego books. "The Great Believers" by Rebecca Makkai was chosen for adult readers, "The Crossover" by Kwame Alexander for young adults, "Dreamers" by Yuyi Morales for children, and "Éramos unos niños" by Patti Smith for readers of Spanish. Melanie discussed the [...]
J.R. "Jerry" Strayve is the Author of "First Spouse". "First Spouse" tells the tale of two men, a politician and a soldier, who's love and relationship grows on a path to the White House. Jerry discusses his experience as an author, researching and writing his books, getting his book published. During the second half of [...]
In the episode, Ether Tale Radio Theatre celebrates Short Tales from the Mothership. Host Scott Paulson invited sci-fi micro-fiction writers who participated in a summer reading at UC San Diego Library to return for encore readings at WsRadio.com
The Ether Tale Radio Players were in a very sci-fi mood because of UC San Diego Library’s upcoming May 14 Blade Runner “2019” panel talk. The Ether Tale players will definitely be in the audience for that timely gathering! That Blade Runner panel talk will soon be posted here: https://www.uctv.tv/library-channel/ The opening scene of that [...]
Featured play: St. Martin's Summer (1911) by Cosmo Hamilton with Amanda Qassar as Enid Chilworth Gabriel Pan as Colonel Sir Richard Hawkhurst Melanie Peters as Mrs. Allingham Scott Paulson, narration & musical underscoring Also in this episode: a brief discussion about April Fool's Day
The Ether Tale Radio Players celebrated National Poetry Month by reading poems from their favorite poets. The readers had recently admired the bee poems that were strewn about the California Native Bee Specimen Exhibit at UC San Diego’s Geisel Library. That bee theme was borrowed for this evening of poetry as well! Host Scott Paulson [...]
The EtherTale Radio Players celebrate National Poetry Month with a set of poetry readings. The EtherTale Radio players read poems on the topic of Medicine as a preview for an upcoming National Poetry Month activity. Host Scott Paulson reveals these poems are set to be on display at the Biomedical Library Building breezeway at UC San Diego.