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Caption: Timothée Chalamet
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name) and Zoe Kazan (The Big Sick) star in Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies' Misadventure. In ...

Bought by KZYX and KUNM


  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 12:12
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: John Douglas Thompson
Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson star in this offering from Playing on Air. In the short play, A Man of His Time, a descendant of Supreme Co...

Bought by KZYX and KVSC


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 32:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Geraldine Hughes
CHANGING OF THE GUARD features two short comedies about getting outpaced by a world zooming way ahead. In The Mandela Effect, written and directed...

Bought by WNPR, KUNM, KZYX, and WHRV


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Scott Adsit
Comedy writer all-star, Alan Zweibel (“SNL,” Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays), and young comedy writer MVP, Jon Kern (“The Simps...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WNPR, and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 23, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: John Douglas Thompson
Sam Waterston and John Douglas Thompson star in this offering from Playing on Air. It features two short plays about American Black History. In th...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WNPR, KUT, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander, Peter Jacobson, Amy Ryan and Michael Stuhlbarg star in two short, touching and humorous plays about stepping up when you are neede...

Bought by WHRV, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
Jesse Eisenberg is both playwright and actor in this satirical short play about an anxious young hipster absurdly co-opting the tragedy of Septembe...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 16:49
Caption: James Lescene
Starring James Lecesne, Elizabeth is a short play about a son moving back in with his mother after his divorce. Written by David Cale, it features ...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:23
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
THE BLIZZARD, a mystery thriller, features Jesse Eisenberg as a snowed-in screenwriter surprised by menacing, creepy unexpected guests and it's not...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 19:27
Caption: Marsha Mason
Starring Marsha Mason and Steven Boyer. In the short comedy, TASHA WALKS, a young man (Steven Boyer, Tony nominee for HAND TO GOD, NBC's "Trial & E...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: Jane Kaczmarek
Napoleon in Exile by Daniel Reitz, is a humorous and touching piece about a single mother and her young adult son who has ASD (Autistic Spectrum Di...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Jun 15, 2016
  • Length: 38:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Urie
Starring Harriet Harris and Michael Urie. After gay marriage is legalized in New York, one mother will stop at nothing to get her son to the altar....

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 19:52
Caption: Marsha Mason
Marsha Mason (4 time Academy Award nominee) and Steven Boyer (Tony nominee for HAND TO GOD and regular on TV's "Trial and Error") star in TASHA WA...

Bought by WHRV, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and KUNM


  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Jane Smiley discusses her 2014 book, SOME LUCK, the first in a trilogy that follows an Iowa farm family for more than a century. Smiley talks about...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and WNJR


  • Added: May 20, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Liv Rooth
A meet-cute in a coffeeshop contains multitudes, in this entertaining, experimental short, now a classic, from David Ives (Venus in Fur). It is fro...

Bought by KZYX, KUNM, and WABE


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Peter Jacobson
SECTION 310, ROW D, SEATS 5 & 6 is a short entertaining play from Tony winner Warren Leight about three buddies who bond over their shared passion ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 29:40
Caption: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried Veterans Administration Hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Aidan Quinn
In BANSHEE, a teacher (Aidan Quinn) who's home sick receives a visitation from an Irish sprite (Geraldine Hughes) and an out-of-this-world proposal...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2015
  • Length: 25:46
Caption: Michael Urie
Michael Urie, Harriet Harris and a great ensemble of actors star in three short plays about love and marriage. A couple celebrates their 24th anniv...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: William Jackson Harper
Lascivious bees swarm a young woman’s Upper West Side apartment. Two vultures have a bone to pick with Saint Francis. Playing on Air brings you two...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Rosie Perez, Credit: Rob Northway
John Leguizamo, Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale star in CRAZY EIGHTS by David Lindsay-Abaire (Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner). Two recovering drug ...

Bought by WRGY, KUNM, WCAI / WNAN, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Elaine Charles, Credit: Former Library of Congress and Miami Herald staffer
A spread of new books about food: from evil sugar to wonderful wine.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:10
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
Two plays starring Jesse Eisenberg, Ed Asner, Adam Driver and Kathleen Turner - one about a dog, and one about a cat. A deposed dictator's beloved ...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, WMPG, KUT, and KZYX


  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Liv Rooth
A trio of short plays from a master of the medium, David Ives, with an April Fools Day feel to them. First, in SURE THING, a chance meeting between...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KZYX, and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jesse Eisenberg
In Jesse Eisenberg’s satirical, humorous A Little Part of All of Us with Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha, a young man displays his tenuous hold o...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KUNM, and Oregon Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3