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The Nox Virus spreads. We find out how much we rely on digital communication.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Gallagher
Bobby Cannavale and Peter Gallagher star in this short about fatherhood. In the comic and heartbreaking 2 Dads by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award win...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 21:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Clarence Sasser
The story of Clarence Sasser is a portrait from Stephen Lang's one-man show, Beyond Glory, based on the book by Larry Smith of the same title. He p...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2018
  • Length: 15:14
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 KUNM


  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 12:12
  • Purchases: 1
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 KUNM, KZYX, and WHRV


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Jim, A radio play by Josephine Halbert, Credit: original drawing by Josephine Halbert
The story of a 1960s transatlantic 'rock and roll' romance, created for radio. Laura remembers her love affair with Jim, a well known American rock...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:05:40
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What does it take to live together? By blending a fictional romantic drama with a nonfictional documentary, The Cohabit is a fresh look at the risi...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 45:27
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
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Ranging from whimsical to introspective: poetry touched my music.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:30
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
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In the fact of the fear, confusing and despair many Americans feel after the election, one group of individuals joined together to share stories of...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1
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: Paige Keane and Avery Bowne as Lucinda and Freddie C.
Twilight Zone style science fiction. A programmer launches an ambitious plan to create holograms that act like real people -- but something has gon...

  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 30:53
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: Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan stars in Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn’s Fifth Planet. A professional astronomer played by Amy Ryan (Birdman; Gone, Baby, Gone; “The ...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 39:50
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: Tonya Pinkins
In Forward Observer, Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a harried VA hospital clerk. An elderly World War II veteran is giving her a hard time a...

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
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Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes travel to Stoke Moran to investigate the death of Helen Stoner’s sister… and to try and prevent history from repeati...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:21
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"Three Wishes: An Old Story" and "Strega Nona: An Old Story"

  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:33
Caption: Ghost Ship, Credit: Albert Pinkham Ryder
Jackie, a journalist in the 1920s, thought she'd seen it all when she boarded a ship headed where few ships dare sail.

  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 30:27