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Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family-friendly audio drama. We will follow the new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, Jonathan Park, and more. But will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners. We also feature exclusive interviews with cast and crew members of the top radio drama productions.

Audio Theatre Central Porchlight Family Media

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    • 4.5 • 73 Ratings

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast that explores family-friendly audio drama. We will follow the new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, Jonathan Park, and more. But will also introduce and discuss other productions that we feel would be of interest to our listeners. We also feature exclusive interviews with cast and crew members of the top radio drama productions.

    What's Your Favorite Christmas Audio Drama?

    What's Your Favorite Christmas Audio Drama?

    What's Your Favorite Christmas Audio Drama?

    What is your favorite family-friendly Christmas audio drama of all time? An episode of AIO? Radio Theatre's A Christmas Carol? We want to hear from you and include your picks in the December ATC episode!

    Call our feedback line at 623-688-2770 and tell us your name, what your favorite show is, and why, in under three minutes and we'll play them in the next episode.

    You can also record with the widget on our Contact page or just email us your recording. Deadline is 11/27! Can't wait to hear your faves!

    http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/p/contact.html

    • 2 min
    ATC173: Review of King Jack from Lamplighter Theatre & Caleb Bressler Interview

    ATC173: Review of King Jack from Lamplighter Theatre & Caleb Bressler Interview

    Welcome to another packed episode of ATC! JD brings a bunch of audio drama tidbits to keep you informed and then JD and Roy do a deep dive into King Jack from Lamplighter Theatre. This audio drama addresses topics of anger management, bullying, humility, not seeking revenge, and more so it sparks quite a discussion. After the review, JD chats with actor Caleb Bressler, who voiced the antagonist in this Lamplighter Theatre production. Tune in to find out how Shakespeare, JD's red hair, a bully's shoes, and chocolate soda all figure into the conversation.

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/173

    What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770.

    Join our Throne room: https://throne.live/@AudioTheatreCentral/

    Record our show credits for a future episode. Send us a recording of you reading the following and we'll use it in a future episode: Script: "Hi! This is [YOUR NAME] from [YOUR CITY AND/OR STATE]. Audio Theatre Central is a production of Porchlight Family Media. The theme music was composed by Sam Avendaño. The show is produced and edited by J.D. Sutter. Find the website at audiotheatrecentral.com."
    Email your recording to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    ATC172: Review of Freedom: William Bradford and the American Pilgrims from Brinkman Adventures

    ATC172: Review of Freedom: William Bradford and the American Pilgrims from Brinkman Adventures

    JD kicks off this episode with a whole slew of audio drama tidbits regarding AIO, Nick Guy, Lamplighter Theatre, and more. ATC contributor, Michael Schroeder, joins JD in the review segment for a breakdown of Parts 1 and 2 of Freedom: William Bradford and the American Pilgrims from the Brinkman Adventures. In addition to the in-depth discussion on all aspects of this five-and-a-half-hour-long audio drama production, JD also addresses some feedback from Greg and Blake.

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/172

    What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770.

    Join our Throne room: https://throne.live/@AudioTheatreCentral/

    Record our show credits for a future episode. Send us a recording of you reading the following and we'll use it in a future episode: Script: "Hi! This is [YOUR NAME] from [YOUR CITY AND/OR STATE]. Audio Theatre Central is a production of Porchlight Family Media. The theme music was composed by Sam Avendaño. The show is produced and edited by J.D. Sutter. Find the website at audiotheatrecentral.com."
    Email your recording to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com.

    • 1 hr 48 min
    ATC171: Free Episode of Brinkman Adventures & Ian Bultman Interview

    ATC171: Free Episode of Brinkman Adventures & Ian Bultman Interview

    In this packed episode, JD shares a bunch of audio drama tidbits to keep you up to date on the latest happenings and then writer/director Ian Bultman joins the show to talk about his work on Brinkman Adventures. Ian shares some behind the scenes info on their latest release, Freedom: William Bradford and the American Pilgrims as well as a peek at some of the exciting stories that will be coming in Season 9 of Brinkman Adventures. In addition to all that, we're also sharing the first episode of Freedom in its entirety here in this podcast episode.

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/171

    What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770.

    Join our Throne room: https://throne.live/@AudioTheatreCentral/

    Record our show credits for a future episode. Send us a recording of you reading the following and we'll use it in a future episode: Script: "Hi! This is [YOUR NAME] from [YOUR CITY AND/OR STATE]. Audio Theatre Central is a production of Porchlight Family Media. The theme music was composed by Sam Avendaño. The show is produced and edited by J.D. Sutter. Find the website at audiotheatrecentral.com."
    Email your recording to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    ATC170: 5th Annual ATC Seneca Awards Replay [Bonus Episode]

    ATC170: 5th Annual ATC Seneca Awards Replay [Bonus Episode]

    Today's episode is the replay of the 5th Annual ATC Seneca Awards broadcast from August 26th, 2022. We are sharing this in the ATC feed for those of you who prefer to have it come down the feed to you so you don't have to go over to the awards website to play it there. We were not able to do the winners' acceptance speeches this year, but if you enjoyed that, let us know for next time!

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/170

    What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770.

    Join our Throne room: https://throne.live/@AudioTheatreCentral/

    Record our show credits for a future episode. Send us a recording of you reading the following and we'll use it in a future episode: Script: "Hi! This is [YOUR NAME] from [YOUR CITY AND/OR STATE]. Audio Theatre Central is a production of Porchlight Family Media. The theme music was composed by Sam Avendaño. The show is produced and edited by J.D. Sutter. Find the website at audiotheatrecentral.com."
    Email your recording to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    ATC169: Review of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

    ATC169: Review of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre

    It's time to head back to Narnia in this episode! JD, Roy, and Andrew review The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe from Focus on the Family Radio Theatre. They jump deep into the symbolism in the story in addition to discussing the technical aspects of the audio drama adaptation. In addition to the review, JD and Austin Peachey chat for a few minutes about his latest post on the ATC blog, The Cost of Free Audio Drama. And JD also shares a bunch of updates on what is going on in the audio drama space including sharing a few trailers for upcoming productions. Join the ATC team for this packed episode!

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/169

    What are your thoughts on the topics we addressed in this episode? Send us your feedback! We’d love to hear what you think! Email us at feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com or give us a call or text to 623-688-2770.

    Join our Throne room: https://throne.live/@AudioTheatreCentral/

    Record our show credits for a future episode. Send us a recording of you reading the following and we'll use it in a future episode.
    Script: "Hi! This is [YOUR NAME] from [YOUR CITY AND/OR STATE]. Audio Theatre Central is a production of Porchlight Family Media. The theme music was composed by Sam Avendaño. The show is produced and edited by J.D. Sutter. Find the website at audiotheatrecentral.com."
    Email your recording to feedback@audiotheatrecentral.com.

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

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The place for all things family friendly audio drama

This is a fantastic podcast for audio drama lovers!! The guys, led by JD, have an unrivaled passion audio drama.

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Love this podcast!

A well edited, professionally recorded show. Always look forward to the next episode!

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