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The brainchild of and hosted by J Ferron Hiatt, writer and playwright, 40 Story Radio Tower, is a live variety show performed and recorded on stage of the Mauch Chunk Opera House then re-mastered for a podcast/broadcast. It is an evening of artists and writers presenting all original radio theatre, poetry, spoken word, comedy and more. Each episode features an extended immersion in the work of a singular musical guest.

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The brainchild of and hosted by J Ferron Hiatt, writer and playwright, 40 Story Radio Tower, is a live variety show performed and recorded on stage of the Mauch Chunk Opera House then re-mastered for a podcast/broadcast. It is an evening of artists and writers presenting all original radio theatre, poetry, spoken word, comedy and more. Each episode features an extended immersion in the work of a singular musical guest.

    40 Story Radio Tower episode 43

    40 Story Radio Tower episode 43

    musical guest, HAMELL ON TRIAL
    PLUS:
    (3:00) I Wore a Nighty For Christmas, T.J. Albright
    (9:45) Pennsy Dutch Elves and the Shoemaker, Lynn Highland, Keith Barrett Shron, Jarrod Yuskauskas, Hayley Zavislak and Marissa Miller
    (23:00) Buddy System, with Jarrod Yuskauskas and Keith Barrett Shron
    (32:00) Christmas Play, with Lynn Highland, Anthony Cundro, Keith Barrett Shron, Hayley Zavilslak, Marissa Miller
    (46:48) TJ Albright
    (56:00) The Nightmare Before Dalemas, by Anthony Cundro, with Jarrod Yuskauskas, Marissa Miller, Lynn Highland, James Cundro and Keith Barrett Schron
    (1:12:00) Gingerbread Homeowners Association, by Michael Newton, with Keith Barrett Schron, Marissa Miller, James Cundro, Jarrod Yuskauskas, Hayley Zavilslak, Tj Albright, 
    (1:23:20) Scrawl, Joe Ferron Hiatt
     
    This evening’s players include,TJ Albright, Keith Barrett Schron, Lynn Highland, James Cundro, Anthony Cundro, Marissa Miller, Hayley Zavislak, Jarrod Yuskauskus 
    Foley soundscape created by Mary M. Malmquist
    Word product by J. Ferron Hiatt, Michael Newton, Anthony Cundro, James Cundro
     
    Created and hosted by Joe Hiatt (ferronhiatt451.com)
    Company stage and sound manager, Mary M. Malmquist
    Original opening and closing theme by Keith Barrett Schron
    Original photos and video by Michael Angelo Delmonico and Anthony Cundro
    Produced by Vincent DeGiosio & Christie McGorry of Jtams Productions at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (mcohjt.com) and Purple Audio (purpleaudio.com)
    Engineered by D.Patrick for Daedalus Productions
    headtower logo design by William Lance (williamlance.com)
    ferroniatt’s photo by Tom Storm (tomstorm.net)
     
    This show continues due to the contributions of many many more volunteers and artists to count and we thank every one of you!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    40 Story Radio Tower episode 42

    40 Story Radio Tower episode 42

    musical guest, LUNA TART
    PLUS:
    (6:40) Ren Fair, a new recruit tries out her talents at the turkey leg booth. with Helen Van Pelt, Mary M. Malmquist, Marissa Miller, T.J. Albright, Keith Barrett Schron, 
    (16:57) Jim Thorpe news with T.J. Albright and sponsor, Relaxation Estates with Anthony and James Cundro
    (22:00) Report From the Coal Region and the Land Surrounding, with Joe Ferron Hiatt
    (29:51) Ghost Cheerleader, looks like the Ghost Cheerleader is responsible for the early demise of her boyfriend, with Marissa Miller, Hayley Zavislak, Helen Van Pelt
    (44:12) Relaxation Estates, promo for the elder finder with Anthony Cundro and James Cundro
    (51:10) spoken words by the cast.
    (1:01:05) Maude Frankenstein, a couple decides to explore the old frankenstein mansion. with Hayley Zavislak, T.J. Albright, Luna Tart, Keith Barrett Schron, 
     
    This evening’s players include, Marissa Miller, T.J. Albright, Luna Tart, Haley Zavislak, Mary M. Malmquist, Anthony Cundro, James Cundro, Helen Van Pelt, 
    Foley soundscape created by Mary M. Malmquist
    Word product by J. Ferron Hiatt, Michael Newton, Anthony Cundro, James Cundro, special thanks to Angie from SNL for her Ren Fair experiences!
     
    Created and hosted by Joe Hiatt (ferronhiatt451.com)
    Company stage and sound manager, Mary M. Malmquist
    Original opening and closing theme by Keith Barrett Schron
    Original photos and video by Michael Angelo Delmonico and Anthony Cundro
    Produced by Vincent DeGiosio & Christie McGorry of Jtams Productions at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (mcohjt.com) and Purple Audio (purpleaudio.com)
    Engineered by D.Patrick for Daedalus Productions
    headtower logo design by William Lance (williamlance.com)
    ferroniatt’s photo by Tom Storm (tomstorm.net)
     
    This show continues due to the contributions of many many more volunteers and artists to count and we thank every one of you!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    • video
    40 Story Radio Tower has a new sponsor

    40 Story Radio Tower has a new sponsor

    Relaxation Estates

    • 27 sec
    40 Story Radio Tower episode 40

    40 Story Radio Tower episode 40

    musical guest, BIG FAT MEANIES
    PLUS:
    (3:00) special guest, Lila DeGessa ushering in spring.
    (11:41) Lynn and Helen, return with an Easter favorite from year’s past.
    (21:52) Spring 2028, J. Ferronhiatt.
    (34:15) The boss, with Marissa Miller, Hayley Zavislak, Keith Barrett Schron, Helen Van Pelt, Christian Gould, Lynn Highland, 
    (55:55) Michael Newton appears with David Salamander!
    (1:15:28) Return of Smallmart, by popular demand, with Keith Barrett Schron, Christian Gould, Marissa Miller, Helen Van Pelt, Lynn Highland, Hayley Zavislak
    (1:37:30) In the Middle of the Hasidic Neighborhood in New York City, J. Ferronhiatt.
     
    This evening’s players include, Marissa Miller, Lila DeGessa, Hayley Zavilslak, Christian Gould, Keith Barrett Schron, Helen Van Pelt, Lynn Highland
    Foley soundscape created by Mary M. Malmquist
    Word product by J. Ferron Hiatt, Michael Newton, Lynn Highland, Briana Kairewich 
     
    Created and hosted by Joe Hiatt (ferronhiatt451.com)
    Company stage and sound manager, Mary M. Malmquist
    Original opening and closing theme by Keith Barrett Schron
    Original photos and video by Michael Angelo Delmonico and Anthony Cundro
    Produced by Vincent DeGiosio & Christie McGorry of Jtams Productions at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (mcohjt.com) and Purple Audio (purpleaudio.com)
    Engineered by D.Patrick for Daedalus Productions
    headtower logo design by William Lance (williamlance.com)
    ferroniatt’s photo by Tom Storm (tomstorm.net)
     
    This show continues due to the contributions of many many more volunteers and artists to count and we thank every one of you!

    • 1 hr 40 min
    40 Story Radio Tower Studio 41

    40 Story Radio Tower Studio 41

    In Studio with, 
    joe Ferronhiatt and De Tierra Caliente. 
    Short story, What He Was, sound fx by Mary M. Malmquist. Special guest, De Tierra Caliente.
    One of a series of short pieces remastered in studio between live stage shows.
    Created and hosted by Joe Hiatt (ferronhiatt451.com)
    Company stage and sound manager, Mary M. Malmquist
    Original opening and closing theme by Keith Barrett Schron
    Original photos and video by Michael Angelo Delmonico and Anthony Cundro
    Produced by Vincent DeGiosio & Christie McGorry of Jtams Productions at the Mauch Chunk Opera House (mcohjt.com) and Purple Audio (purpleaudio.com)
    Engineered by D.Patrick for Daedalus Productions
    headtower logo design by William Lance (williamlance.com)
    ferroniatt’s photo by Tom Storm (tomstorm.net)
     
    This show continues due to the contributions of many many more volunteers and artists to count and we thank every one of you!

    • 12 min
    40 Story Radio Tower Episode 38

    40 Story Radio Tower Episode 38

    2016 Christmas special

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

Kiley633 ,

I love this show

A really fun, weird show - great for listening to during work!

Disappointed 63 ,

Smart, quirky and very entertaining

The next best thing to being their live...these podcasts make the creative genius of Joe Hiatt and his merry band of hipsters highly accessible when getting to the Mauch Chunk Opera House isn't possible. The writing is top notch, the voice acting and production highly inspired, and the musical guests varied and interesting. 40 Story Radio Tower is a gem...

Nesto1986 ,

Great Show!

Loved it all! Keep up the good work and keep cranking them out!

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