171 episodes

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.

    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
    ATC168: Review of Jonathan Park #17: No Other Gods

    ATC168: Review of Jonathan Park #17: No Other Gods

    JD and ATC contributor, Michael Schroeder, do a deep dive into Series #17 of the Jonathan Park program. This collection, titled No Other Gods, explores new territory for the show and the guys have a lot to say about this production. JD also shares several exciting audio drama tidbits and he also responds to some feedback from E.Z.

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/168

    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 24 min
    ATC167: Adventures in Odyssey Website Update & Webcomic with Nathan Hoobler and Evan David [Bonus Episode]

    ATC167: Adventures in Odyssey Website Update & Webcomic with Nathan Hoobler and Evan David [Bonus Episode]

    Nathan Hoobler and Evan David from the Adventures in Odyssey team join JD for this bonus episode of the show to talk about some new developments in the world of AIO. Nathan shares some of the changes coming to the AIO website and new features for the club and Evan tells us about his transition from Base Camp Adventures to Focus and talks about the new webcomic, "Elsewhere in Odyssey".

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/167

    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.

    • 43 min
    ATC166: The Day Independence Came & More Patriotic Audio Drama with Phil Lollar

    ATC166: The Day Independence Came & More Patriotic Audio Drama with Phil Lollar

    It's America's birthday today so we decided to talk about some of our favorite American History audio dramas to celebrate. Austin Peachey joins Andrew and JD to talk about "The Day Independence Came" from Adventures in Odyssey and a few other patriotic AIO episodes. They also talk about more American History themed productions from other series. Then JD chats with writer/director Phil Lollar to get some behind the scenes info on some of these iconic AIO episodes, talk about why it's important to know history, and why understanding how story works can make us better people. And JD also shares a handful of audio drama tidbits to kick off the whole party! Don't miss this jam-packed episode!

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/166

    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
    ATC165: Highlights from Sonic-Con 2021 with Industry Guests

    ATC165: Highlights from Sonic-Con 2021 with Industry Guests

    Today we revisit Sonic-Con 2021 through audio recorded at the event by JD, Josh Rodriguez, and Dominic Treis. We've got clips from several of the sessions from over the weekend and a handful of interviews JD and Josh conducted. We're joined by Kera O'Bryon, Daniel Cross, Frank Ulle, Rebekah Bradford, Evan David, and Nato Jacobson's parents. You'll have to listen in for the story behind the last one. Also in this episode, JD and Josh chat a bit about the top takeaways from the weekend and then professor Chris Nelson comes on the show to share an announcement about Sonic-Con 2022.

    Full show notes at http://www.audiotheatrecentral.com/165

    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 52 min

Customer Reviews

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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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