30 episodes

Stories you watch with your ears. A professionally-produced full-cast audio drama podcast presenting 8-12 part serials across a variety of genre and story types, featuring some of Chicago's premier vocal talent.

Synesthesia Theatre Burning Brigid Media

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    • 4.3 • 27 Ratings

Stories you watch with your ears. A professionally-produced full-cast audio drama podcast presenting 8-12 part serials across a variety of genre and story types, featuring some of Chicago's premier vocal talent.

    001: Iron Horses Can't Be Broken, ep 1

    001: Iron Horses Can't Be Broken, ep 1

    English detective Alton Bartleby travels to the American southwest to rest and recuperate, but instead finds himself confronted by the sins of his past, and the sisters he'd abandoned.
    Show Notes Episode 1
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Lhadakwe, played by Deborah Craft
    Sarah Bartleby, played by Kat O'Connor
    Parker, played by Bill Bullock
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Florence Bartleby, played by Amanda Meyer

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Titles: Doh De Oh; Reign Supreme; Decline; End of the Era.

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    • 22 min
    002: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 2

    002: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 2

    Confronted with Robert Koning's rage, detective Alton Bartleby has no choice but to accept a devil's bargain to save his own skin, and the life of his sister.
    Show Notes Episode 2
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Florence Bartleby, played by Amanda Meyer
    Luther Koning, played by Doug Schuetz
    Ellen, played by Kat O’Connor
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Title: Promising Relationship.

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    • 23 min
    003: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 3

    003: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 3

    Alton Bartleby's investigations commence, as he delves into a mystery ten years gone cold.
    Show Notes Episode 3
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Luther Koning, played by Doug Schuetz
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Clive, played by Vincent Truman
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall
    Brother Schubert, played by Caleb Probst
    Parker, played by Bill Bullock
    Mr. Riley, played by Vincent Truman
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Florence Bartleby, played by Amanda Meyer

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Titles: Call to Adventure; Sneaky Snitch; Creeping to Ship.

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    • 20 min
    004: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 4

    004: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 4

    His investigations complete, brilliant detective Alton Bartleby reveals the truth of the matter to the brutal Robert Koning. Little does he anticipate that his trials are only beginning.
    Show Notes Episode 4
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall
    Parker, played by Bill Bullock
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Luther Koning, played by Doug Schuetz
    Brother Schubert, played by Caleb Probst
    Mr. Riley, played by Vincent Truman
    Florence Bartleby, played by Amanda Meyer

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Titles: Sneaky Snitch; The Builder; Wagon Wheel; Take a Chance.

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    • 27 min
    005: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 5

    005: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 5

    Coerced into accompanying Robert Koning on the search for Sarah, Alton Bartleby tracks the fugitives across the American Southwest.
    Show Notes Episode 5
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Luther Koning, played by Doug Schuetz
    Florence Bartleby, played by Amanda Meyer
    Clive, played by Vincent Truman
    Chester, played by Sean Francis
    Diane, played by Joyce Porter
    Lhadakwe, played by Deborah Craft
    Pilton townsfolk, played by Sean Francis & Kat O’Connor

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Titles: The Builder; Call to Adventure; Fluffing a Duck; Hidden Agenda; The Show Must Be Go.

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    • 21 min
    006: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 6

    006: Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken, ep 6

    Furious with the scent of his prey, Robert Koning pushes the others hard in their pursuit of the fugitive Iron Horse.
    Show Notes Episode 6
    Iron Horses Can't Be Broken was written by Michael Coorlim, adapted from his novel of the same title. Produced by Kat O'Connor and Michael Coorlim. Audio technicians were Kat O’Connor and Bill Bullock.

    Our cast, in order of appearance:
    Aldora Fiske, played by Song Marshall
    Alton Bartleby, played by James Sparling
    Robert Koning, played by CJ Julianus
    Chester, played by Sean Francis
    Luther Koning, played by Doug Schuetz

    Synesthesia Theatre theme music by Stav Drieman. Learn more at StavMusic.com.
    Additional music by Kevin MacLeod, at Incompetech.com. Used under a Creative Commons attribution 3.0 license. Titles: Lively Lumpsucker; The Reveal; Seven Off; Showdown; Plans in Motion; Call to Adventure.

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    Synesthesia Theatre is a Burning Brigid Media production, copyright © 2016. All rights reserved.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

LYHF1970 ,

Cold Comfort is great

Really enjoying the new show so far. A suspenseful tale well acted and engineered. Looking forward to hearing more.

AlZabriskie ,

Burning indeed!

This group brings it all together for the content you never want to end! The story, the actors, the ambient sounds/music, and production work had me hungry for the next segment and the next and the next...well you get it. I will be telling my family & friends to enjoy this terrific content.

~ Violet ~ ,

Season 2 was great

Season 2 was a great full-cast near-future steampunk Audio Drama. Nicely written, well cast.