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A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



THE NEW COLOSSUS, A new audio drama inspired by Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

www.artistsoapbox.org

The New Colossus Audio Drama Artist Soapbox

    • Drama
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



THE NEW COLOSSUS, A new audio drama inspired by Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

www.artistsoapbox.org

    Try to like it, Mother, ok?

    Try to like it, Mother, ok?

    Episode 1 of 6:



    Semi-famous actor, Irina Arkin, returns to her hometown to experience THE NEW COLOSSUS, her son's original performance piece. Irina's tart review: "It needs a colossal amount of work."



    *Featuring original music written by Skylar Gudasz (Masha) and performed by the cast.



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    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

    www.artistsoapbox.org

    • 18 min
    What did you think of my play?

    What did you think of my play?

    Episode 2 of 6:



    Konrad solicits feedback from friends and family about THE NEW COLOSSUS.



    "The New Colossus Feedback Sessions with Konrad Arkin. We're rolling."



    ***



    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

    www.artistsoapbox.org

    • 23 min
    Tell me something that you didn’t plan.

    Tell me something that you didn’t plan.

    Episode 3 of 6:



    Clothes come off and feelings surface.



    Paulie and Irina come undone. Trig unleashes the dragon. Konrad roves with his camera. Trig and Nina go fishing.



    ***



    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

    www.artistsoapbox.org

    • 21 min
    Fun, Fun, Fun Day!

    Fun, Fun, Fun Day!

    Episode 4 of 6:



    Welcome to Fun, Fun, Fun Day! Irina's the MC of this backyard blow out that includes arm-wrestling, jockeying for position, public performances, and passion.



    This is the end of Act One.



    *Featuring a musical number written and performed by Edith Snow (Irina).



    ***



    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.

    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com

    www.artistsoapbox.org

    • 33 min
    The K-Rad Chronicles

    The K-Rad Chronicles

    Episode 5 of 6:



    Three years have passed. Much has changed, and unfortunately much has remained the same.  New arrivals and impending departures, and always....'art.'



    This is the beginning of Act Two.



    *Featuring original music written and performed by Skylar Gudasz (Masha).



    ***



    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.



    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com



    www.artistsoapbox.org



     

    • 19 min
    There goes my love.

    There goes my love.

    Episode 6 of 6:



    A continuation of episode 5. Full of fractures and farewells, this is the final episode of The New Colossus.



    *Featuring a musical number written and performed by Skylar Gudasz. (Masha)



    *Excerpt of The Waste Land a poem by T.S. Elliot



    ***



    The New Colossus is an unhinged dark comedy reboot of Anton Chekhov’s classic play, THE SEAGULL.



    A family of frustrated, attention-starved artists flocks to the seashore. One of them has a gun...what could possibly go wrong? A darkly comic reboot of Chekhov’s classic THE SEAGULL, this rollicking tale examines the pitfalls of making art and making love in modern day America.



    ***



    CONTENT WARNING:



    The New Colossus Audio drama is rated R for content.



    Episodes contain: explicit language, lust and sexual situations, gunfire, death, dysfunctional conversations, illness, bad theatre, anti-patriotism, drinking, and arm-wrestling. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry. We hope you enjoy….The New Colossus.



    THE NEW COLOSSUS CAST AND CREW:



    Cast:



    IRINA: Edith Snow*



    TRIG: John Jimerson



    NINA: Carly P. Jones



    KONRAD: Ron McGill



    MASHA: Skylar Gudasz*



    MEDDIE: Ryan Ladue



    PAULINA: Susannah Hough



    SORIN: Michael Foley



    ANONYMOUS INTERVIEWEE: Kyma Lassiter



    *Skylar and Edith also composed and performed original music as part of their roles!!!



    Team:



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Aurelia Belfield



    PRODUCTION MANAGER: Kyma Lassiter



    PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS: Barbette Hunter and Kaley Morrison



    WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tamara Kissane



    SOUND DESIGNER: Sam Elia



    AUDIO ENGINEER: Cameron Fitzpatrick



    ADDITIONAL RECORDING SUPPORT: James Phillips



    GRAPHIC DESIGN: Kaley Morrison



    RECORDED at: Trailblazer Studios in Raleigh, NC



    ***



    This is a production of Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective with support from the Manbites Dog Theater Fund, the patrons of Artist Soapbox, the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, Timothy McMackin, and Trailblazer Studios.



    Written by Tamara Kissane. Produced by Artist Soapbox + Soapbox Audio Collective.



    www.thenewcolossuspodcast.com



    www.artistsoapbox.org



     

    • 23 min

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