Audio Theatre Central

by Porchlight Family Media · · ·

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.

Roy returns to the show today and joins us for our first ever review of an Adventures In Odyssey Club episode. We discuss the two-part story, Unsinkable, written by Kathy Buchanan. We also share some behind the scenes information on the ATC Seneca...
This is a fun, informative, and extra-long episode. We are thrilled to be joined on the show by voice actress Chris Anthony Lansdowne. We chat with her about getting into voiceover, her experiences as the voice of Barbie, tips for creating character...
We're talking about Series 14 of the Jonathan Park audio drama titled The Greatest Power in this episode. Austin Peachey fills in for Roy again and we do a deep dive into this 12-episode set of action-packed adventures in which the Parks and Brenans...
Roy plays hooky today so Austin Peachey fills in for him as we discuss My Golden Ship from Lamplighter Theatre. There were some very differing opinions as we did a deep dive into this production. JD takes over the newscaster responsibilities for this...
Today we're back with a review of the fan-favorite audio drama, Adventures in Odyssey. We dive into a spoiler-filled discussion on album #67, More Than Meets the Eye. But that's not all! Roy delivers a newscast, JD shares several audio drama tidbits,...
Wise King Media continues to create some fantastic biblical audio drama with their series The Adventum. Today we discuss volume 2 of this amazing program. We address feedback from Gabe, John, E.Z., and Christopher. Roy delivers a stupendous newscast,...
For our first episode of 2020, we are joined in the studio by audio engineer and sound designer Todd Busteed of GAP Digital in Chicago, Illinois. We chat with Todd about how he got started in the audio drama space, some of the productions he's worked...
We are joined by Darby Kern, creator of the Jake Muller Adventures, in this bonus episode. Darby is an audio drama scriptwriter who has written for Lamplighter Theatre, Heirloom Audio Productions, Kids Corner, Left Behind, and more. Among the things...
We dive deep in quicksand in this episode...or more accurately, we dive deep into a review of Quicksand: Getting to the Bottom from Lamplighter Theatre. We also share the new trailer for Mockingbird Meadows and address feedback from E.Z., Ben, Lee,...
We're back with a review of Series 13 of the Jonathan Park audio drama called Light in the Shadows. This show has really improved over the last few releases and we're thrilled to talk about it. Roy also shares a colossal newscast, we address feedback...
It's a World Audio Drama Day bonus episode of Audio Theatre Central! To celebrate this great holiday, we bring you a chat about novels that you want to see adapted into audio drama. We also share some of the books we've got on our audio drama...
The much-anticipated first release of the Jake Muller Adventures series, titled Unidentified, is the topic of conversation today. Unidentified was written by long-time audio drama writer, Darby Kern. We chat about our thoughts on this release, Roy...
Today we're reviewing The Legends of Robin Hood from the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre. This nearly 6-hour audio drama was highly anticipated and we're excited to talk about it. Also in this episode, we're joined by actor, writer, director, and...
We break from our normal format and bring a discussion episode instead of a review in this episode. We talk about ways to build a following and distribute your audio drama in this modern era and we chat about the 4 pillars of quality audio drama....
The Seneca Awards broadcast was on Friday, July 26, 2019. For those who missed it, we are sharing the replay on this episode. In addition to the awards, the show features guest presenters, Phil Lollar and Dave Arnold. We also shared two comedy skits...
It's time to review another Adventures in Odyssey album! This time we talk about Album 66: Trial By Fire and be forewarned, there are spoilers! We also have some feedback from Marcel, Roy has an epically long newscast, we give you a peek at the latest...
Today we review For The Temple from Heirloom Audio's Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This is a fabulous, high-quality audio drama that we highly recommend. JD also reviews a stage version of The Screwtape Letters and compares and...
Wise King Media released their third Jonathan Park series pack called Pursuit of Destiny. We review these 12 episodes which were extremely well-produced and well-acted. We also respond to feedback from Kathy Buchanan, Roy has a massive newscast, and...
Happy April Fool's Day! We have a gift for you that's no joke! It's a jam- packed episode of audio drama goodness. We have a review of Season 7 of the Brinkman Adventures called "The Rescued". This season contained some of our favorite Brinkman...
Wise King Media, producers of Jonathan Park, released Volume 1 of The Adventum in Fall 2018. The Adventum is a biblical epic audio dramatization and this first volume begins with the book of Genesis. In addition to reviewing this audio drama, Roy...