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.

In this jam-packed episode, we have a review of Adventures in Odyssey Vol. 65: Expect the Unexpected. We dive deep into this album and discuss the characters, plots, and more. Also in this episode is an interview with Boyd Barrett, the creator of the...
To kick off 2019, we review one of the best releases of 2018, The Treasure of the Secret Cove from Lamplighter Theatre. This was an extremely high-quality, well-produced audio drama that rapidly became a favorite of all three hosts. There is no...
It's Christmas time! So we feature a Christmas audio drama that we just recently discovered. It's called Hurry! Hurry! It's Almost Christmas! and is a co-production of Voices in the Wind Audio Theatre and The First Noelle Productions. It's a great...
Heirloom Audio is back with another production in their Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series. This time we review St. Bartholomew's Eve, a story of the French Reformation. We also address feedback from John, Victor, Jaxon, and Will. And Roy...
It's a bonus episode to celebrate World Audio Drama Day! ATC contributor Austin Peachey brings an interview with the creator of the Nick Guy audio drama series, Frank Ulle. We get some feedback from Michael B. and we address some great discussion...
A packed episode! We've got a review of album 64 of Adventures in Odyssey, Under the Surface and then we are joined in the studio by AIO co-creator, Phil Lollar. We talk with Phil about why Connie has not progressed more in life, the AIO guides, some...
Lamplighter Theatre is back with another high-quality audio drama production, their second recorded at the Lamplighter studio in New York. We thoroughly enjoyed this audio drama and we review it in today's episode. Also in this episode, Roy delivers a...
Wise King Media released their second series of the new Jonathan Park Adventures entitled Call of the Exodus in late 2017 and we are reviewing these 12 episodes in this edition of the podcast. In addition to the JP discussion, Roy delivers his longest...
The Brinkman Adventures are back with Season 6. The six-episode season is called Underground Rising and we heartily recommend you give it a listen. We discuss this release in today's episode and we also address feedback from Tom, Jeremiah, and...
Heirloom Audio's adaptation of G.A. Henty's Wulf The Saxon is the topic of conversation today. We share our thoughts on this audio drama, Roy delivers a newscast, we share a huge announcement, and we respond to feedback from Garrett, John, Rachel, and...
It's Odyssey time! We talk in-depth about AIO album 63 "Up in the Air" in today's show. We discuss the highs and lows of this album, share our favorite moments, and muse about why none of us are overly thrilled about the character of Buddy. Roy is...
The Giant Killer is a fantastic allegorical audio drama from Lamplighter Theatre and we are happy to review it in this episode. The team did a bang-up job on this production. Roy also delivers a newscast and we address some feedback from Lee and...
An interview and a review in one episode! Today we review Heirloom Audio's Captain Bayley's Heir and then we're joined by sound designer, Rob Jorgensen, to talk about the work he did on this audio drama. We chat about some of the musical elements Rob...
Today we dive into a review of Jonathan Park: The Dreamer's Tomb. This is the first collection of 12 episodes released since the restructuring of the Jonathan Park team. In addition to the review, we also have lots of great audio drama tidbits, Roy...
Lamplighter Theatre announces open auditions with a quickly approaching deadline so JD solo hosts this episode to share the details with you. JD is joined by Lamplighter Theatre Associate Producer, Luke Rosamilia to get all the pertinent info. JD also...
For our special 100th episode, we are thrilled to be joined by actor, writer, and director, Philip Glassborow. Philip has been involved in Adventures in Odyssey, FOTF Radio Theatre, The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty, Lamplighter Theatre, and...
Tom Swift returns in Tom Swift and His Motorboat from the Colonial Radio Theatre. This nearly hour and a half audio dramatization of the classic novel is the main topic of conversation in this episode. The CRT did a wonderful job on this second Tom...
We review Album #62 of Adventures in Odyssey titled "Let's Put On A Show!" in this episode of the show. Be aware that this episode contains spoilers! Roy played hooky today so JD and Andrew are joined by Andrew's wife, Rebecca to help us talk Odyssey....
We appreciate our listeners so much that we dedicated an entire episode of the show to your feedback. You sent in such great questions and comments that we couldn't help but take some time to discuss them. We address feedback from Naomi, Christopher...
On August 12, 2017 the finale of the 2017 Adventures in Odyssey Get In The Show event was held in Colorado Springs. In this episode JD, Roy and Andrew walk you through all the audio collected at the event by JD and Austin Peachey. JD interviews...