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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Boots on The Ground in Iraq, Negotiating With Terrorists, and a True Crime Drama

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Takeaway hears from Ambassador Paul Bremer who calls for boots on the ground in Iraq, we explore America's hostage negotiation policy, and the success of the podcast Serial.

PRI's The World

It's not just a soap opera, it's a 'radio movie'

Monday, September 08, 2014

Soaps aren't anything new in most parts of the world, but a long-running Nigerian radio show called "Story, Story" uses the techniques of film to create an immersive, realistic radio drama. The popular show also helps spread public service messages to a wide audience.

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Operavore

Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday with Operavore

Monday, April 21, 2014

In honor of William Shakespeare's 450th birthday we're celebrating his work on the operatic stage. Tune into the Operavore stream every day this week at 2 pm to hear an opera based on his plays.

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Operavore

Dishing on the Diva with Joyce DiDonato

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Divas are the stars of opera and the stuff of legend. This week, we revisit an interview with American mezzo Joyce DiDonato about the fun of being a drama queen on stage.

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The Truth

The Extractor

Sunday, March 09, 2014

The sounds we make don't just fade away; they're embedded in the wood around us. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Kevin Cragg, Annemarie Cullen, Dennis Pacheco, and Rebecca Robles, with Melanie Hoopes, Bea Herbstman, Alex Marino, and Kerry Kastin. Music...

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The Truth

Eat Cake

Thursday, February 13, 2014

If you've ever been alone on Valentine's Day, this story is for you. It's performed by Eliza Skinner, Birch Harms, and Curtis Gwinn, who improvised all of the dialogue. It was originally produced in 2009 for Weekend Amercia, Hillary Frank was the...

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The Truth

It's Your Funeral (part 2)

Thursday, February 06, 2014

Live the death you've always wanted. This is part 2 of a two-part story. Performed by Andy Moskowitz, Ben Jones, Amy Warren, Jackie Hoffman, Blanche Ames, and Damon Ketron. Written by David Wilcox, inspired by a segment from his podcast A Twilight...

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The Truth

It's Your Funeral (part 1)

Friday, January 24, 2014

Live the death you've always wanted. Performed by Andy Moskowitz, Jackie Hoffman, Ben Jones, Damon Ketron, Phoebe Tyres, Shacottha Fields, Blanche Ames, and Rebecca Robles. Written by David Wilcox. Produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell.

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Fishko Files

The Enduring Power of the Letter

Thursday, December 26, 2013

What's more powerful than coming across an old handwritten letter? As a dramatic device, it’s been fueling plots and theatrical twists since time immemorial. Sara Fishko considers the letter's inspiring role in dramas from opera to pop culture.

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The Truth

Biological Clock

Friday, December 20, 2013

Adam and Allie would do anything to have a baby. Performed by Tami Sagher, Ed Herbstman, Louis Kornfeld, and Kerry Kastin. Written by Ira Gamerman. Produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell.

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The Truth

Naomi's World

Monday, December 09, 2013

A trip to the museum takes a surreal turn. Performed by Isabel Frohnhofer, Tom Ligon, Elana Fishbein, Imran Chowdhury, Laura Parker, Philipp Goedicke, Dennis Pacheco, Blanche Ames, Ron Palais, Willy Appelman, Andrew Yurman-Glaser, and Phoebe Tyers....

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The Truth

Tough Crowd

Monday, November 25, 2013

Comedy is hard enough without dating getting in the way.  Performed by Alejandro Kolleeny, Annemarie Cullen, Devin O'Neill, Megan Gray, Noel Dinneen, Maddy Mako, Matt Shafeek, Shacottha Fields, Louis Kornfeld, and Elana Fishbein. Written by Louis...

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The Truth

The Memoirist

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Sex. Drugs. Fame. It's all in Hollywood actress Cecily Banks' scandalous new memoir. But will her homecoming be the real tell-all? Performed by Elana Fishbein, Matt Antonucci, Kevin Kiernan, Lauren Olson, Alessandro King, Sebastian Connelli, Blanche...

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The Truth

The Devil You Know

Thursday, October 24, 2013

A collection of horror stories that take place in the world of electoral politics. This one-hour special was produced in 2012 for broadcast on public radio, and made possible by the generous support of the Public Radio Exchange (prx.org) and...

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The Truth

The Talk

Sunday, October 13, 2013

A father comes to the rescue when three teenagers take things too far. Performed by Christian Paluck, Dmitry Shein, Willy Appelman, and Elana Fishbein. Written by Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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The Takeaway

The Shutdown: How Does This Drama End?

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

It's day eight of the government shutdown, and there’s still no solution in sight. But who doesn't love a good ending? We asked you—our listeners—to settle on some last words for this theatrical political production that is the government shutdown, and the responses came pouring in. Joining us to weigh in on your dramatic takes is the writer Danny Rubin, the man who wrote the screen play for Groundhog Day.

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Around Broadway

Bryan Cranston in 'All the Way'

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Fans of “Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston can see him up close at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reports.

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The Truth

Keep Running

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Running from Wisconsin to Indiana: 80 miles, 12 hours, 1 day. Performed by Peter McNernery, with Elana Fishbein, Louis Kornfeld, Julia Hynes, and Teddy Shivers. Based on an interview with Brian Foy. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

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World of Opera

A Diamond from Rough Times: Verdi's I Masnadieri

Thursday, September 26, 2013

World of Opera presents I Masnadieri from historic La Fenice, in Venice, Italy. Soprano Maria Agresta and tenor Andeka Gorrotxategui star as a pair of lovers whose severely dysfunctional family life makes their romance more than a little bit hazardous

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Around Broadway

'Romeo and Juliet' Returns to Broadway

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

In this new Broadway version, the Montagues and the Capulets are of different ethnic origins. New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood shares his review.

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