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5 SCRIPTED Podcasts to Binge Immediately

Q: Does anyone know where to find any podcast musicals and plays?

The podcast landscape can be overwhelming with so many varying choices available for listeners. Luckily, TheaterMakers have more options than ever to enjoy theater on the go with scripted podcasts from celebrated writers and new emerging talent on the scene.

Below are five amazing scripted podcasts you must check out!

 

Playwright’s Horizons Soundstage

Soundstage unites beloved writers and actors to craft scripted audio experiences of new plays and musicals. It’s theater for your ears, and you can enjoy it on the go, at home, or, really, from anywhere. Soundstage is a groundbreaking production that provides artists with enhanced digital means to reach audiences. It’s best feature? It’s free!

 

Anthem: Homunculus

From the creator of Hedwig & the Angry Inch comes the story of broke, failed artist Ceann Mackay (John Cameron Mitchell) as he launches an app-based “tumor telethon” to crowdfund his survival. Cynthia Erivo, Glenn Close, Nakhane, and Patti LuPone co-star in a darkly hilarious musical retelling of Ceann’s life as he realizes what’s killing him may be the very thing that saves us all.

 

The Two Princes

When Prince Rupert sets out to break the mysterious curse that’s destroying his kingdom, he’s ready to face whatever dastardly villain or vile monster stands in his way. What he isn’t prepared for are the bewildering new emotions he feels when he meets the handsome Amir, a rival prince on a quest to save his own realm. Forced to team up, the two princes soon discover that the only thing more difficult than saving their kingdoms is following their hearts. The Two Princes is a musical adventure that stars Noah Galvin and Tony winner Ari’el Stachel.

Playing On Air

Playing on Air is a radio program and podcast, dedicated to sharing great short theater with the public. With short plays written by some of the country’s top playwrights, cast with celebrated actors, and led by award-winning directors, Playing on Air presents the best of modern theater.

 

Take ATen

Take A Ten is the first audio podcast to create complete ten-minute musical stories with orchestrated songs and scenes. Every episode is written and performed by professional NYC writers and actors, including Tony-nominees Laura Osnes, Rob McClure, and Sophie Hayden as well as other Broadway luminaries like Nick Blaemire, Jennifer Blood, Natalie Charles Ellis, George Merrick, Jessica Phillips, Bruce Sabath, George Salazar, Tally Sessions, and Remy Zaken.

 

TheaterMakers, what are your go-to scripted podcasts to binge right now? Share your favorites with us below!

 

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