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Photo by James Poulson/Sitka Sentinel

In November 20, 2015, a host of talented Sitkans with the GSAC Sitka Community Theater put on a production of four live radio dramas at the Sitka Performing Arts Center.

Included in the production are two original plays by Zachary Desmond, “Milktown 1999,” and Rebecca Poulson “A Fairy Tale,” a re-telling of the classic “Pride and Prejudice,” directed by Stefanie Ask, and a romantic comedy with a twist, “For Business Reasons,” directed by Shira Kahan. Sound effects were designed by Marybeth Palof, Dan Palof, Jessica Menary, and Angelo Cannizzaro. So, pull up a chair, a cup of hot cocoa, and tune in to something other than Netflix on a cold December night.

A recording of this performance will air on December 15, 2015 – at 7PM on KCAW Sitka. Tune 104.7 FM or 90.1 FM, or stream live here

EACH OF THE FOUR PLAYS:

For Business Reasons, from the series “Romance,” aired Jan. 1, 1949

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Downloadable audio.

Starring William E. Davis, Peter Apathy, Emily Kwong, Marcy Drake, Hilloah Courtney, Ayla McNeilley. Music by Greta Healy. Directed by Shira Kahan.

A Fairy Tale, written and directed by Rebecca Poulson

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Photo by James Poulson/Sitka Sentinel

Downloadable audio.

Starring Tamie Parker Song and Christian Litten. Directed by Rebecca Poulson.

Milk Town 1999, written and directed by Zachary Desmond

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Photo by James Poulson/Sitka Sentinel

Downloadable audio.

Starring Seaton Bryan, Rhiannon Guevin, Tamie Parker Song, and Andrew Marius. Music by Sarah Swong and Stacy Evans. Directed by Zachary Desmond. 

Pride and Prejudice, from the series “Romance,” aired May 28, 1947

Photo by James Poulson/Sitka Sentinel

Photo by James Poulson/Sitka Sentinel

Downloadable audio.

Starring Jude Reis, Sotera Perez, John Stein, Brielle Schaeffer, Christian Litten, Adam Litten, Blossom Twitchell, and Mary Barrett. Directed by Stefanie Ask. 

This performance was organized by Sitka Community Theater, a project of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, with sponsorship from the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, Alaskan Dream Cruises, and Raven Radio.

Sound Effects by Marybeth Palof, Dan Palof, Jessica Menary, and Angelo Cannizzaro

Directed by Shira Kahan, Rebecca Poulson, Zachary Desmond, and Stefanie Ask

Production and lights by Shannon Haugland

Technical direction, lighting design, and visual effects by J Bradley

Sound by Max Kritzer

Stage Managment by Tom Hesse

Video by Lucy Poulson and J Bradley

KCAW Radio Production by Rebecca Danon