L.A. Theatre Works: Mary Stuart on February 24 February 19, 2007Posted by William Spear in >> News, >> Radio Drama.
This Saturday, February 24 from 10 pm – midnight on 89.3 KPCC, L.A. Theatre Works’ The Play’s the Thing will air Mary Stuart by Friedrich von Schiller, in the U.S. premiere of a new translation by Peter Oswald. Elizabeth I of England is threatened by the survival of her Catholic cousin, Mary Stuart. Wrestling with her own conscience, the Queen agonizes over Mary’s fate, amidst fears for her own life. Starring Alex Kingston, Simon Templeman, Jill Gascoine, Martin Jarvis, and W. Morgan Sheppard.
L.A. Theatre Works’ radio theater series, The Play’s the Thing, airs locally every Saturday night from 10 pm to midnight on 89.3 FM KPCC Southern California Public Radio, and is streamed on the KPCC website ( http://www.kpcc.org/ ) for one week following each broadcast. The series can also be heard on 94.1 KPFA in Northern California; 91.5 FM WBEZ in Chicago; 91.1 FM KRCB in Sonoma County; 93.5 FM KRTS Marfa Public Radio (Texas); 89.7 WGBH in Boston; 94.9 KUOW in Seattle; 88.9 FM KUNM in Albuquerque; as well as on many other public radio stations nationwide and XM Satellite Radio. Selected programs from LATW are also heard internationally over BBC World Service, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio Telefis Eirann (Ireland), Radio Hong Kong, and Radio New Zealand. The L.A. Theatre Works Audio Theatre Collection is available in bookstores, libraries, through their catalog, digitally on itunes, overdrive.com, audible.com, and on the L.A. Theatre Works website at http://www.latw.org/ .
For further details:
L.A. Theatre Works
Southern California Public Radio for KPCC
AudioFile Magazine – reviews and sound clips
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