Fall 2022 Schedule Set for Arkansas Radio Theatre

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Arkansas Radio Theatre, an initiative that operates in association with the Arkansas Tech University Department of Communication and Media Studies, has announced its fall 2022 schedule.

The series of 17 performances will air on KXRJ 91.9 FM and www.atu.edu/broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. each Saturday from Aug. 27 through Dec. 17.

The fall 2022 Arkansas Radio Theatre schedule includes debut broadcasts of three original tales written by ATU students: “The Gray House” by Bri DeClue, “Just a Dream” by Elle Porterfield and “The Dark Room in the Gallery” by Codi Crowe.

Additional debut broadcasts during fall 2022 will include performances of two stories written by Edgar Allen Poe.

ATU student Brady Williams adapted Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado” for radio theatre. It will star Joey Scheyder and JC Wood.

Cannon Cobb will star in Poe’s “William Wilson.”

Arkansas Radio Theatre was founded in 2007. Shows are made available to the visually impaired through the Arkansas Information Reading Service.

Archived broadcasts of each performance are uploaded to blogs.atu.edu/radiotheatre.

Below is the complete fall 2022 Arkansas Radio Theatre schedule:

Saturday, Aug. 27: “The Thought Body”
Saturday, Sept. 3: “The Body Snatcher”
Saturday, Sept. 10: “Unwanted Guests”
Saturday, Sept. 17: “The Gray House” and Other Ghost Stories
Saturday, Sept. 24: “The Gray House” and “The Cryptid Killer”
Saturday, Oct. 1: “The Monkey’s Paw” and “Cautionary Tales”
Saturday, Oct. 8: “The Terrifying Voyage of Arthur Gordon Pym I”
Saturday, Oct. 15: “The Terrifying Voyage of Arthur Gordon Pym II”
Saturday, Oct. 22: “The Cask of Amontillado”
Saturday, Oct. 29: “The Cask of Amontillado” and “Masque of the Red Death”
Saturday, Nov. 5: “William Wilson”
Saturday, Nov. 12: “William Wilson”
Saturday, Nov. 19: “Sherlock Holmes and the Engineer’s Thumb”
Saturday, Nov. 26: “William the Conqueror”
Saturday, Dec. 3: “Tammy’s Snowy Night Ride”
Saturday, Dec. 10: “Tammy’s Snowy Night Ride”
Saturday, Dec. 17: “A Christmas Carol”

For more information about Arkansas Radio Theatre, send e-mail to Dr. David Eshelman at deshelman@atu.edu.