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ALONZO'S WATCH
CHANG APANA: HEART OF A LION
CHANG APANA MIDNIGHT CLEAR
CHANG APANA: PRINCE FROM CHINA
CHUCKWAGON TALES: DANDY FROM BODIE
CHUCKWAGON TALES: COLLECTING TAXES
CONFESSION OF PIERS GAVESTON:
CUPID IN A BOX
DARK AGES:
ON LINE
ON ICE
NIGHT WITCHES
NORTH POLE, MY BEAT
PAWN SHOP
POISON BELT
RUDYARD KIPLING'S KIM
THE SAGA OF THE CHIPPED BLADE
SECOND STRIKE OF LIGHTNING version 2:
SKYWAY TO HELL
SPIRIT: THE STORY OF THE SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS
STEVIES' FIRST CHRISTMAS
SUNSET SQUADRON-the director's cut:
TOOTH FAIRY INC.
WHEN THE WORLD SCREAMED
WINDSHIELD CHIARASCURO
YOURS TRULY JOHNNY DOLLAR: THE JEFFORDS MATTER
YOURS TRULY JOHNNY DOLLAR: THE FIRST EDITION MATTER


ALONZO'S WATCH - It's 1861, and a new letter has just arrived from Alfred Wheeler, Private, Union Army. Listen in with the family as Allie shares his experiences. The play is based on letters written by the author's great-grand uncle. (Ivan Cury, Cliff Carpenter, Jean Rouverol Butler, Esther Geddes McVey, Barbara Fuller) 63 minutes. (2005).

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CHANG APANA: HEART OF A LION Episode 1.
Bullwhip wielding Chang of the Honolulu Police vice patrol is in Chinatown. He can hear the mahjoong tiles all the way down the street. What can one man do about the gambling? 39:38 minutes (2009).

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CHANG APANA MIDNIGHT CLEAR Episode 2
Written and produced by Joy Jackson The Helen Kinau Wilder and Lucy Ward are planning a special for the Christmas parade in Honolulu. But where has Santa gone? 28:31 minutes (2009).

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Chang Apana: Prince from China
This is the third episode in ART's series about Chang Apana, the prototype for Charlie Chan. In 1910, Chang fears the arrival of a Prince from China. Why? And then there's the little problem of a missing tourist from Waikiki. Written and produced by Joy Jackson
Directed by Gregg Porter. 31:44 minutes (2010).

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CHUCKWAGON TALES: DANDY FROM BODIE
It's Fourth of July in the old gold-mining town of Bodie, California. But where's that smell coming from? 15:27 minutes (2009)

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CHUCKWAGON TALES: COLLECTING TAXES
It is the duty of the Deputy Sheriff to collect the taxes. Billy Breckenridge finds the task even more perilous when the town is Tombstone, and he has to collect the taxes from the gang of criminals known as "The Cowboys" lead by Curly Bill Brocius. 20:35 minutes (2013)

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CONFESSION OF PIERS GAVESTON: by Brandy Purdy.
In the time of Charles II, Charles' lover, Piers Gaveston, has been captured by his enemies, and is paraded to his execution through the streets. When did his whole life go wrong? 20:42 minutes (2009)

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CUPID IN A BOX
In a dark and motionless elevator, two not-very-friendly people are stuck. Will they get rescued before they kill each other? 19:22 minutes (2008)
Written by Melinda Mains.

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DARK AGES:
Two one-act plays by Kevin O'Morrison, adapted for radio by ART: Tales of a dark future in a poisonous and crumbling New York City.

ON LINE - The first part of Kevin O'Morrison's play Dark Ages, adapted by ART. Set in a crumbling New York City, after governments have fallen. What happens when every one must wait in line to get a new number? 45:22 minutes (2007)

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ON ICE -
Kevin O'Morrison's second part of Dark Ages. Will Mick and Meg be able to evade another set of interrogators from the Games that masquerades as a social service? (Takes place years after On Line) 50:36 minutes (2007)

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NIGHT WITCHES
It's 1941, and the Germans are advancing on Moscow. Ultimate victory seems to be in their immediate future. But every night they are bombed by Russian women pilots. The Germen call them "nacht hexen"-the Night Witches. Can they turn the tide? This is one of ART's plays based in history.
An original presentation by American Radio Theater. "Night Witches" was written by Stephen L. Poole, based on true events.
Directed by Gregg Porter and Produced by Joy Jackson. 49:45 minutes (2012).

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NORTH POLE, MY BEAT - original Christmas show, written by Reynaud LeBoeuf. It's after Christmas and the big guy is missing. 32:54 minutes (2006)

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THE POISON BELT - written by Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Cole Hornaday. The world swims through a belt of poison ether. Can Professor Challenger and his companions survive? 61 minutes (2008)

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RUDYARD KIPLING'S KIM
A new adaptation by ART scriptwriter Melinda Mains. Here's Kipling's classic tale of espionage in India at the time of the British Raj. Kim, an orphaned English boy, has raised himself in the streets and back alleys of Lahore, India. Accompanying his friend a Tibetan lama, Kim searches to fulfill his prophecy about a red bull on a green field, and falls into The Great Game. 60:00 minutes (2008-2010)

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The Pawn Shop
Where do writers get their stories? Kay Lutz offers one whimsical possibility, a unique marketplace of ideas, in this American Radio Theater original production of The Pawn Shop, recorded live at ART's Radio Studio 2012. Written by Kay Lutz
Directed by Kay Lutz and Ken Liesse. 22:13 Minutes (2012).

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THE SAGA OF THE CHIPPED BLADE
Written by Stephen L. Poole.
A legendary sword is discovered and the Shogun orders it tested against the body of a living prisoner but things go terribly wrong. How was the invaluable samurai sword chipped? Can the truth be discovered before Toramon Saburo has to pay with his life? 61:12 minutes (2013)

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SECOND STRIKE OF LIGHTNING version 2: Written and Directed by Joy Jackson. Based on true events, Bryce Jackson returns to Kansas City after the war, and decides to romance his ex-wife into re-marrying him. But she won't have anything to do with him. How can he win her over---again? 59 minutes. (2008)

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SKYWAY TO HELL (Redux) Produced, Written and Directed by Joy Jackson. A ghost story based on true events surrounding the 1993 discovery and recovery of the crew of a B-24/C-87 which crashed in the Himalayas in 1945. New version by ART 54:54 minutes (2008)

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SPIRIT: THE STORY OF THE SPIRIT OF ST LOUIS Everyone knows that Lindbergh made it to France across the Atlantic. But did you know there was a race to get a plane to fly? (not available)

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STEVIES' FIRST CHRISTMAS - written by Melinda Mains.
It's tough when you have to move at Christmas, specially if you are a kid. 10:54 minutes (2007)

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THE SUNSET SQUADRON-the director's cut: - written by Joy Jackson.
World War 2: May 25, 1945: What do you do when you're flying back from Japan, and your engine overheats and catches fire? Follow this true story of Walt Kreimann from that flight through the next week on board the USS Tigrone. 56:20 minutes (2008) (not available)

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TOOTH FAIRY INC.
What if tooth fairies were real? What would the organization look like? Based on an idea generated during a late night audio chat session on www.radioOutofthePast.org, this play was premiered in Chicago, with 12 blind actors performing from Braille scripts. ART actors from Seattle took another run at it. Gregg Porter and Moki O'Reilly showcase the ART ensemble as they explore: 33:27 minutes (2009)

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WHEN THE WORLD SCREAMED - written by Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Cole Hornaday.
Professor Challenger sets out to prove that Mother Earth is alive. 45:22 minutes (2007)

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WINDSHIELD CHIARASCURO - original science fiction story. A young man takes a new date out for a spin during a rainy night. If you squint your eyes just so, things take on a different look and become … 11:08 minutes (2006)
Written by Cole Hornaday

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YOURS TRULY JOHNNY DOLLAR: THE FIRST EDITION MATTER - written and directed by Mike Wheeler.
Johnny is called in to investigate when a priceless first edition is stolen - or is it? 32 minutes (2009)

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YOURS TRULY JOHNNY DOLLAR: THE JEFFORDS MATTER
Recorded live at ART's Radio Studio 2010, this newly written episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar stars Gregg Porter as Johnny Dollar. The program also features special guests Esther Geddes McVey and Ivan Cury with ART regulars rounding out the cast.
Yours Truly Johnny Dollar-The Jeffords Matter, written by Michael C Wheeler for American Radio Theater's Radio Studio 2010. 34:31 minutes (2010).

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