The SBTA offers its repertory of radio productions for free download.
Not “old-time radio,” these are broadcast presentations of some of the world’s most gifted classic and contemporary playwrights: Anton Chekhov, George Bernard Shaw, Luigi Pirandello, Susan Glaspell, George Kelly, Noel Coward, Harold Pinter, Vaclav Havel, Eric Bentley, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Frank Gilroy, Jason Miller, Benjamin Bettenbender, Laura Cahill, Murray Schisgal and many others.
Each week a different radio comedy/drama will be podcast here.
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The Siren Song of Stephen Jay Gould, by Benjamin Bettenbender (Comedy-Drama)
Starring William Smithers and Gretchen Evans
[Playing Time: 32:25]
(Deciding life is pointless after reading Gould’s “Full House,” a man jumps off a bridge. His planning leaves something to be desired.)
Benjamin Bettenbender is the author of eight full-length plays and several one-acts. He has had productions in the US and abroad, including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, and Wellington, New Zealand. Mr. Bettenbender was a longtime member of the Circle Rep Playwrights Lab, and is currently a member of the Cape Cod Theater Project. He is a graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and lives in New Jersey with his wife, Felice, and their two daughters.