Chronology

The ARTC Chronology

2018

2018

  • February 23-25, ConNooga, Chattanooga, TN – Our debut performance at this convention, presenting The Colour Out of Space
  • March 3, Atlanta Sci Fi and Fantasy Expo – Presenting Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Colour of the Shadow of the Outsider Over the Mountains of Madness Out of Space and Terrific Park
  • March 30-April 1, SpyCon – Our debut performance at this convention making its own debut! Presenting The Adventures of the Crimson Hawk: Dark Hero along with Essential Equipment and The Ignorants
  • April 13-15, 221B Con – Presenting Lady Holmes in the Case of the Dancing Cadavers. In a separate performance, a dramatic reading of P. G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and Wooster story, Sorting Out Young Cyril
  • June 7-10, HEAR Now Festival, Kansas City, MO – Presenting Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Colour of the Shadow of the Outsider Over the Mountains of Madness Out of Space as part of Audio Tonight at this audio drama festival!
  • June 29-July 1, Libertycon – Presenting The Man Who Traveled in Elephants and Terrific Park
  • August 30-September 3, Dragon Con – Presenting Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, adapted for audio by David Benedict and Brad Strickland. Our second show included A.L.I.C.E. by Elisabeth Allen, The Dead Watcher by Kelley S. Ceccato, and Mercury: A Broadcast of Hope – The Story so Far by David Benedict.
  • October 26-28, Hallowcon – Presenting The War of the Worlds: The Untold Story by Ron N. Butler. Also included, Mercury: A Broadcast of Hope – Don’t Panic by David Benedict.
  • November 16-18, CONjuration – Presenting ParaNOIRmal Encounters by Paige Steadman. Also included, Mercury: A Broadcast of Hope – Shelf Space by David Benedict.
  • December 15-16, Tucker Recreation CenterAn Atlanta Christmas – Featured in this 19th consecutive year of this annual performance was The Role of a Lifetime by Brad Strickland, Davy Crockett and Me by Thomas E. Fuller, The Ultimate Christmas Play by Thomas E. Fuller, Cut-Out Christmas by Thomas E. Fuller, Are You Lonely Tonight? by Thomas E. Fuller, The Santa Claus Blues by Thomas E. Fuller, Some Assembly Required (The Bicycle) by Daniel Taylor, The Legend of the Poinsettia by Brad Strickland, and Blue Hannukchristmas Carol by Sketch MacQuinor.

2017

2017

2017

2016

2016

2016

  • Saturday, March 5 Atlanta SF and Fantasy Expo, North Dekalb Mall – A selection of short subjects including Introduction: King Kong, Unresolved Mysteries: UFO Abductions part 1, The Lovelorn Connection, I Believe This, Unresolved Mysteries: UFO Abductions part 2, Hooked on Phonics, The Adventures of the Armadillo: Armadillos and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!, Unresolved Mysteries: UFO Abductions part 3, The En-Rich-Ifier, Collins Best Coffee Commercial, The Haunter Hunters
  • Saturday, April 2 221B Con – Commonplaces by Naomi Novik, adapted by Sketch MacQuinor, and The Game is Afoot!: Game the Fourth: The Ultimate Ultimatum by Sketch MacQuinor
  • Saturday, April 16 Treklanta – An evening with Rory Rammer, Space Marshal! Featuring Enemy of the PeopleThe Planetoid of Doom, and The Colour of the Shadow Over the Mountains of Madness Out of Space
  • Saturday, July 9 Libertycon – All Hallows’ Moon (original playbill)
  • Thursday through Monday, September 2-5 Dragon Con – The Goblins and the Golden Rose by Kelley S. Ceccato with special guests the Harry Strange Radio Drama; All Hallows’ Moon by Thomas E. Fuller; Comics Track: Kevin and Kell – The Great Bird Conspiracy by Bill Holbrook, adapted by Brad Strickland and The Captain America Adventure Hour, featuring Wonder Woman by William Alan Ritch; Paranormal Track: The Haunter Hunters by Thomas Berry and Unresolved Mysteries, Solved While U Wait: A Very Special Creation by Ron N. Butler; Tolkien Track: Smith of Wootton Major by J. R. R. Tolkien, adapted by Trudy Leonard
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30, Academy Theatre-Hapeville – ARTC’s Inferno – The Terrible Old Man and Beyond the Wall of Sleep by H. P. Lovecraft; ParaNOIRmal Encounters by Paige Steadman; Worst! Halloween! Evar!  by Ron N. Butler; Dani’s Inferno by Retta Bodhaine
  • Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, GOOD Acting Studio – An Atlanta Christmas

2015

2015

2015

2014

2014

2013

2013

2013

  • Saturday, February 23 Anachrocon – Dr. Geoffry Stanhope, Investigator of Occult Phenomena: A Vision of Vampires, Nairobi Jack Rackham: The Lost Gold of the Atlantimengani, parts 1 and 2 (original playbill)
  • Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17 Academy Theatre – Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; Dr. Geoffry Stanhope, Investigator of Occult Phenomena: A Vision of Vampires (original playbill)
  • Sunday, April 14 221B Con – Dr. Geoffry Stanhope, Investigator of Occult Phenomena: The Maker of Dreams, Dr. Will Ward, Science Wizard: Sherlock Gnomes, How Watson Learned the Trick, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Murder by Meteor (original playbill)
  • Saturday, June 29 LibertyCon – Lone Star Planet (original playbill)
  • Friday and Sunday, August 30 and September 1 Dragon*Con – In Need of a Bard by Kelley S. Ceccato; The War of the Worlds: The Untold Story by Ron N. Butler (original playbill)
  • Sunday, October 20 Marcus Jewish Community CenterThe War of the Worlds: The Untold Story (original playbill)
  • Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8 Academy TheatreAn Atlanta Christmas (original playbill in full color!)

2012

2012

2012

  • Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4 Academy Theatre – The Time Machine; Mildly Exciting Tales of Astonishment: The Time Board, Dr. Will Ward, Science Wizard: The Wells of Time, Wikihistory, The Game is Afoot!: The Tick Tock Dick (original playbill)
  • Sunday, April 15 STEAM Fest Academy Theatre – Candle Magic
  • Saturday, May 5 Free Comic Book Day Criminal Records – Brotherhood of Damn Sassy Mutants, Mildly Exciting Tales of Astonishment
  • Saturday, May 10 Hearts for Heroes – The Adventures of the Crimson Hawk: Dark Hero, parts 3 and 4
  • Saturday, June 9 Wedding reception for one of our members! – Mack McKnight, PI: The Tale of the Runaway Groom
  • Saturday, July 21 LibertyCon – Live Free or Die: The Maple Syrup Wars, Dr. Will Ward, Science Wizard: Taxing our Patience, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Murder of Skip Sagan, USO Christmas
  • Friday and Sunday, August 31 and September 2 Dragon*Con – A Tribute to Ray Bradbury, The Wood-Bound Werewolf; Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Murder of Skip Sagan, The Rats in the Walls (with Matthew Trautwein) (original playbill)
  • Every weekend in October Academy Theatre – Lovecraft’s Nightmares – A different Lovecraftian tale each weekend! Featuring music by The Ghosts Project (original playbill)
    • Weekend 1: The Rats in the Walls; Live Free or Die: The Maple Syrup Wars
    • Weekend 2: The Shadow Over Innsmouth, The Wood-Bound Werewolf
    • Weekend 3: The Dunwich Horror, The Music of Erich Zann, Haunter Hunters
    • Weekend 4: Special Order, An Arkham Home Companion, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Colour of the Shadow Over the Mountains of Madness Out of Space
  • Saturdays and Sundays, December 8-16 Academy Theatre – An Atlanta Christmas (original playbill)

2011

2011

  • Saturday, February 26 Anachrocon – Candle Magic with Rafe Rathbone, Constable of the Ether: The Adventure of Sir Isaac’s Monocle, Infinitely Regressive Insurance: The Time Machine, and The Game is Afoot!: Episode 1, the Phantom Chippendale (original playbill)
  • Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1 Academy Theatre – The Dancer in the Dark (with The Ghosts Project), The Triumph of Natural Justice, and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Luna Shall Be Dry! (original playbill)
  • Saturday, July 16 LibertyCon – Sarabande for a Condemned Man, He Walked Around the Horses, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Murder at the Purge, Bryce and Bigmouth, A Boy and His Griffin Part 2: Now What Do I Do? (original playbill)
  • Friday and Sunday, September 2 and 4 Dragon*Con – The Game is Afoot!: The Tick Tock Dick, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Murder at the Purge, Episode 13; Sarabande for a Condemned Man, The Music of Erich Zann (with The Ghosts Project), Dr. Will Ward, Science Wizard (original playbill)
  • Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30 Academy Theatre – The Horseman of the Hollow, part of the Sleepy Hollow Ride Across America, with 3 Bad Writers, Bumpers Crossroads: Hallowe’en, Dr. Will Ward, Science Wizard: Ghosts in the Machine, On the Wheel of Justice, Killing Edgar, and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Slaves of the Zombie-Tron (original playbill)
  • Tuesday, December 20 Atlanta History Center – An Atlanta Christmas
  • Saturdays and Sundays, December 10-18 Academy Theatre – An Atlanta Christmas (original playbill)

2010

2010

2010

2009

2009

2009

2008

2008

2008

2007

2007

2007

  • Friday and Saturday, February 24-25 Stage Door Players – The Brides of Dracula with assorted other Valentine-related subjects including Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Asteroid of Love and The Shape of Things to Come (original playbill)
  • Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 Stage Door Players – All You Zombies… with assorted VERY short subjects, including The Crocodile PitThe En-Rich-IfierThe Adventures of the Earworm, and Meet Mr. Omniscient (original playbill) (photos from All You Zombies…. 2007)
  • Friday-Sunday, July 6-8 – Robert A. Heinlein Centennial Convention – A celebration of the Dean of American Science Fiction. We presented All You Zombies… and The Menace From Earth along with a few of our other favorites, including Creation is a Circle, and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Planetoid of Doom (original playbill)
  • Friday, July 20 Barnes and Noble Perimeter – Harry Potter and the Magic of Radio – Our last foray into the realm of Harry Potter as we celebrated the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows with staged readings, trivia contests, costuming, and a midnight reading from the new book!
  • Saturday, July 28 LibertyCon – All You Zombies… and A Ship Named Francis
  • Friday August 31 Dragon*Con – The Challenges of Brave Ragnar and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Madhouse in the Sky (original playbill) (photos from Dragon Con 2007)
  • Saturday, October 6 Gaylaxicon – Brotherhood of Damn Sassy MutantsThe Shape of Things to Come, A Ship Named Francis (original playbill) (photos from Gaylaxicon 2007)
  • Saturday October 27 Stage Door Players – The Rats in the Walls with A Ship Named Francis and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Slaves of the Zombie-Tron (original playbill)
  • Saturday and Sunday December 22-23 Stage Door Players – An Atlanta Christmas (original playbill) (photos from An Atlanta Christmas 2007)

2006

2006

2006

  • Saturday, January 28 DeKalb School of the Arts – Kissed by a Stranger (original playbill)
  • Wednesday, May 03 WRAS, “88Books”
  • Saturday, May 06 Camp Willoway – One of our most fun and rewarding performances for children who are visually impaired!
  • Friday, June 09 Mythic Journeys – A rare performance that featured something we didn’t write.  Snow Glass Apples by Neil Gaiman, by special permission. The recording for this performance is locked in our archives and we can’t even podcast it.  Also heard, Plato’s Cave by Ron N. Butler (original playbill)
  • Friday, June 16 Sci-Fi Summer 2006 – ARTC will present Here’s the Pitch, featuring new chapters of Brotherhood of Damn Sassy Mutants and Mildly Exciting Tales of Astonishment, plus an episode of Rory Rammer, Space Marshal and a genre-bending main attraction that defies description. (which turned out to be Time for Station Identification) (original playbill) (photos from Sci Fi Summer 2006)
  • Saturday, July 29 LibertyCon – The Doom of the Mummy (photos from LibertyCon 2006)
  • Friday, September 01 Dragon*Con 20 – Only one show this year.  It was The Colour Out of Space by H. P. Lovecraft, adapted by Ron N. Butler (original playbill)
  • Sunday, September 17 Talk Like a Pirate Day – More from the Pirate Hunter series! (photos from National Talk Like a Pirate Day 2006)
  • Saturday, October 07 TimeGate – A Glitch in Time and The Mark of the Beast
  • Saturday, October 28 Hallowe’en at Stage Door – Into the Labyrinth featuring Throne of Shadows (original playbill)
  • Tuesday, October 31 Tut’s Book Emporium – Not a full-on ARTC performance, but a staged reading of Special Order
  • Friday, November 03 The Brotherhood of Damn Sassy Mutants – The stage play version, performed at Sketchworks
  • Tuesday, December 19 Tut’s Book Emporium – An Atlanta Christmas
  • Saturday, December 23 ARTC Christmas at Stage Door Players – An Atlanta Christmas (original playbill)

2005

2005

2005

  • Friday, May 13 Georgia Gazette – Actual radio appearance!  They ran SWATting the Books by Ron N. Butler
  • Sunday, May 29 Memorial Day show at Stone Mountain! – A celebration of heroes, culminating with Unaccustomed to Fear by Terry Quinn (original playbill)
  • Friday, June 10 Sci-Fi Summer 2005, Roswell GA – A double bill that started with Mildly Exciting Tales of Astonishment, and then, after the kids had gone to bed, The Brotherhood of Damn Sassy Mutants (original playbill)
  • Friday, July 15 Harry Potter and the Theater of the Mind – Book release party for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince! at the Barnes and Noble Perimeter location
  • Saturday, July 30 LibertyCon 2005, Chattanooga TN – The Weapons Shop
  • Friday, September 02 Dragon*Con 2005, Atlanta GA – The Weapons Shop, plus a selection of stories by our newer writers that we dubbed Fresh Blood.  These included M.E.T.A. and B.D.S.M, plus The Challenges of Brave Ragnar and Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Angel of Destruction (original playbill) (photos from Fresh Blood) (photos from The Weapons Shops)
  • Sunday, September 18 Talk Like a Pirate Day – More piratey shenanigans with the Pirate Hunter books by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller at the Barnes and Noble Perimeter location (National Talk Like a Pirate Day photos)
  • Sunday, October 30 Hallowe’en at Stone Mountain Park – Another trip Into the Labyrinth with Armada Rising, Penny Dreadful, and M.E.T.A.: Sweet Revenge (original playbill) (Halloween 2005 photos)
  • Monday, October 31 Halloween at Barnes & Noble (photos from our reading of Bunnicula)
  • Saturday, December 10 Christmas at Stone Mountain Park – An Atlanta Christmas at Memorial Hall in Stone Mountain Park (original playbill) (photos from the show)
  • Saturday, December 17 Christmas at Barnes & Noble
  • Friday, December 23 “Georgia Gazette” on GPB – An actual airing of excerpts from An Atlanta Christmas, taken from the live recording at Stone Mountain Park.

2004

2004

2004

2003

2003

2003

  • Sunday, March 09 Fellowship of Reason – Guerrilla Radio Theatre featuring A Case of Abuse (original playbill)
  • Friday, May 30 Sci-Fi Summer 2003 – To Dine With the Devil; Blues for Johnny Raven (original playbill)
  • Friday, June 20 Harry Potter and the Theater of the Mind – The release party for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix held at the Barnes and Noble Perimeter location.  A grand event, with staged readings of selected chapters from the previous books culminating with a reading from chapter one of the new book at midnight.  We introduced a ton of young people to audio drama that night and had a great time doing it in costume! (photos from the show)
  • Friday, August 29 Dragon*Con 2003 – Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Meteor Surfers, Can You Hear Me?; The Island of Dr. Moreau (original playbill) (photos from the show)
  • Saturday, December 13 ARTC Christmas at Stone Mountain – An Atlanta Christmas (original playbill) (photos from the show)

2002

2002

2002

  • Friday, January 18 8 1/2 x 11 at Dad’s Garage – Eight and a half directors present pieces in 11 minutes.  ARTC contributed a different piece each night (and we were the half of a director, so we only had 5.5 minutes), consisting of the following: The Shape of Things to ComeI Am/You Are/He Is: Men Who MorphThe Jane Handley-Page Show: The Most-Pierced Man in AmericaThe Blair Cream Adventure, Suspense, Mystery, Cowboy and Indian HourUnresolved Mysteries: Phrenotherapy and Rory Rammer: Martian MafiaBumpers Crossroads: Hide, a Cow’s OutsideBubblewrap, and assorted commercial parodies.
  • Friday, June 14 Sci-Fi Summer 2002 – The Dancer in the Dark
  • Friday, August 30 Dragon*Con 2002 – The Dancer in the Dark; Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Colour of the Shadow of the Outsider Over the Mountains of Madness out of Space, Special Order (photos from the show)
  • Saturday, November 09 Atlanta Science Fiction Society
  • Saturday, December 14 ARTC Christmas at Stone Mountain 2002 – An Atlanta Christmas
  • Date Unknown Camp Wak-N-Hak 2002 (photos from the show)

2001

2001

2001

2000

2000

  • Wednesday, April 19 Fifi’s Follies @ the Somber Reptile – Jane Handley-Page in The Most Pierced Man and Inhuman Rights by Ron N Butler; The Shape of Things to Come and Men Who Morph by Daniel Taylor
  • Sunday, May 28 Decatur Arts Festival – Nosinet by Daniel Taylor; A Case of Abuse, Jane Handley-Page in Inhuman Rights, and Who Is This Shakespeare Person, Anyway? by Ron N Butler
  • Thursday, June 29 Dragon*Con 14 – All Hallows’ Moon; Most Pierced Man, Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: Queen of the Spaceways, Zap Thy Neighbor, All You Zombies… (photos from the show)
  • Friday, October 06 “Slightly Surreal” @ DramaTech – Rory Rammer, Space Marshal: The Last Vampire by Ron N. Butler and Robert A. Heinlein’s All You Zombies…
  • Saturday, October 28 WREK, “The Audio Theater Hour” – Saturdays at 5pm, starting Oct 28
  • Tuesday, October 31 Georgia-Pacific Corporate Luncheon – Ghost Dance
  • Friday, December 15 Parkview High School – An Atlanta Christmas
  • Friday, December 22 Echo Lounge Christmas Santacular – An Atlanta Christmas

1999

1999