Chronology

The ARTC Chronology

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

1998

1998

1997

1997

  • Sunday, January 26 Eddie’s Attic
  • Sunday, February 09 WRFG – The Hoyden (live broadcast)
  • Monday, February 10 Ponce de Leon Branch, Atlanta Public Library – The Hoyden
  • Sunday, May 25 Decatur Arts Festival – The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Thursday, June 26 Dragon*Con 11 – The Menace From Earth, Cyberdick 2, The Brides of Dracula
  • Saturday, September 13 Old English Festival – An unknown episode of Dr. Geoffry Stanhope, Investigator of Occult Phenomena
  • Friday, September 26 Southeast Antique Radio Show – More Stanhope and other short subjects
  • Saturday, October 11 Necronomicon – Country of the Blind, Two’s a Crowd
  • Saturday, October 25 Friends of Old-Time Radio – Geoffry Stanhope: Hour of the Wolf – Daniel Taylor as Geoffry Stanhope, Thomas E Fuller as Colonel Horatio Fitzwilliams, Clair Kiernan as Maria von Ritter, Daniel Kiernan as Burgomeister Hugo Brassner, Terry Sanders as the announcer, and Ron Butler as the rest of Germany.
  • Friday, October 31 Peach State Public Radio – The Brides of Dracula
  • Friday, October 31 WBAI-FM – Pacifica Public Radio, NY – The Brides of Dracula
  • Saturday, December 13 Peach State Public Radio Open House
  • Monday, December 15 Zapien’s New York Salon – An Atlanta Christmas.  One of the more unusual venues for this performance.

1996

1996

1996

  • Friday, February 16 Barnes & Noble
  • Friday, April 26 DeepSouthCon – Jekyll Island – Can You Hear Me?, The Assassins, A Case of Abuse, Chronos Beach
  • Sunday, May 26 Decatur Arts Festival – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Friday, May 31 Theatre of the Blind – Unitarian Church – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Bumpers Crossroads – ask us about this show if you see us.
  • Thursday, June 20 Dragon*Con 10 – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Blues for Johnny Raven, Cyberdick, A Real Babe.
  • Monday, August 12 Atlanta Public Library
  • Sunday, August 25 Eddie’s Attic – Monthly shows from August through March 1997.
  • Tuesday, October 01 Seeing Ear Theatre
  • Saturday, October 05 Southeast Antique Radio Show – Crimson Hawk: The Pyres of Pyros
  • Friday, October 11 Necronomicon – Can You Hear Me?, Crimson Hawk: The Kraken, The Menace From Earth, Creation is a Circle
  • Thursday, October 31 Peach State Public Radio – All Hallows’ Moon (Live broadcast)
  • Sunday, December 22 Eddie’s Attic – An Atlanta Christmas (presented as Christmas in the Attic)

1995

1995

  • Sunday, January 01 WREK – Saturdays at 5:30, January-March, Your Radio Rialto
  • Saturday, February 18 Under Construction 2 – Most Pierced ManRory Rammer: Eye in the SkyThe AssassinsChronos Beach
  • Saturday, February 25 Barnes & Noble – We were a semi-regular presence at the Perimeter Barnes & Noble throughout the year.
  • Saturday, March 04 World Horror Convention – Into the Labyrinth 3
  • Monday, May 08 and Sept 18 Atlanta Public Library – We appeared twice at the Ponce de Leon branch of Atlanta Public Library.
  • Saturday, May 27 Media Play Southlake
  • Friday, July 14 Dragon*Con 9 – Can You Hear Me?Special Order, The Time Machine
  • Sunday, August 27 WRAS – The Last Dragon to Avondale (live broadcast)
  • Friday, October 13 NecronomiCon – Dash Cardigan, A Case of Abuse
  • Tuesday, October 31 Peach State Public Radio – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Live performance) followed by a taped broadcast of The Island of Dr. Moreau.
  • Saturday, November 11 Antares – A Glitch in Time

1994

1994

  • Friday, January 07 Little Five Points Coffeehouse
  • Saturday, January 29 Cartersville Radio Theater
  • Saturday, February 26 Under Construction – Special OrderBumpers Crossroads Special ReportA Case of AbuseCreation is a Circle
  • Saturday, July 16 Dragon*Con 8 – The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Saturday, August 27 DeepSouthCon – Birmingham AL: Armadillo Radio Hour, featuring King KongThe Shape of Things to ComeBumpers Crossroads: Hide, the Cow’s OutsideA Case of AbuseThe Armadillo and the Karaoke of Doom
  • Friday, September 02 Props Restaurant
  • Saturday, September 03 Burroughs Dum-Dum – Nadir of the ApesRory Rammer: Green Man’s Burden
  • Saturday, October 15 NecronomiCon – Rory Rammer: Eye in the SkyRory Rammer: Green Man’s BurdenSpecial Order
  • Wednesday, October 19 Premiere of Radioland Murders – Crimson Hawk: Pyres of Pyros
  • Saturday, October 22 UGA Theater of the Mind – The Countess, directed by Himan Brown (not an ARTC production, but featuring many of our personnel), performed at the Morton Theatre and broadcast over WUOG.
  • Monday, October 31 Peach State Public Radio – The Island of Dr. Moreau (live broadcast)
  • Tuesday, November 01 WREK – Saturdays at 5:30, November-December, Your Radio Rialto

1993

1993

  • Saturday, April 17 PhoenixCon – Armadillo Radio Hour: The Armadillo Inside Out
  • Friday, May 28 Little Five Points Coffeehouse – Monthly venue, in the Horizon Theater / WRFG building on Euclid Avenue. May ’93 through April ’94.  This is where many of our best-loved serials originated, including Bumpers Crossroads, Rory Rammer, and The Crimson Hawk.
  • Saturday, July 17 Dragon*Con 7 – Ole Doc Methuselah: The Great Air Monopoly
  • Friday, July 23 Callanwolde – ARTC Tenth Anniversary performance
  • Saturday, October 16 AtomiCon – Special Order

1992

1992

1991

1991

  • Sunday, July 14 Dragon*Con 5 – Lord Durndrun’s Party

1990

1990

Saturday, July 14 Dragon*Con 4 – The Rats in the Walls

1989

1989

1989

Friday, July 14 Dragon*Con 3 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth

1988

1988

1987

1987

  • Sunday, June 14 WGKA – WGKA Summer Series, 13 hours
  • Monday, June 15 Centauri Express – Release of Centauri Express Audio Magazine #1.The cassette periodical published four more issues, the last in 1990. Centauri Express, and ARTC, continued to publish its programs on tape (and later CD), but never again attempted a regular schedule.
  • Tuesday, July 14 Dragon*Con 1 – The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft, adapted by Gerald W. Page.  Sadly, this performance and the script that allowed it have been lost to antiquity.  Our current version was written by Ron N. Butler.

1986

1986

  • Friday, August 29 Confederation / WorldCon – Creation is a Circle (not an ARTC production, but featuring ARTC personnel)

1985

1985

  • Friday, June 14 Peach State Public Radio – SouthernAire Radio Workshop

1984

1984

  • Friday, January 20 WGST – Summer: 13 episodes
  • Friday, September 14 WABE – Fall: 13 episodes