From the wonderfully macabre mind of frequent Playhouse collaborator Richard R. Henry comes Spectres and Spirits — a Westport Country Playhouse Radio Theater original play perfect for Halloween!
Richard R. Henry’s radio play perfectly mimics the format and sound of a modern podcast, allowing us to eavesdrop on a fun-filled tale of ghostly horror.
Henry also performs the role of Jeff Switzer, the host of a popular and quirky ghost-hunting podcast. The play dramatizes the supposedly lost audio recordings from the last episode Switzer hosted before he went missing… those who seek proof of the afterlife had better be careful what they wish for!
Along with John Gromada’s immersive, pitch-perfect original sound design and an expert cast joining our wonderful writer/performer, Spectres and Spirits delivers a chilling Halloween treat which our Playhouse Radio Theater listeners are sure to love.
Radio air dates
Sat, Oct 30 at 12PM on all WSHU stations and at wshu.org.
Sun, Oct 31 at 4PM* on WSHU news/talk stations
Streaming on westportplayhouse.org
Mon, Nov 1 – Sun, Nov 21.
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The 2021 Playhouse season is generously supported by the Eunice and David Bigelow Foundation.
This production was recorded for audio broadcast under strict COVID-19 protocols, with actors recording remotely from their own homes.
directed by Mark Shanahan
in partnership with WSHU Public Radio