Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre http://kbia.org en Radio play: Meredith Nicholson's 'The Madness of May' (Part 2) http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-meredith-nicholsons-madness-may-part-2 <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio theatre. In keeping with our tradition of bringing you classic stories in an audio format, this presentation is based on a wonderful short story by Meredith Nicholson entitled, "The Madness of May."</p><p>This episode is part two of this story of mystery, comedy and larking about. To hear part one,<a href="http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-meredith-nicholsons-madness-may-part-1"> click here.&nbsp;</a></p><p></p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 51582 at http://kbia.org Radio play: Meredith Nicholson's 'The Madness of May' (Part 1) http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-meredith-nicholsons-madness-may-part-1 <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In keeping with our tradition of bringing you classic stories in an audio format, this week's presentation is based on a wonderful short story by Meredith Nicholson entitled, "The Madness of May."&nbsp;</p><p>It is a story of mystery and comedy, and general larking about -- a story of how spring can bring out a little bit of crazy in all of us. But we're going to keep you in suspense; this episode is only part one. You'll have to come back next week to hear the rest of the tale.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:41:48 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 51581 at http://kbia.org Radio play: Anton Chekhov's 'The Safety Match' http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-anton-chekhovs-safety-match <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you a tale by the famous Russian author Anton Chekhov. While Chekhov wrote many plays, this Maplewood Barn audio presentation is based on a short story called "The Safety Match."&nbsp;</p><p>Although it is a mystery, there are overtones of comedy throughout the story, which is typical of Chekhov's writing.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">The players</strong></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:01:48 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 51570 at http://kbia.org Radio play: "The Revolutionary Room" http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-revolutionary-room <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. Rather than the classic stories we normally bring you on this program, tonight we present an original script by Brad Buchanan, called "The Revolutionary Room." It involves a young lady, with all the detective prowess of Sherlock Holmes, but who is much more pleasant to the eye. We hope you enjoy the premiere of this original story.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:46:06 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 50568 at http://kbia.org Radio play: "The Revolutionary Room" Radio play: 'Said the Spider to the Fly' http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-said-spider-fly <p>Welcome to another episode of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you an old-fashioned yarn, meant to caution unwary young ladies against the dangers of the big city.&nbsp;</p><p>"Said the Spider to the Fly" was adapted for radio by Dave Collins from a Suzanne Buck story that originally appeared in the September 15, 1917 issue of the "All Story Weekly."</p><p></p><p><strong style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">The players:</strong></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:40:50 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 50537 at http://kbia.org Radio play: Pedro de Alarcon's 'The Nail' http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-pedro-de-alarcons-nail <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you a classic tale of suspense, written by an obscure Spanish author named Pedre de Alarcon. The story is simply called, "The Nail."&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:28:51 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 49809 at http://kbia.org Radio play: John Kendricks Bang's 'Breakfast Conversations with The Idiot' http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-john-kendricks-bangs-breakfast-conversations-idiot <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. This episode is based on a book entitled "The Idiot," by John Kendrick Bangs. It was first published in 1895.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:19:41 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 49808 at http://kbia.org Radio play: Vera Jelihovsky's 'The General's Will' http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-vera-jelihovskys-generals-will <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio. This week's show is based on a short story by Vera Jelihovsky called "The General's Will."&nbsp;</p><p>A Russian author from the nineteenth century, Ms. Jelihovsky is most famous for her children's stories -- but "The General's Will" is not one of them. This story was published in England posthumously, in 1909, some 13 years after her death.&nbsp;</p><p>This is the tale of a famous general, Yuri Paylovitch Nasimoff, an aristocrat and millionaire who is on his death bed ...&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 48886 at http://kbia.org Radio play: Raymond Lester's "Oh, Fanny" http://kbia.org/post/radio-play-raymond-lesters-oh-fanny <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 48547 at http://kbia.org "Mrs. Bindle's Discovery," by Herbert Jenkins http://kbia.org/post/mrs-bindles-discovery-herbert-jenkins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</p><p>This week, we bring another quirky, little-known piece by Herbert Jenkins called "Mrs. Bindle's Discovery." It was first published in 1924 by Mr. Jenkins' private publishing firm.</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:49:33 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 48219 at http://kbia.org "Mrs. Bindle's Discovery," by Herbert Jenkins "Winsome Winnie," by Stephen Leacock http://kbia.org/post/winsome-winnie-stephen-leacock <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>In this episode, you'll hear the story "Winsome Winnie, or Trial and Temptation," by Stephen Leacock. The tale was first published in 1921, in Leacock's book, "Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels."</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 22:44:51 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 47899 at http://kbia.org "Winsome Winnie," by Stephen Leacock Spooky stories: "Ring Once for Death" and "How it Happened" http://kbia.org/post/spooky-stories-ring-once-death-and-how-it-happened <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio&nbsp;</span>Theatre<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">. Each week, we bring you another &nbsp;dramatization of a classic story, and this episode is no exception.&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 16:58:26 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 47897 at http://kbia.org Spooky stories: "Ring Once for Death" and "How it Happened" "Mr. Clackworthy's Pipe Dream," by Christopher B. Booth http://kbia.org/post/mr-clackworthys-pipe-dream-christopher-b-booth <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you a suspenseful thriller called "Mr. Clackworthy's Pipe Dream," &nbsp;by Christopher B. Booth. It was first published in the March 1922 issue of "Detective Story" magazine.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 16:57:55 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre 47896 at http://kbia.org "Mr. Clackworthy's Pipe Dream," by Christopher B. Booth P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves in the Springtime" http://kbia.org/post/pg-wodehouses-jeeves-springtime <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:36:51 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 46886 at http://kbia.org P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves in the Springtime" Meredith Nicholson's "A Reversible Santa Clause," part 2 http://kbia.org/post/meredith-nicholsons-reversible-santa-clause-part-2 <div class="page" title="Page 1"><div class="layoutArea"><div class="column"><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio&nbsp;Theatre.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 45648 at http://kbia.org Meredith Nicholson's "A Reversible Santa Clause," part 2 Maplewood Barn Christmas Special: "A Reversible Santa Claus," part 1 http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-christmas-special-reversible-santa-claus-part-1 <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio&nbsp;Theatre.&nbsp;</p><p>In this episode, we bring you the first installment of a two-part Christmas presentation based on the story "A Reversible Santa Claus," by Meredith Nicholson. (The second part will be aired at 6:30 p.m. on KBIA&nbsp;and posted online following the broadcast.)</p><p>In keeping with our tradition, the Maplewood Barn Radio Players have chosen a little-known tale by an obscure author as our Christmas present to you. We hope you enjoy it.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 23:05:39 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 45647 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Christmas Special: "A Reversible Santa Claus," part 1 Ernest Bramah's "The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage" http://kbia.org/post/ernest-bramahs-tragedy-brookbend-cottage <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</p><p>In this episode, we bring you "The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage," adapted frmo a short story by Ernest Bramah.&nbsp;</p><p>Mr. Bramah put a different spin on the traditional detective stories by giving his protagonist, Max Carrodos, a disability -- and this was long before the TV show "Ironsides" was ever conceived.&nbsp;</p><p>Mr. Louis Carlyle, a friend of Max, runs his own private detection agency, and they often collaborate on cases.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 22:55:28 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 45646 at http://kbia.org Ernest Bramah's "The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage" Stories from O. Henry's "The Gentle Grafter" http://kbia.org/post/stories-o-henrys-gentle-grafter <div class="page" title="Page 1"><div class="layoutArea"><div class="column"><p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 22:47:20 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 45645 at http://kbia.org Stories from O. Henry's "The Gentle Grafter" A Maplewood Barn Radio Thanksgiving Special http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-thanksgiving-special <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p>This week, we bring your two Thanksgiving plays based on short stories from the early 1900s. The first is "Beetle Rings' Thanksgiving Mascot," by Sheldon C. Stoddard. The second is "Bert's Thanksgiving," by J.T. Trowbridge.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 44228 at http://kbia.org A Maplewood Barn Radio Thanksgiving Special Stephen Leacock's "Who Do You Think Did It?" http://kbia.org/post/stephen-leacocks-who-do-you-think-did-it <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.988636016845703px;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. In this episode, we bring you a who-dun-it, a mixed-up murder mystery by Stephen Leacock. Oddly enough, it's entitled, "Who Do You Think Did It, or The Mixed-Up Murder Mystery."</p> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 44223 at http://kbia.org Stephen Leacock's "Who Do You Think Did It?" Adventures of Bindle, by Herbert Jenkins http://kbia.org/post/adventures-bindle-herbert-jenkins <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In this episode, we bring you two adventures of a famous literary character: Mr. Joseph Bindle, the irreverent furniture remover, and his overbearing wife.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Written by Herbert Jenkins, the Bindle stories were very popular in the early part of the twentieth century.&nbsp;</p><p>We hope you enjoy this presentation of "The Coming of the Lodger" and "Mr. Gupperduck's Mishap."&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:50:30 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 44215 at http://kbia.org Adventures of Bindle, by Herbert Jenkins Edna Ferber's "The Homely Heroine" and "The Leading Lady" http://kbia.org/post/edna-ferbers-homely-heroine-and-leading-lady <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In this episode, we bring you audio presentations of two short stories by Edna </span>Ferber<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: "The Homely Heroine" and "The Leading Lady."</span></p><p>Ferber's most famous character, Emma McChesney, does not appear in these two stories. Instead, we have delved into some of the more obscure tales by Ferber to bring you a lesser-known but very strong woman named Pearlie&nbsp;Schultz, a most unusual female protagonist.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:38:41 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 44214 at http://kbia.org Edna Ferber's "The Homely Heroine" and "The Leading Lady" Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: “Mr. Clackworthy Tells the Truth" http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-mr-clackworthy-tells-truth <p>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</p><p>In this episode, we bring you a humorous piece of caper fiction called "Mr. Clackworthy Tells the Truth," by Christopher B. Booth.&nbsp;</p><p>It was first published in the Oct. 19, 1920, issue of "Detective Story" magazine.&nbsp;</p><p>We hope you enjoy our presentation of the story.</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 18:06:40 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 43218 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: “Mr. Clackworthy Tells the Truth" Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: "The Pipe" http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-pipe <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio </span>Theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p>In this episode, we bring you a chilling Halloween tale called "The Pipe," published anonymously.&nbsp;</p><p>The story revolves around a mysterious pipe, a gift from one collector to another.&nbsp;</p><p>That gift arrived with a note -- and so begins our show:&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 18:02:35 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 43209 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: "The Pipe" Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Robert Barr's "The Liberation of Wyoming Ed" http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-robert-barrs-liberation-wyoming-ed <div>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>This week, we bring you a detective story by Robert Barr. It parodies Conan Doyle's famous sleuth, Sherlock Holmes. Our hero is Eugene Valmont, whose name is probably not familiar to you. Sat, 19 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 42347 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Robert Barr's "The Liberation of Wyoming Ed" Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: 'Wanted: A Wife' http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-wanted-wife <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 21.988636016845703px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:59:20 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 42263 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: 'Wanted: A Wife' Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves and the Chump Cyril" http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-pg-wodehouses-jeeves-and-chump-cyril <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Radio Theater, brought to you in conjunction with </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>In this episode, we bring back two of our favorites characters, Bertie and Jeeves, in yet another comic tale by a master of the frivolous, P.G. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:37:06 +0000 Maplewood Barn Radio Players 42260 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves and the Chump Cyril" Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Brad Buchanan's 'Time Stands Still' http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-brad-buchanans-time-stands-still <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Radio Theater.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This time, we bring you something a bit different from our normal classic stories -- an original script by our own Brad Buchanan called "Time Stands Still." Brad has done the majority of the adaptations for the radio show over the past couple years, but in this case, he decided to bring you a new story, never before performed.</span><br /> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:48:04 +0000 Darren Hellwege 41455 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Brad Buchanan's 'Time Stands Still' Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Stephen Leacock's 'Golden Dreams' http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-stephen-leacocks-golden-dreams <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre.</span> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:23:13 +0000 Darren Hellwege 41453 at http://kbia.org Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Burglar and the Blizzard – Part Two http://kbia.org/post/maplewood-barn-radio-theatre-burglar-and-blizzard-part-two <p>Conclusion of Maplewood Barn Radio Theater’s Christmas presentation.</p><p>Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre<em>&nbsp;is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.</em></p><p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 06:00:00 +0000 Darren Hellwege 4537 at http://kbia.org