A Maplewood Barn Radio Thanksgiving Special

Nov 29, 2013

Squash pie.
Squash pie.
Credit Stu Spivack / Flickr

Welcome to another edition of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre. 

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. 

The players:

"Beetle Ring's Thanksgiving Mascot"

  • Joe: Terry Yates
  • Nannie:  Amy Humphrey
  • Pete: Carey Butters
  • Posey: Joe Bogue
  • Skid: Darren Hellwege
  • John: Byron Scott

"Bert's Thanksgiving"

  • Bert: Joe Hayes
  • Mr. Crooker: Byron Scott
  • Mother: Amy Humphrey
  • Narrator: Brad Buchanan

Production

  • Script adaptation for radio: Brad Buchanan
  • Engineer: Darren Hellwege
  • Editing/production: Amy Humphrey
  • Podcast publisher: Kellie (Kotraba) Moore