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Thursday, June 6
 

12:00pm CDT

Sennheiser PODCAST PALOOZA Listening room
Stop in and take a listen at the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Podcast Palooza programs being featured on-line.



Thursday June 6, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Holiday Inn - Sennheiser Listening Room
 
Friday, June 7
 

9:00am CDT

NATF Playhouse: The Incident & Hump Day
The Incident by Larry the O (Fictional, CA)
     The Incident, is a true story in nine parts. It is the second episode of the storytelling-meets-sound-art series Ears Hear Now (EHN), which tells stories in a different way. While many other storytelling relies exclusively on narration and dialogue to tell a story, using music to frame it and sound effects to illustrate it, EHN’s approach is more akin to film or video game sound, where music and sound design go beyond those roles to be active storytelling partners.
     The Incident significantly develops techniques pioneered in the first EHN episode, Out of Body, Out of Mind, which was a Platinum Selection at the 2017 HEAR Now Festival. The story told in The Incident concerns a near-fatal car crash that befell the narrator (Larry) and his wife without their ever being aware it had occurred until they awoke in the Emergency Room.

Larry the O will share his use of sound design elements.

Hump Day by Young Park and Victor Liu (Bloomington, ID)
Ken Thompson went to sleep last Tuesday and woke up Thursday morning with a screaming migraine. He has no memory of what happened during the missing day, but it soon becomes clear that he cannot have slept the whole day through. In his search for the truth, Ken learns there are serious consequences for skipping Hump Day.
This production was produced as a final project as part of Indiana University's undergraduate Sound Design class led by Russell McGee.

Russell McGee and cast members will present at the session.


Friday June 7, 2019 9:00am - 10:05am CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

10:15am CDT

NATF Playhouse: Licorice & Screaming With the Cannibals
Licorice from KAAD-LP radio and Ellen Stewart (Sonora, CA)
     Licorice was adapted from an original story set in the early days of the California Gold Rush. The story teller is the local padre in a mining camp who makes an unhappy discovery when a disagreeable man turns up swinging in the hanging tree. What could be the motive and who could have done the deed?

Tom Strother from KAAD will share how this production was produced.

Screaming With the Cannibals by MountainWhispers.com
     This production of Lee Maynard's Screaming with the Cannibals is the second book in the Crum trilogy. The story, set in 1950's Appalachia, follows Jesse Stone, a young often confused man, as he works his way to manhood. Jesse encounters a variety of colorful characters, both friend and foe, as he moves from one wild adventure to another usually escaping with his life by the narrowest of margins.

Ross Ballard of MountainWhispers.com will discuss this production.


Friday June 7, 2019 10:15am - 11:30am CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

11:40am CDT

NATF Playhouse: Deck The Halls: The Runaway Bride & I Got Your Back & Front by Armand Jennings
Deck The Halls: The Runaway Bride by Sassquach Radio (North Hollywood, CA)
     Episode 1, season 3 of Deck the Halls (with Matrimony!) --The Runaway Brid Jackie braves a singles' trivia night at a sports bar... and one of her teammates looks oddly familiar.
Directed by Paula Deming, written by Ashley Quach. Sound design by Kevin Rosen Quan.

Director Paula Deming will be at this session.

I Got Your Back & Front by Armand Jennings (Bronx, NY)
Zuri Valerez is a 26 year old woman reminiscing about her friendship with her long time friend, Nathan Jones, leading up to the days of her marriage. She recalls memories and their many shared experiences. Created in surround sound, Zuri's story begins with her bachelorette party.

Armand Jennings will discuss this surround sound production.


Friday June 7, 2019 11:40am - 1:10pm CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

12:00pm CDT

Sennheiser PODCAST PALOOZA Listening room
Stop in and take a listen at the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Podcast Palooza programs being featured on-line.



Friday June 7, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Holiday Inn - Sennheiser Listening Room

1:20pm CDT

NATF Playhouse: HEADS WILL ROLL
HEADS WILL ROLL by Kate McKinnon and Emily Lynne
Along with enjoying a portion of the Queens' Day episode from Heads Will Roll, Director Eric Martin and Audible's Jessica Mozes will  share a 'behind the scenes look' at how this original fantasy-comedy, created by and starring “Saturday Night Live” mainstay Kate McKinnon and her sister, stand-up comic Emily Lynne, was produced.

Featuring an all-star cast: Kate McKinnon, Emily Lynne, Meryl Streep, Tim Gunn, Audra McDonald, Andrea Martin, Carol Kane, Peter Dinklage, Aidy Bryant, Alex Moffat, Heidi Gardner, Chris Redd, Steve Higgins, Esther Perel, Bob the Drag Queen, Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Becky Abrams, Anna Drezen, Alon Elian, Sudi Green, Sam Jay, Huck Milner, Randy Rice, Gary Richardson, Jim Santangeli, Morgan Smith, Jen Spyra, Alexandra Carillo Vaccino, Thomas Whittington

Eric Martin and Jessica Mozes of Audible  will present this session.


Friday June 7, 2019 1:20pm - 2:00pm CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

2:10pm CDT

NATF Playhouse: Salmon's Run - Episode 3 & Lake & Logan In The Dimensions of Liquid
Salmon's Run - Episode 3 by Nick Messitte (New York, NY)
     Salmon’s Run asks a simple question: what would happen if an innocent man appeared, for all the world, to be a terrorist? The story centers on a hapless, sweet soul named Salmon Warzynski. He never meant to hurt anyone. He just wanted to toss his cigarette in a trashcan. He didn’t think it would explode, setting lower Manhattan ablaze in the process. Now, with the CIA, the FBI, the NYPD, the mainstream media, and some home-grown terrorists in hot pursuit (they think he’s their leader), Salmon must run…run for his life…
In this episode, we meet Douglas Mitchell Sargento, a Republican senator from Pennsylvania. The powers that be want him to advocate for war with Iran—but he has other ideas.
Meanwhile, Salmon Warzynski goes to great lengths to disguise his identity.

Join Nick Messitte.

Lake & Logan In The Dimensions of Liquid by Locked into Vacancy Entertainment (aka L.I.V.E.) (Chicago, IL)
It's the ladies turn in the spotlight on the wacky supernatural misadventures of Lake & Logan. Katie and Daphne are set to perform on the largest cruise ship to ever sail on a lake, the Titanish. However, also on board are Mrs. Wilhelm and an assortment of other individuals, all with their own agendas keen to make the cruise considerably more eventful. Missing jewelry, family grudges, and a love that we'd rather not think about all collide in... "The Dimensions of Water!" Locked into Vacancy Entertainment brings 1940s style radio plays into the 21st century.

Jennifer Walden from Locked into Vacancy Entertainment (aka L.I.V.E.) will share some live performance strategies.


Friday June 7, 2019 2:10pm - 3:15pm CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

3:25pm CDT

NATF Playhouse: BS de Résistance Episode 12 - Rabbit Redux Deluxe & WILD BILL’S GHOST: The 30th ANNIVERSARY
BS de Résistance Episode 12 - Rabbit Redux Deluxe  by Dale Leopold (Manakin Sabot, VA)
BS de Résistance is a deliciously irreverent, deliriously immersive scripted, fully-produced political satire podcast.
Vera enlists some old friends to avoid a Middle Eastern meltdown. Trump looks for a scapegoat for his French faux pas. Canada has to deal (politely) with a caravan of Americans. And the Purple Avenger raps! Written by Lyssa Graham and Dale Leopold.

Meet Dale Leopold at this session.

WILD BILL’S GHOST: The 30th ANNIVERSARY 
WILD BILL'S GHOST, sees Oliver North visited by Bill Casey's Ghost. Produced in Columbia, Missouri in 1989, after the Iran- Contra hearings. What Wild Bill shows us that in thirty years not much changes in Washington D.C. Created when Siri and Alexa were pipe dreams, Ollie had a state of the art bio-metric security system but ghosts have a access all areas status.

In 1989, the producing team had to use the full power of a "Commodore 64 personal computer" to help in the automated mix down of the 2 inch Otari 8 track recorded.

Meet Steve Donofrio who wrote and directed this production in 1989.


Friday June 7, 2019 3:25pm - 4:25pm CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111

4:30pm CDT

NATF Playhouse: The Witch Of KC & Psycho Santa
The Witch Of KC by Coy Dugger (Kansas City, MO)
In an inverse of the classic Frank L. Baum book/movie "The Wizard of Oz," a Dorothy from a magical fantasy land suddenly finds herself in modern day Kansas City. With the help of a local department store clerk, she and her trusty companion Toto search for a way back home.
Join producer Coy Dugger and the cast of the Witch of KC.

Psycho Santa by Petaluma Radio Players (Petaluma, CA)
Delusion and illusion hit a Christmas Eve cross-current, and Santa must face off with his conflicted reality in this comedy by award-winning Houston playwright, Vivian C. Lermond.
Join Kendra Murray and Ralph Scott of Petaluma Radio Players


Friday June 7, 2019 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
Pilgrim Center 3807 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64111
 
Saturday, June 8
 

12:00am CDT

Midnight Listening -- The Call of the Flame: An Audio Play
The Call of the Flame: An Audio Play

From the epic fantasy series, this is the journey of Bri, and her travels along with her Orc, Elvan, Dwarven, and Halfin companions as she seeks to redeem her father, for murdering the Chieftain of Gods, and restore the balance of magic in the world.


Meet cast members Bonnie Bogovich (Bri) and Stephen Cumberworth (Villadius), and producer Kurt Peterson.




Saturday June 8, 2019 12:00am - 1:00am CDT
Holiday Inn - Sennheiser Listening Room

12:00pm CDT

Sennheiser PODCAST PALOOZA Listening room
Stop in and take a listen at the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Podcast Palooza programs being featured on-line.



Saturday June 8, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Holiday Inn - Sennheiser Listening Room
 
Sunday, June 9
 

12:00pm CDT

Sennheiser PODCAST PALOOZA Listening room
Stop in and take a listen at the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Podcast Palooza programs being featured on-line.



Sunday June 9, 2019 12:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Holiday Inn - Sennheiser Listening Room