Deborah Hanley author
Deborah Hanley                         author

Original Radio Theater Scripts

 

Available for production or the classroom

 



The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

adapted from the classic Washington Irving Story

 

 

This half hour script faithfully tells the original Washington Irving story through dialogue and sound effects. With strong character development and humor, the story is told from the perspective of two school girls from the village. There are music cues and live sound effects cues, with roles for eight or more voice actors. 



This radio script was produced live in Kalamazoo Michigan in 2011 by All Ears Theatre and later broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. The script was also performed at the Cincinnati Old Time Radio and Nostalgia Convention in 2012.

All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.

 

 

The Legend of Rip Van Winkle

adapted from the classic Washington Irving Story

 

 

Rip Van Winkle's wife complains that he would rather starve on a penny than work for a pound. What happens when this idle man crosses paths with the ghost of Henry Hudson in the Catskill Mountains? This half hour radio script takes audiences back to pre-revolutionary America and tells of one man's adventure that would forever change his life and the lives of his descendants.There are music cues and live sound effects cues, with roles for eight or more voice actors. 



This radio script was produced live in Kalamazoo Michigan in 2016 by All Ears Theatre and later broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. 

All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.

 

 

The Adventures of Johnny Forrest and Sue Magee in:

Pirates' Gold

 

 

Brush up on your pirate talk! This original comedy/adventure is a thirty minute script adapted from the children's book of the same name, with music and sound effects cues, and roles for seven or eight voice actors.

 

The script was produced live in front of an audience in 2012 by All Ears Theatre and later broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.  



The Adventures of Johnny Forrest and Sue Magee in:

The Dragonfly

 

 

Laugh at the antics of three 1950s teenagers as they discover a plan to steal a World War I biplane. Filled with 1950's teen slang, this original comedy/adventure is a thirty minute script with music and sound effects cues, and roles for seven or eight voice actors.

 

The script was produced live in front of an audience in 2013 by All Ears Theatre and later broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.  



The Swiss Family Robinson

adapted from the book by Johann Wyss

 

This thirty minute radio play tells the story of the shipwreck and survival of the Robinson family on an island in the South Pacific. Music cues and live sound effects cues, and roles for eight voice actors.

 

This script was produced live in 2014 by All Ears Theatre in Kalamazoo Michigan, and was broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.

The Importance of Being Ernest

adapted from the play by Oscar Wilde

 

This thirty minute radio play tells the story of a man who keeps a secret from his fiancee; and when his best friend interferes, a comedy of mistaken identities and misunderstandings ensues. This fast moving adaptation retains Oscar Wilde's biting wit and absurdity. Music cues and live sound effects cues, and roles for eight voice actors.

 

This script was produced live in 2015 by All Ears Theatre in Kalamazoo Michigan, and was broadcast on the NPR-affiliated radio station WMUK. All rights to the script remain with Deborah Hanley.

Pirates' Gold

a children's book available in ebook and

paperback

at Amazon.com



Read the author's article

"Life Happens" in Encore Magazine

 

 

 

 

Contact the author to learn more about original radio theater scripts available for production or classroom.

 

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