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Collaborative On-line Project Revives Audio Theater

Though some may think the days of families gathered around the radio to listen to a play are obsolete, there are - thanks to the internet - efforts afoot to revive the art form. By Steve Walker


Kansas City, MO – Chatterbox Audio Theater was created in 2007 by creative artists in Kansas City and Memphis with the purpose of giving audiences a night at the theater that is at once high-tech and old-fashioned.

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Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Assistant Artistic Director Kyle Hatley's collaborations with the M.F.A. program at UMKC for Chatterbox Theater: "Surfacing, Episode 1: The Judgment of Cambyses" here and "Surfacing, Episode 2: Down the Rabbit Hole" here.

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