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10/31/14 - Live Halloween Broadcast. Chatterbox returns to the airwaves with anthology show of terrifying original tales, all performed live on the air! Those in the Memphis area can tune in to 91.1 WKNO-FM; those further afield can listen through RSVP via Facebook to let us know you'll be listening!

09/29/14 - Bathysphere. We've just released our recreation of the classic OTR show Bathysphere, written by the great Arch Oboler. Two men, one small metal sphere, miles of ocean. What could go wrong?

08/25/14 - Grimms' Fairy Tales. We've just released Grimms' Fairy Tales, a recording of our performance at this year's Memphis Children's Theatre Festival! This high-energy, family-friendly production is a collaboration with Theatre Memphis's ShoWagon.

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The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari


Written by Arch Oboler
Directed by Robert Arnold
29:05 minutes | Posted September 29, 2014
Two men, a scientist and a dictator, are sealed in a metal sphere and plunged into the ocean, hoping to break a record. What they discover in the depths will lead them into the depths of their own fears, hopes, and spirits. A timeless political thriller from radio playwright Arch Oboler, originally produced on November 18, 1939. More...

Grimms' Fairy Tales

Grimms' Fairy Tales

by The Brothers Grimm
Adapted by Robert Arnold
Directed by Leslie Barker and Robert Arnold
40:27 minutes | Posted August 25, 2014
This energetic, family-friendly performance brings to life three tales of folklore collected by the Brothers Grimm: "The Old Woman in the Woods," "Little Red Cap," and "The Three Little Birds." Performed live at the Memphis Children's Theatre Festival on May 24, 2014, in collaboration with Theatre Memphis's ShoWagon. More...

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll
Directed by Robert Arnold
45:04 minutes | Posted January 25, 2014
Youth performers from the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center's TheatreKids program recreate Lewis Carroll's classic fantasy tale in this live production. Featuring commercial interludes written by the cast. Performed live on November 24, 2012. More...

Live Halloween Broadcast

Friday, October 31, 7 - 8:30 pm
91.1 WKNO-FM
Nine original horror tales performed live on the air!
RSVP via Facebook to let us know you'll be listening.

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