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ACT's Third Stage Podcast

ACT's Third Stage Podcast

By ACT's Third Stage Podcast
Hosts Jed and Sam take you through the life, events and general hijinks at Abilene Community Theatre in Abilene, TX.
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Episode 19 - Sylvia
Up next at ACT is the romantic comedy SYLVIA! To prepare you for the show, Jed sat down with show star Amanda Keith to get the scoop on this sweet hearted show and her unique experiences in playing this unconventional character. Music this week is Marmot's Dance by Plusma Music:
December 6, 2019
Episode 18 - Apple of His Eye
Kicking off ACT's 65th Season is APPLE OF HIS EYE, the first show ACT ever mounted! We sat down with cast members Amber Barber and Aaron Schutter for a freewheeling conversation about the show and...many other things. Tickets: Music this week is "Long Exposure" bu Bonus Points. Link:
September 10, 2019
Episode 17 - A Night of One Acts 2019
A Night of One Acts is upon us once again, and Jed sat down with three of this year's directors to hav ea lively and often sprawling conversation about thsi year's shows. Night of One Acts will be August 15 - 17, 2019 in the ACT II Black Box. $5 at the door (check or cash, please). This week's music is "Bucket List" by Moods x Philanthrope x Yasper 
August 12, 2019
Episode 16 - Dearly Departed
We talk to Tyler Sparks, Stacey Love, Rodger Brown and Tony Redman of the DEARLY DEPARTED cast and learn a little about the show, bonding with cast members and how this show will feel familiar to fans of our Fayro productions. Music this week is "Pizza And Video Games" by Bonus Points, curtosey of Chillhop Records:
May 28, 2019
Episode 15 - LIVE from Abilene Gives 2019
The audio from our live recording on May 7, 2019 as part of Abilene Gives! Jed sat down with ACT volunteers Amanda Keith, Jeremy Matta, Stacey Love and Tyler Sparks to answer listener questions both from email and submitted live during the chat. Music: Brock Berrigan - Curtain Call
May 10, 2019
Episode 14 - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
This week Jed and Same sat down with Jeremy L Matta and Adam Singleton of ACT's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof! The show runs from March 29 - April 7 and is sponsored by the Dodge Jones Foundation. Tickets are on sale now at! Music: Jahzzar - Comedie Used under Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license Song: License: (Song was edited for length to be used in opening and closing bumper).
March 25, 2019
Episode 13 - Same Time, Next Year
We sat down with Amanda Keith and Keith May, stars of the romantic comedy SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR, opening February 4, to talk about comedy, trust, the perils of the onstage kiss, and the adventure of putting together a two person show. Music: Dee Yan-Key - The Past Used under Creative Commons - Attribution - Non Commercial License Song: License:
February 4, 2019
Episode 12 - Othello
Jed and Sam talk with Othello cast member Verity Pryor-Harden and explore some of the themes and characters of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
November 29, 2018
Episode 11 - Blithe Spirit
In this episode, Jed and Sam speak with the cast of Blithe Spirit. There might be ghosts involved.
October 14, 2018
Episode 10 REPO!
REPO! The Genetic Opera. Director Liz Berry and a few of her cast mates join Sam to talk about their shadowcast production of REPO!
September 21, 2018
Episode 9 - Dial M For Murder
Jed has a talk in a darkened room with DIAL M FOR MURDER cast mates Adam Singleton and Cecilia Goad. DIAL M marks the opening of ACT's 208-19 season, entitled "From Stage To Screen To Abilene". Music: Podington Bear - Two Guys And A Girl Used under Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License. Song: License: (track was edited for use in bumper) Jahzzar - Comedie Used under Attribution-ShareAlike License Song: License: (track was edited for use in bumber)
August 28, 2018
Episode 8 - Abilene Gives
(Recorded Live May 1, 2018) Jed and guest co-hosts Tim, Sarah and Tyler sit down and answer your submitted questions. Recorded live May 1, 2018 during Abilene Gives! Music: Jahzzar - Curves Used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License MP3: License: Ketsa - Better Together Used under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License MP3:…etter_Together License:
August 28, 2018
Episode 7 - DOUBT
(April 2018) We're back! This week Jed sits down with Elise, Bryan, and Kayla of ACT's upcoming production of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT! We also remind you of Abilene Gives, coming May 1, 2018, featuring a live recording of Third Stage! Send in any questions you have re: the theatre to and we'll answer them on the show! Music: "60s Quiz Show" and "Wavy Glass" by Podington Bear
August 28, 2018
Episode 6 - A Night of One Acts 2017
(August 2017) Jed and Sam have a talk with three of the directors for this years edition of ACT's annual Night of One Acts event. Trivia: This episode contains one of Jed's favorite episode endings.
August 28, 2018
Episode 5 - The Andrews Brothers
(June 2017) Jed sits down with the cast of The Andrews Brothers, the now infamous musical that, due to unforseen emergencies, ACT had to put together from start to finish in a scant eight days.
August 28, 2018
Episode 4 - 2017-18 Season Announcment
(Summer 2017) In this short episode, Jed and Sam give you a quick run down of the 2017-18 ACT Season.
August 28, 2018
Episode 3 - Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
(2017) Jed and Sam sit down with Daryl, Keith and Josh, the cast of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a play that attempts to give you a taste of every one of Shakespeare's works in about an hour and a half.
August 28, 2018
Episode 2 - The Vagina Monologues
(Feb 2017) Sam and Jed sit down with Sarah and Kim, cast members of Abilene Artist Coalition's production of The Vagina Monologues, which was performed in the ACT II Black Box.
August 28, 2018