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Fireside Mystery Theatre

Fireside Mystery Theatre is dark, funny, strange, and a little weird! We're original audio drama deeply inspired by old-time radio theatre with a decidedly modern macabre sensibility! Many of our episodes feature a full cast, a live, improvised score, and musical acts that complement our anthology of stories grouped in thematic series. Join host Ms. Ali Silva and with her amazing company of actors and musicians for this varied series of thrilling and chilling tales! Also from Fireside Mystery Productions: The Midnight Reading, a special recurring series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show. For more information, merchandise and upcoming live shows visit our website. http://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com Connect with us! @firesidemystery

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55.4 Nightfall on the Nutmeg State: "The Confession of Amy Archer Gilligan"
A late-night confession over a glass of ice-cold lemonade that is definitely not poisoned"The Confession of Amy Archer Gilligan" is the fouth and final episode from our recent return to the live stage! Nightfall on the Nutmeg State is an original series crafted from the lore and legends of the great state of Connecticut — and it was performed live at The Westport Library in Westport, CT, on Friday the 13th of October, 2023. Written by Lizz Leiser with Kacie LaforestFeatured cast:Kacie Laforest as Amy Archer GilliganJames Rieser as Father DavidAli Silva as Sister MaryEirik Davey-Gislason as Franklin AndrewsAlain Laforest as Charles SmithMichael Pate as Dr. KingMary Murphy as Nelly PierceJames Kleinmann as Carlan GosleeSong: "Vanessa the Vegan Murderess" written and performed by Tom Shaner @gentlemandrifter accompanied by Nico Sleator @nicosleatorPoem: "Late Night Radio" written by David Linton and performed by the FMT company Produced by Ali Silva & Gustavo Rodriguez for Fireside Mystery Productions with support from Verso Studios at The Westport Library @westportlibrary @verso.studios Musical score: Nico Sleator Lead sound effects designer and engineer: Greg Russ Additional sound design: Ricardo Delgado and Ali Silva Direction team: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Ali Silva Fireside production coven: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Mary Murphy FMT Theme music: Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva firesidemysterytheatre.com@firesidemystery©️ 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions
32:54 12/24/23
Winter Solstice with The Three (re-release)
Well, well, it's that time of year again! Happy Holidaze, one and all!Your three favorite witches celebrate the most wonderful night of the year — the winter solstice."Winter Solstice with The Three" Written by Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Featured cast: Kacie Laforest as Lucille Mary Murphy as Chloe Ali Silva as Alma Allison Guinn as Adele Demon Spawn: Alain Laforest, Eirik Davey-Gislason, Ricardo Delgado Directed by Lizz Leiser The Three theme music composed by Ari KesslerAdditional music courtesy of Artlist.io idokay—Who Lives Up That Hill? Instrumental Version G-Yerro—Magic Circle Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery Productions Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions firesidemysterytheatre.com@firesidemystery
24:16 12/21/23
55.3 Nightfall on the Nutmeg State: "Little Miss 1565"
A traveling circus goes up in flames, leaving an unsettling mystery in its ashes. "Little Miss 1565" is the third of four episodes from our recent return to the live stage! Nightfall on the Nutmeg State is an original series crafted from the lore and legends of the great state of Connecticut — and it was performed live at The Westport Library in Westport, CT, on Friday the 13th of October, 2023. Written by Silbin Sandovar Featured cast: Eirik Davey-Gislason as Emmett Kelly Alain Laforest as Karl Wallenda Kacie Laforest as Helen Wallenda Ali Silva as May Kovar James Rieser as Fred Bradna James Kleinmann as Walter Mary Murphy as Little Miss Michael Pate as Robert Segee Song: "The Fair’s Moving On" by Guy Fletcher and Doug Flett performed by Martina DaSilva accompanied by Nico Sleator Produced by Ali Silva & Gustavo Rodriguez for Fireside Mystery Productions with support from Verso Studios at The Westport Library @westportlibrary @verso.studios Musical score: Nico Sleator Lead sound effects designer and engineer: Greg Russ Additional sound design: Ricardo Delgado and Ali Silva Direction team: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Ali Silva Fireside production coven: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Mary Murphy FMT Theme music: Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva firesidemysterytheatre.com@firesidemystery©️ 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions
33:49 12/10/23
55.2 Nightfall on the Nutmeg State: "The Grave of Midnight Mary"
Necromancy! Nightmares! Witchcraft! And other ways to celebrate your sister’s engagement. "The Grave of Midnight Mary" is the second of four episodes from our recent return to the live stage! Nightfall on the Nutmeg State is an original series crafted from the lore and legends of the great state of Connecticut — and it was performed live at The Westport Library in Westport, CT, on Friday the 13th of October, 2023. Written by Lizz Leiser and Kacie Laforest Featured cast: Kacie Laforest as Lucille Ali Silva as Alma Mary Murphy as Chloe Alain Laforest as James Hart Eirik Davey-Gislason as the Constable Michael Pate as the Deputy James Kleinmann as the Mortician James Rieser as the Coroner Song: "Yankee Doodle" performed by Martina DaSilva accompanied by Nico Sleator Produced by Ali Silva & Gustavo Rodriguez for Fireside Mystery Productions with support from Verso Studios at The Westport Library @westportlibrary @verso.studios Musical score: Nico Sleator Lead sound effects designer and engineer: Greg Russ Additional sound design: Ricardo Delgado and Ali Silva Direction team: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Ali Silva Fireside production coven: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest, and Mary Murphy FMT Theme music: Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva firesidemysterytheatre.com@firesidemystery ©️ 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions
40:22 11/26/23
55.1 Nightfall on the Nutmeg State: "Old Wolf Put"
BEHOLD! The very first episode from our 10/13/23 live show is here — our first return to the live stage since February 2020! Where did all the wolves in Connecticut go? Only Israel Putnam knows. "Old Wolf Put" is the first of four episodes from our recent return to the live stage! Nightfall on the Nutmeg State is an original series crafted from the lore and legends of the great state of Connecticut — and it was performed live at The Westport Library in Westport, CT, on Friday the 13th of October, 2023. Written by Silbin Sandovar Featured cast: Ali Silva as Narrator James Rieser as Israel Putnam James Kleinmann as Henry Eirik Davey-Gislason as Farmer Dodd Michael Pate as Farmer Barney Kacie Laforest as Kate Alain Laforest as Donovan Mary Murphy as Evelyn Produced by Ali Silva & Gustavo Rodriguez for Fireside Mystery Productions with amazing support from Verso Studios at The Westport Library @westportlibrary @verso.studios Musical score: Nico Sleator Lead sound effects designer and engineer: Greg Russ Additional sound design: Ricardo Delgado & Ali Silva Direction team: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest & Ali Silva Fireside production coven: Lizz Leiser, Kacie Laforest & Mary Murphy FMT theme music: Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva firesidemysterytheatre.com@firesidemystery©️ 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions
16:39 11/12/23
"Grace"
We hope you enjoy this Southern Gothic-flavored special presentation from Fireside Mystery Productions! "Grace" Written & performed by Allison Guinn Original Music: Allison Guinn — Autoharp & Dulcimer Amelia Cormack — Fiddle Additional music (Artlist.io): Matooma — Infinite Emptiness Alon Ohana — Clean Talk, Short Version B Produced by Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery ProductionsAdditional production assistance by Faith R. Johnson, Allison Guinn, Mary Murphy & Gustavo Rodriguez Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Copyright 2023 Fireside Mystery Productions firesidemysterytheatre.comGet that swag.Support us here.
23:00 4/23/23
Winter Solstice with The Three
Happy Holidaze, one and all!Your three favorite witches celebrate the most wonderful night of the year — the winter solstice."Winter Solstice with The Three" Written by Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Featured cast: Kacie Laforest as Lucille Mary Murphy as Chloe Ali Silva as Alma Allison Guinn as Adele Demon Spawn: Alain Laforest, Eirik Davey-Gislason, Ricardo Delgado Directed by Lizz Leiser The Three theme music composed by Ari KesslerAdditional music courtesy of Artlist.io idokay—Who Lives Up That Hill? Instrumental Version G-Yerro—Magic Circle Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery Productions Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2022 Fireside Mystery Productions firesidemysterytheatre.comGet that swag.Support us here.
24:52 12/25/22
54.5 Yours Truly: "Ambrose"
The true story of the disappearance of a famous author gets entangled in a dark otherworldly fantasy. The final entry in our “Yours Truly” series. "Ambrose" Written by Silbin SandovarFeatured cast: James Rieser as Ambrose Bierce Ali Silva as Lora Eirik Davey-Gislason as Paul Alain Laforest as Herb Hovick Kacie Laforest as Lila Lee Hovick Directed by Kacie Laforest Post-production & sound design: Kacie Laforest Audio engineering & musical scoring: Wayne Silver & The Ice Plant Studio, LIC, NYC Yours Truly series theme music by Nico Sleator Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest FMT theme music by Jason Graves Audio production lead: Ali Silva Copyright 2022 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
23:49 10/9/22
54.4 Yours Truly: "Electric Feel"
An AI service for historical figures seems a perfect resource for a last-minute school report. That is, until things get weird.This is the fourth episode from our Yours Truly series. "Electric Feel" Written by Gabriella Miyares Featured cast: Ricardo Delgado as ZaydenJames Rieser as Nikola Tesla and The Teacher Co-directed by Ali Silva & Kacie Laforest Music and sound design by Nico Sleator Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson FMT theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design lead: Ali Silva Copyright 2022 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
31:40 2/20/22
54.3 Yours Truly: "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Plague Doctor Debacle"
An exhausted ER doctor seeks counsel from an undead plague doctor or anyone, really — she’s just so tired. This is the third installment of "The Archives of H.A.N.D.", a miniseries within our latest collection, Yours Truly. "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Plague Doctor Debacle" Written by Lizz Leiser, Chris Woolsey & Kacie Laforest Featured cast: Michael Pate as H.A.N.D. Agent Kyle Davison Mary Murphy as the Real Medical Doctor Rachel Stevens Ali Silva as H.A.N.D. Hold Voice of Hell Alain Laforest as “Doctor” Giovanni de Palvia Co-directed by Ali Silva, Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Intro music composed by Nico Sleator The Archives of H.A.N.D. music composed by Ari Kessler Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson FMT theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2022 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery *Disclaimer: Fireside Mystery Theatre is a fiction podcast and does not provide medical advice. No information shared in this episode should be used as a substitute for medical advice. Medical misinformation and disinformation are real problems, and we encourage you to consult CDC.gov and other credible and verified sources.
23:52 1/16/22
54.2 Yours Truly: "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Jack T. Ripper Dilemma"
An extraordinary gentleman seeks his heart's desire and meets his murderous hero. This is the second installment of "The Archives of H.A.N.D.", a miniseries within our latest collection, Yours Truly. "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Jack T. Ripper Dilemma" Written by Lizz Leiser & Chris Woolsey Featured cast: Chris Woolsey as Adam Q. Masterson Michael Pate as H.A.N.D. Agent Kyle Davison James Kleinmann as Jack T. Richardson III Co-directed by Ali Silva, Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Intro music composed by Nico Sleator The Archives of H.A.N.D. music composed by Ari Kessler Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson FMT theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
35:03 12/12/21
54.1 Yours Truly: "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Liz B. Situation"
A promising young woman finds an unlikely, undead mentor. This is the first installment of "The Archives of H.A.N.D.", a miniseries within our latest collection, Yours Truly. "The Archives of H.A.N.D. — The Liz B. Situation" Written by Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Featured cast: Kacie Laforest as Rebecca-Sage Ellis-White Michael Pate as H.A.N.D Agent Kyle Davison Ali Silva as The Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory Directed by Ali Silva, Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Intro music composed by Nico Sleator The Archives of H.A.N.D. music composed by Ari Kessler Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson FMT theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
31:56 11/7/21
Happy 10th Anniversary, FMT!
Did you know that the little nugget of what was to become our beloved Fireside Mystery Theatre was born on this day TEN years ago? But of course, we're Hallowe'en babies! Join Anita for a little walk down memory lane as she reminisces on FMT's origin story... Written by Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Music by Nico SleatorProduced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
07:54 10/31/21
54 Yours Truly: Prologue
In this prologue to our next series, we muse on the practice of letter writing. Is it a lost art? When was the last time you wrote, with actual pen and paper, a love letter or a fan letter? We present two missives penned and performed by David Linton to whet your whistle for the epistolary style of our newest series, Yours Truly. "Dear Homer" & "Dear Mr. Poe" Written & performed by David Linton Directed by Ali Silva Recording engineered by Matthew StraubIntro music composed by Nico Sleator Additional music (via Artlist):"Chunky Monkey" by Shtriker Big Band"Cap Blanc Nez" by Michelle NoblerProduced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
17:38 10/24/21
53.4 1918/2020: "Facing Time"
A lonely English seaside cottage holds heartbreaking tales of pandemics past and present. "Facing Time" is the final installment in our pandemic series, 1918/2020, original audio plays inspired by surreal times. Cast featured in this episode: Chris Woolsey as C.W.C. Woolsey Kacie Laforest as Alex Mary Murphy as Sam Allison Guinn as Lizzie Ali Silva as Mary James Kleinmann as the BBC newsreader “Facing Time” written by Tim McArthur “PLOGs” written by Lizz Leiser & Chris Woolsey Directed by Ali Silva Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Music by Nico Sleator Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Additional music (Artlist): Still Holding On by Tristan Barton Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support: https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not: http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
34:55 10/3/21
Anita's Pandemic Advice: August 2021 Edition
Your favorite local fortune teller, Anita, is back with some peculiarly sage words of guidance for us as we all continue to weather this pandemic. Stay safe! We love you!Written by Lizz Leiser & Kacie Laforest Featuring: Ali Silva as Anita Kacie Laforest as Alexandra Music by Nico Sleator Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery ProductionsProduction operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
04:25 8/22/21
53.3 1918/2020: "The Carrier"
A carrier delivers a ticking box to an isolated mansion. What could go wrong?"The Carrier" is the third installment in our pandemic series, 1918/2020, original audio plays inspired by the past and present. Cast featured in this episode: Chris Woolsey as C.W.C. Woolsey James Kleinmann as the 1918 CarrierEirik Davey-Gislason as the 2020 Carrier Ali Silva as the Mad Genius “The Carrier” written by Lizz Leiser & Ricardo Delgado “PLOGs” written by Lizz Leiser & Chris Woolsey Directed by Ali Silva Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Music by Nico Sleator Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Assistant sound design: Ricardo Delgado Additional music (Artlist): Suspended Souls by Michele Nobler Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
35:00 6/13/21
53.2 1918/2020: "Lovesick"
The tales of two pairs of lovers separated by time and history reveal a haunting parallel. “Lovesick” is the second installment of our pandemic series, 1918/2020, original audio plays inspired by the past and present. Cast featured in this episode: Chris Woolsey as C.W.C. Woolsey Rebecca Kopec as Elsie Ali Silva as Jackie Kacie Laforest as Ashley Alain Laforest as Kyle “Lovesick” written by Gabriella Miyares “PLOGs” written by Lizz Leiser & Chris Woolsey Directed by Ali Silva with Gustavo Rodriguez Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva PLOGs music by Nico Sleator Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Assistant sound design: Ricardo Delgado Additional music (Artlist): Yulia Waltz, Alon Peretz Wieniawski Romance (from Concerto d-minor Op.22), Jascha Heifetz, 1918 Vibrating Visions, Alon Peretz Cherry Pie Rag, O.P. Baron Blueberry Smoker, O.P. Baron Meeting an Old Friend, Borrtex Drowned Synthesis, Jon Gegelman Lazy Evening by My Honeybunch, O.P. Baron Memory and Forgetting, Spearfisher 2020—Instrumental Version, IamDayLight Zen Flow, Spearfisher Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
30:29 4/25/21
Three by FMT Resident Poet David Linton
Three poems by Fireside Mystery Theatre's resident poet, Dr. David Linton: "Dear Grandma" "The Virtual Feast" "A Digital Girl" Written & performed by David Linton Audio recording engineered by Matt Straub Produced by Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery Productions Music: Moon Waltz (1st Movement) by Francesco D'Andrea Black Cat Soiree by Bob Hart Ziggy Secret by LMOP FMT theme by Jason Graves Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
08:51 4/11/21
53.1 1918/2020: "The Tavern"
An old watering hole is the unsettling setting for a grisly tale of two pandemics. “The Tunnel” is the first installment of our latest series, 1918/2020, original audio plays inspired by the past and present. Cast featured in this episode: Chris Woolsey as C.W.C. Woolsey Michael Pate as Jerry Mary Murphy as Joelle Ali Silva as Barbara “The Tavern” written by Silbin Sandovar “PLOGs” written by Lizz Leiser & Chris Woolsey Directed by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Music by Nico Sleator Additional music: “Temptation Rag” by Henry Lodge (piano roll) Production operations: Lizz Leiser Social media: Kacie Laforest Production coordinator: Faith Johnson Theme music by Jason Graves Audio production & sound design: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
34:32 1/31/21
52.4 The Ride Sharers: "The Tunnel"
Difficult times intensify for the Schnell ride-sharing company. Troubled CEO Frederick Albans searches in desperation for an exit strategy. “The Tunnel” is the sordid conclusion to our four-part series, The Ride Sharers. It was taped live on stage in NYC in December 2018. Cast featured in this episode: James Kleinmann as Frederick Albans Ali Silva as Ms. Sevens Alain Laforest as Jackson Ames James Rieser as Vernon Ames Mary Murphy as Lara Georges Eirik Davey-Gislason as Chuck Georges David Linton as Billy Breeze Michael Pate as The Cop Kacie Laforest as Barb, The Traffic Cop Song: “Going My Way,” by Jimmy Van Heusen & Johnny Burke Performed by Martina DaSilva with Brad Whiteley Poem: "Roll, Roll, Roll" Written and performed by David Linton Audio play by Silbin Sandovar Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Brad Whiteley Sound effects designer & engineer: Greg Russ Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2021 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not!http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
28:57 1/3/21
Holiday Reflections
Here's a delightful little stocking stuffer for our dear listeners. It was recorded live in NYC on 11/17/19. "Holiday Reflections" Written & performed by David LintonMusic by Nico Sleator With much gratitude and love,Fireside Mystery TheatreAudio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Masks! Hoodies! Other swag! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
01:33 12/25/20
48.3 Holiday Haunts: "The Donation Center"
Workers at a charity shop scheme to cherry-pick the best donated items for themselves. "The Donation Center" is one of our Holiday Haunts we unearthed from our vault of previously unreleased episodes. It was recorded live in NYC on 11/17/19. We wish all of our listeners a very happy and healthy holiday and new year! The cast featured in this episode: James Scully as Pete Kacie Laforest as Carly David Linton as Mr. Tillman Ali Silva as Sheriff Downey Alain Laforest as Deputy Floyd James Rieser as Captain Reeves Eirik Davey-Gislason as Reverend Lowe James Kleinmann as Councilman Merriman Audio play written by Silbin Sandovar Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Song: “Come Join Our Army” (Salvation Army Song) by William James Pearson performed by Caitlin McKechney accompanied by Nico Sleator Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Nico Sleator Sound effects designer & engineer: Greg Russ Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Production Assistant: Evan SachsTheme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Masks! Hoodies! Other swag! http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
27:30 12/21/20
52.3 The Ride Sharers: "Anywhere You Want to Go"
A surly driver for the Schnell ride-sharing company acquires a brand new sense of direction.“Anywhere You Want to Go” is the third of our four-part series, The Ride Sharers. It was taped live on stage in NYC in December 2018. This episode is sponsored by Brooklinen.com! Cozy into some buttery-soft sheets this winter!Get 10% off your first order plus free shipping with promo code FIRESIDE at checkout! Cast featured in this episode: Eirik Davey-Gislason as Philip Michael Pate as Tony David Linton as The Disgruntled Passenger James Kleinmann as Frederick Albans James Rieser as Vernon Ames Alain Laforest as Jackson Ames Ali Silva as Susan Weems Kacie Laforest as Barb, The Traffic Cop Mary Murphy as RUTH, voice of the GPS Song: “Big Yellow Taxi,” by Joni Mitchell Performed by Martina DaSilva with Brad Whiteley Special musical guest: Tom Shaner with his own composition, "Careless Driver" http://blog.tomshaner.com Audio play by Silbin Sandovar Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Brad Whiteley Sound effects designer & engineer: Greg Russ Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not!http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
35:11 12/6/20
52.2 The Ride Sharers: "Schnell's Bells"
A powerful, hard-nosed businesswoman gets more than she bargained for when she decides to try the Schnell ride-sharing app. “Schnell’s Bells” is the second of our four-part series, The Ride Sharers. It was taped live on stage in NYC in December 2018. This episode is sponsored by Brooklinen.com! Get 20% off plus free shipping with promo code FIRESIDE at checkout! Cast featured in this episode: Ali Silva as Evelyn James Rieser as Rob Crandall Michael Pate as Jacob James Kleinmann as Frederick Albans Alain Laforest as The Future Kacie Laforest as The Past David Linton as The Present Eirik Davey-Gislason as Timmy Crandall Mary Murphy as Mona Crandall Song: “The Passenger,” by Iggy Pop and Ricky Gardiner Performed by Martina DaSilva with Brad Whiteley Audio play by Courtenay Gillean Cholovich Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Brad Whiteley Sound effects designer & engineer: Greg Russ Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not!http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
47:11 11/22/20
52.1 The Ride Sharers: "The Disrupters"
From our dusty vault of unreleased content: an all-new series! Murder, suicide, and treachery follow the rise of Schnell, a sleek new ride-sharing app. "The Disrupters" is the first of a delightfully dark four-part series, The Ride Sharers. It was taped live on stage in NYC in December 2018. TW: suicideCast featured in this episode: David Linton as Harold Gustavo Rodriguez as Bob Eirik Davey-Gislason as Steven, the radio talk show host James Kleinmann as Frederick Albans Kacie Laforest as Tory Mary Murphy as Myra Michael Pate as Isaac Alain Laforest as Jackson Ames James Rieser as Vernon Ames Ali Silva as The Narrator Audio play by Silbin Sandovar Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Brad Whiteley Sound effects designer & engineer: Greg Russ Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & what-not!http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
20:57 11/8/20
The Midnight Reading: "The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth"
A frightening tale of the supernatural is revealed through an exchange of letters between two society women in this story by the eminent Victorian author Rhoda Broughton. The Midnight Reading is a special series of dramatic readings of lost classics from the world of macabre fiction that have inspired our show, Fireside Mystery Theatre. We hope to encourage you, dear listeners, to embrace the joy of books and to build your own collection of dark literature. Support your local bookstore! Hosted by James Rieser "The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but The Truth" by Rhoda Broughton — read and performed by Ali Silva Created and produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva for Fireside Mystery Productions Written by Silbin Sandovar Post-production audio by Ali Silva Theme music by Martina DaSilva Audio recording engineered by Wayne Silver at The Ice Plant Studio in New York City Music (royalty-free): Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major, Movement 4, Op. 73 Frédéric Chopin — Allegro de concert, Op. 46 in A Major Beethoven Sonata — No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 2 No. 1 - III. Menuetto Allegretto Performed by Daniel Veesey Franz Schubert — Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-Flat Major, D 960 - II. Andante sostenuto Performed by Paul Pitman Frédéric Chopin — Prelude Op. 28, No.6 Performed by Kyle Healey Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Support what we do! Become an FMT Patreon Patron. https://www.firesidemysterytheatre.com @firesidemystery
34:23 10/31/20
47.4 In the Garden: "The Cabbage Patch Kid"
A woman discovers an unconventional method to overcome infertility. TW: miscarriage, pregnancy loss"The Cabbage Patch Kid" is the final episode (finally released!) from an earlier series cultivated on a little plot of land that was our 2019/2020 season premiere, In the Garden. It may be hard to remember because last year seems like decades ago. Well, this show was recorded live in NYC on 9/29/19. The cast featured in this episode: James Rieser as Don Eirik Davey-Gislason as Chris Michael Pate as Richard Kacie Laforest as Eva James Kleinmann as Warren Lock Mary Murphy as Clarissa Ali Silva as Tommy David Linton as Mr. Edwards Alain Laforest as Mr. Edwards, Sr. Audio play written by Courtenay Gillean Cholovich Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Song: “Spanish Harlem” by Jerry Leiber & Phil Spector performed by Martina DaSilva accompanied by Nico Sleator Poem:"The Flower Girls" written and performed by David LintonProduced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Nico Sleator Sound effects designer & engineer: Andrew Hammond Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Our internet haven: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fan our flames with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! Masks, hoodies & such!http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
39:19 10/11/20
51.4 All Aboard! "The Smoking Car"
Our final destination in this All Aboard! series is a chilling tale of secrets, negotiations, and hidden truths. In the lush smoking lounge, we find a cloaked figure who whispers, “What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?” The answer will be revealed … once the smoke clears. All Aboard! was recorded live in NYC on January 26, 2020. Cast: Ali Silva as Peggy Dufrain and Margaret Devoe Kacie Laforest as Mrs. Norma Wells David Linton as Mr. Herbert Wells Matt Roper as The Tall Man Alain Laforest as Farmer Dufrain James Scully as Duncan Brown Mary Murphy as Marjorie Rosemary Birmingham Bing-hampton James Rieser and Michael Pate as our Train Waitstaff Rebecca Kopec as Josephine Devoe Song: “I Miss a Lot of Trains” by Tom T. Hall performed by Martina DaSilva accompanied by Dan Crowley Poem: “All Aboard” written and performed by David Linton Audio play written by Lizz Leiser Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Dan Crowley Sound effects design: Greg Russ & Ali Silva Live show sound engineer: Evan Sachs Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Live show info, social links, and more: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fuel the fires of our engines with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! (and masks!) http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
38:49 9/6/20
51.3 All Aboard! "The Observation Car"
Care to admire the magnificent North American scenery from the vantage of “The Observation Car”? In part three of our cross-country train journey, we meet a famous mentalist whose uncanny powers certainly liven the landscape. All Aboard! was recorded live in NYC on January 26, 2020. Cast: Mary Murphy as Mrs. Bessie Fisk James Rieser as Senator Gerald Fisk Michael Pate as Elisha Ali Silva as Mildred Seaford Kacie Laforest as Rebecca Hallsey David Linton as Dale Druthers Rebecca Kopec as Kaye Libnik Alain Laforest as Herbert Libnik Matt Roper as Professor Clef James Scully as the Conductor Musical Medley: Felix Slim performs his own composition, “Chantelle Rag,” and “Mystery Train” by Junior Parker & Sam Phillips Learn more about this amazing artist at http://felixslim.comAudio play written by Silbin Sandovar Directed by Holly Payne-Strange Produced by Gustavo Rodriguez & Ali Silva Musical score improvised by Dan Crowley Sound effects design: Greg Russ & Ali Silva Live show sound engineer: Evan Sachs Technical director at The Slipper Room: Johnny Goddard Theme music by Jason Graves Audio post-production: Ali Silva Copyright 2020 Fireside Mystery Productions Live show info, social links, and more: https://firesidemysterytheatre.com Fuel the fires of our engines with your support at https://patreon.com/firesidemysterytheatre Swag! (and masks!) http://tee.pub/lic/firesidemystery
33:11 8/30/20

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