WINNER, 2018 GOLD OGLE AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY/HORROR AUDIO: “THE FLOODGATES OF WILLOWHILL”
WINNER, 2016 GOLD OGLE AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY/HORROR AUDIO: “THE MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH”
Please, take a seat. Make yourself comfortable and open your ears. You’re about to experience twisted tales of the unknown… and the unreal… from the minds of horror’s finest writers. Hosted by “The Lady in Black” and presented through the Southgate Media Group, MIDNIGHT MATINEES is Pocket Universe Productions’ premier horror “audiothology” series, dramatizing the short stories of both classic and contemporary fiction writers from Lovecraft and Poe to Mary SanGiovanni and Rick Hautala. And this theater of the mind is presented to you in wide-scream “horrorscope”. Welcome to MIDNIGHT MATINEES.
PART OF THE FABLE AND FOLLY NETWORK!
S1 E1/E2: LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT by Waldemar Young and Tod Browning
Adapted from the lost silent film classic starring Lon Chaney. Five years before our story begins, wealthy Englishman Roger Balfour committed suicide at his country estate. But there are those in his family who harbor dark suspicions… especially in light of the new tenants… are they vampires?
S1 E3: THE HORROR OF WALKER POINT by Anthony Marino*
In this play-within-a-play it’s Halloween in Portland, ME. And from the safety of a public radio studio the Rocky Coast Radio Theater is about to premiere a tribute audio drama to Stephen King only to find themselves besieged by…the undead?
also THE CREMATION OF SAM McGEE by Robert W. Service
A piece of horror poetry narrated by William Dufris.
S1 E4/E5: DRACULER, RFD by MJ Willson
Kolchak the Night Stalker meets The Andy Griffith Show, as tonight’s feature proves that horror writers really do have a sense of humor.
S1 E6: THE FLOODGATES OF WILLOWHILL by Mary SanGiovanni
Samantha lives in the land beyond the borders of Faulkesville, where apple blossoms fill in the air, kids still play on the tire swing near the lake, and an evil no one speaks of lives at the edge of town.
*Denotes a world premiere production.
Featuring Sally Walker-Taylor as your host, the "Lady in Black".
SEASON ONE CAST
London After Midnight features the voices of ART MALIK, David K. Barnes, David Bickerstaff, Jack Bowman, Cliff Chapman, Sarah Dorsett, Beth Eyre, Kenton Hall, Karim Kronfli, Abigail McLoughlin, and DAN STARKEY.
The Horror of Walker Point features the voices of Eileen Avery, Paul Drinan, William Dufris, Claudia Hughes, David LaGraffe, Christine Marshall, Dave Marshall, Thomas Power, Christopher Price, and Keith Shortall.
The Cremation of Sam McGee is narrated by William Dufris.
Draculer, RFD features the voices of Harlan Baker, Peter Berkrot, Kate Davis, William Dufris, Corey Gagne, Adam Henderson, Karen Lundh, Christopher Price, Michael Rafkin, Dennis St. Pierre, Wendy Tremont King, and Casey Turner.
The Floodgates of Willowhill featured the voices of Joseph Bearor, Paul Haley, Maiya Koloski, Christine Marshall, Dave Marshall, Tom Power, and Christopher Price.
London After Midnight, adapted for audio by LANCE ROGER AXT and KENTON HALL;
The Horror of Walker Point, written for audio by ANTHONY MARINO;
The Cremation of Sam McGee, written by ROBERT W. SERVICE;
Draculer, RFD written for audioby MJ WILLSON;
The Floodgates of Willowhill, adapted for audio by LANCE ROGER AXT with FRED GREENHALGH.
JACK BOWMAN, KENTON HALL and WILLIAM DUFRIS
RORY O'SHEA, WILLIAM DUFRIS and ANTHONY MARINO
Composers/Arrangements (all seasons)
KENTON HALL and BRETT RICHARDSON, BILLY BRUSH, RHONDA CARLSEN, LEAH EUGEN, and FRANK SCHULMEYER
THE SOUNDHOUSE LTD. LONDON; MIND'S EYE PRODUCTIONS, PORTLAND, ME; and THE STUDIO, PORTLAND, ME
FABLE & FOLLY