Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium
By Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium
About this podcast
Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium produces portable theatre for the ear. Over the past four years we’ve produced 17 podcasts featuring the work of over 50 artists from around the world. We’ve recorded live at Chicago Fringe, Chicago Dramatists, The Biograph at Victory Gardens Theatre, and Simon's Tavern in Andersonville. Small Fish Radio Theatre is a top-featured podcast on Atlanta Fringe Audio for four years running. Whether recorded before a live audience or in the studio, our podcasts are offered for free here on iTunes and via our website - smallfishradio.com.

Episodes (Total: 33 / Page: 1)
July 30, 2017 · 00:22:16
Week 17 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, recorded live at Chicago Dramatists on June 19, 2017, features: Soapanovaletta, a teeny, tiny soap opera telanovaletta; Bad Poetry Corner With Jokes, including a visit from Harold; Barnyard Classics; Cooking With Joy; America's Got Limericks; and Lottery of the Absurd. This week's episode of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly, with contributions by Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, and Thomas J. Misuraca. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guests: Mark Kater and Sharon Phillips. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
July 23, 2017 · 00:19:03
Week 16 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, recorded live at Chicago Dramatists on June 19, 2017, features: Once Upon A Thespinarium, a flash fairy tale to keep you dreaming; This Week in Alternative Facts; Cooking With Joy; Word of the Week; The Assisters; Lottery of the Absurd; and Tabby Flufferwinkle Cat's Private Eye. This week's episode of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly, with contributions by Thomas J. Misuraca and Mark Kater. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guests: Mark Kater and Sharon Phillips. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
July 16, 2017 · 00:21:14
Week 15 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, recorded live at Chicago Dramatists on June 19, 2017, features: Soapanovaletta, a teeny, tiny soap opera telanovaletta; Bad Poetry Corner With Jokes, including a visit from Harold; Cooking With Joy; Word of the Week; Barnyard Classics; and Lottery of the Absurd. This week's episode of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Thomas J. Misuraca, Mark Kater, Trina Kakacek, and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guests: Mark Kater and Sharon Phillips. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
July 9, 2017 · 00:20:26
Week 14 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, recorded live at Chicago Dramatists on June 19, 2017, features: Once Upon A Thespinarium, a flash fairy tale to keep you dreaming; Middle Aged Fantasy; Uncle Bottom's Truth Telling Minute; The Assisters; and Soapanovaletta, a teeny, tiny soap opera telanovaletta. This week's episode of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guests: Mark Kater and Sharon Phillips. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
July 8, 2017 · 00:00:56
THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR returns Sunday, June 9, 2017 with the first of four new episodes recorded live at Chicago Dramatists. The Small Fish Radio Theatre ensemble is back for more fun and laughs: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. With special guests Mark Kater and Sharon Phillips. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
March 5, 2017 · 00:20:44
Week 13 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: Song Parodies; Lottery of The Absurd; Cooking With Joy; The Assisters; America's Got Limericks; This Week In Alternative Facts; and a special Middle Aged Fantasy Soap Opera. This week's episode of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek, Michael John Kelly, John Tomkiw, and the rest of us. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Michael John Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb. 26, 2017 · 00:20:04
Week 12 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: Once Upon a Thespinarium, A Weekly Flash Fairy Tale; the fourth episode of the Three-Minute Soap Opera: “Tabby Flufferwinkle. Cat's Private Eye!” by Thomas J. Misuraca; Middle Aged Fantasy; Opera In The Shower Quotes; The Assisters; and Bad Poetry Corner and Jokes. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guest Artist Elyse Kakacek. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb. 19, 2017 · 00:19:52
Week 11 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: the third episode of the Three-Minute Soap Opera: “Tabby Flufferwinkle. Cat's Private Eye!” by Thomas J. Misuraca; Cooking With Joy; Barnyard Classics: Guinea Pig Medea; Opera In The Shower Quotes; and, Lottery of the Absurd. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Special Guest Artist Elyse Kakacek. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb. 12, 2017 · 00:18:36
Week 10 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: Once Upon a Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale; the second episode of the Three-Minute Soap Opera: “Tabby Flufferwinkle. Cat's Private Eye!” by Thomas J. Misuraca; Bad Poetry Corner and Jokes; and Words of Wisdom with Master Kater. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Feb. 5, 2017 · 00:20:26
Week 9 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: Barnyard Classics - Moby Dick; Cooking With Joy; Bad Poetry With Jokes, including a visit from Harold; Opera In The Shower Quotes; Lottery Of The Absurd; and a new Three-Minute Soap Opera: “Tabby Flufferwinkle. Cat's Private Eye!” by Thomas J. Misuraca. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan. 29, 2017 · 00:17:19
Week 8 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: the last episode of our Three-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca; Cooking with Joy; “This Day in History of the Future” by John Tomkiw; and Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, Michael John Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Additional music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) - Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Jan. 22, 2017 · 00:19:02
Week 7 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! This week we feature: Barnyard Classics; another episode of our Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca; Lottery of the Absurd; Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale; Middle Aged Fantasy; and a Visit From Harold. THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Jan. 15, 2017 · 00:17:53
Week 6 of THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, Small Fish Radio Theatre's weekly podcast featuring just about anything! Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca Cooking With Joy Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale Lottery Of The Absurd Bad Poetry Corner with Jokes THE APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Jan. 8, 2017 · 00:20:19
Week 5 of Small Fish Radio Theatre's APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, our weekly podcast featuring just about anything! Barnyard Classics Bad Poetry Corner with Jokes, including a visit from Harold “This Day in History of the Future” by John Tomkiw Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Jan. 1, 2017 · 00:19:30
In celebration of the New Year, Small Fish Radio Theatre's APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is departing from its usual randomness to feature some stories we've collected. And, of course, the next episode of "Light Shadows." Happy New Year. Enjoy. The Case of the Stolen Smell, a Judge Ooka story from Japanese folklore as told by Mark Kater Old Men With Small Dogs by John Tomkiw Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca How The Squirrel Saved The Fly, a story written and told by MT Cozzola with accompaniment by Dave Beldon APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Dec. 18, 2016 · 00:17:00
Week 3 of Small Fish Radio Theatre's APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, our weekly podcast featuring just about anything! Barnyard Classics Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca Middle-Aged Fantasy Lottery of the Absurd Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Dec. 11, 2016 · 00:18:10
Week 2 of Small Fish Radio Theatre's APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, our weekly podcast featuring just about anything! Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale Bad Poetry Corner with Jokes, including an unexpected visit from Harold “This Day in History of the Future” by John Tomkiw Lottery of the Absurd Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Dec. 4, 2016 · 00:19:16
Week 1 of Small Fish Radio Theatre's APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR, our weekly podcast featuring just about anything! Barnyard Classics Two-Minute Soap Opera: “Light Shadows” by Thomas J. Misuraca Lottery of the Absurd Bad Poetry Corner with Jokes Once Upon A Thespinarium, a Weekly Flash Fairy Tale Middle-Aged Fantasy APPROXIMATELY 20-MINUTE VARIETY HOUR is written by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly. Small Fish Radio Theatre Ensemble: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Guest Vocal Artist: Eleanor Katz. Directing, music and sound design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Oct. 29, 2016 · 00:59:57
In the spirit of the season, Small Fish Radio Theatre brings you portable HORROR for the ear: THE CREATURES INSIDE, our 2016 horror show recorded in an undisclosed haunted location in Chicago. THE CREATURES INSIDE features the following treats: 1) FEAR ITSELF by Tom Misuraca of Tarzana, California; 2) CREATURES by John Fisher of Chicago, Illinois; 3) OVERHEARD CELLPHONE CONVERSATION by John Tomkiw of Chicago; 4) THE HEART EATER by Mark Kater of Chicago; 5) PRINCESS AND THE PEA by John Tomkiw of Chicago; 6) THE PHONE CALL by James Ferguson of Plainville, Massachusetts; 7) LOUD MOUTHS by Evan Baughfman of Long Beach, California. THE CREATURES INSIDE was performed by Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, Mark Kater, MJ Kelly, Sharon Phillips, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Directing and Sound Design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
Oct. 31, 2015 · 01:06:29
In the spirit of the season, Small Fish Radio Theatre brings you portable HORROR for the ear: A GATHERING OF SPIRITS, our 2015 horror show recorded live at Simon’s Tavern in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, October 25, 2015. A GATHERING OF SPIRITS features the following: TAVERN OF LOST SOULS, a song by Michael John Kelly of Chicago, Illinois; BRING HIM BACK by Evan Baughfman of Long Beach, California; ENTITY by Thomas J. Misuraca of Tarzana, California; A BOY AND HIS DOG by Rod McFadden of Martinez, California; RESURRECTION FOR DUMMIES by Rhea MacCallum of Los Angeles, California; HOME BURIAL by Trina Kakacek of Chicago, Illinois; and AN ACQUIRED TASTE by Terry Selucky of Sherman Oaks, California. Featured Artists: Cat Dean, Michael Herzovi, MJ Kelly, and Joy Thorbjornsen-Coates. Directing, Music and Sound Design by Trina Kakacek. Small Fish Radio Theatre and Thespinarium is produced by Trina Kakacek and Michael John Kelly.
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