Welcome to our virtual theater for another audio mini-show: Stories and plays that show the lighter and darker sides of fairy tales and children's stories.

 

The show is in three parts (click on each to listen):

 

Part 1 (25 minutes)

“Granny's Shack” by Ross Peter Nelson

“The Little Wolf Who Cried 'Boy!'” by Dave Ufford

"Purgatory" by Brooke Olson

 

Part 2 (24 minutes)

“Arthur's Bane” by Wayne Faust

 

Part 3 (19 minutes)

“A Time to Sleep” by J. Jackson

“The Wildflowers of Banff” by Jeff O'Leary

"Making Matches" by Jennie MacDonald

"Great Grandmother" by Leroy Leonard

 

Performed by:

MaryAnn Amari, Erin Bell, Linda Swanson Brown, Matthew Davis, Randy Diamon, Kytriena Payseno, Dave Ufford, Gary Webster and Guy Williams

Part 1Bad Bedtime Stories
00:00 / 24:11
Part 2Bad Bedtime Stories
00:00 / 23:18
Part 3Bad Bedtime Stories
00:00 / 18:30

If you'd like to make a donation to help us cover the cost of our mini-show, click here: 

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Get ready for our “Family Reunion”! We’re accepting short plays, short stories, poems and musings for our next audio mini-show: “One Night Stand’s Family Reunion.” This June online production will be all about families: parents, children, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins…individually or all together. Send us your comic or dramatic tale by May 8 to tickets@OneNightStandTheater.org and we’ll consider it for the show!

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR'S NOTES - James O'Leary

04.20.21

Our next “mini-show” is up on our website! “Bad Bedtime Stories” features short plays, stories and a poem showcasing the lighter and darker sides of fairy tales and children’s literature:

 

  • Little Red Riding Hood gets a lawyer in “Granny’s Shack” by Ross Peter Nelson.

  • Enjoy a short tail from the animal kingdom in “The Little Wolf Who Cried ‘Boy!’” by Dave Ufford.

  • Doze off to Death Valley Radio in “Purgatory” by Brooke Olson.

  • King Arthur faces his future, again and again and again, in “Arthur’s Bane” by Wayne Faust.

  • A least-loved bedtime book is unveiled in “A Time to Sleep” by J. Jackson.

  • Take a trip up north in “The Wildflowers of Banff” by Jeff O’Leary.

  • Discover the bleak aftermath of “Making Matches” by Jennie MacDonald.

  • Listen to a different kind of creation story in “Great Grandmother” by Leroy Leonard.

The show is split into three parts so you can listen at your leisure. It features One Night Stand actors MaryAnn Amari, Erin Bell, Linda Swanson Brown, Matthew Davis, Randy Diamon, Kytriena Payseno, Dave Ufford, Gary Webster and Guy Williams, and you can check it out above. It’s free to listen to, but a mini-donation for our mini-show to help with the costs of this “stay at home” production is appreciated!