Past Live Events

2017

This section lists our past 2017 performances. We’ll update it as time goes on with our 2017 performances as they wrap up. See our upcoming events page for events to look forward to!

  • Our performance at Arisia in January 2017 was another gender-swapped take on Star Trek. We adapted the episode “The Naked Time”, in which some contagion spreads madness among the crew of the Enterprise, causing them one by one to lose their inhibitions and threatening the crews lives as well as their sanity.
  • In April, the Post-Meridian Radio Players presented the beloved children’s story Peter Pan in an original adaptation for radio drama. (We had family-friendly fun activities before the matinées.)
  • In June, we reprised January’s gender-swapped Star Trek episode, “The Naked Time”.
  • In July, PMRP presented our seventh annual Summer Radio Mystery Theatre program, with radio-drama adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes story ”A Scandal in Bohemia” and a gender-swapped adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”.
  • Our Halloween show was Tomes of Terror: Lenore!, featuring adaptations of works by Poe and other writers of Gothic horror.

2016

2015

  • Our performance at Arisia in January 2015 was another gender-swapped take on Star Trek. This time we’ll be adapting the episode “Space Seed”, in which the Enterpise is menaced by a genetically engineered superwoman from 20th-Century Earth, Khan Noonien Singh, and Capt. Jane Kirk and Ms. Spock had to try to save the Federation from a return to the horrors of the past.
  • Our first Spring Adventure Spectacular (March 2015) featured gentleman-thief Arsène Lupin in “The Mysterious Traveler” and foppish English nobleman Sir Percy Blakeney saving French nobles from the guillotine as his secret alter-ego “The Scarlet Pimpernel”.
  • In June, PMRP reprised our Arisia performance of director Mindy Klenoff’s gender-swapped take on the Star Trek episode “Space Seed”.
  • In July, 2015’s Summer Radio Mystery Theatre show was Night of the Super Sleuths (Except When It’s a Matinée) featuring Hercule Poirot in “Death Wears a Mask”, “Lady Molly of Scotland Yard” in “The Frewin Miniatures”, and Sherlock Holmes in “The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton”.
  • In October, 2015’s Hallowe’en show was Monster in the Mirror, featuring original adaptations "The Frankenstein Murders" and "Dr. Jeckyll & Miss Hyde".

2014

  • Our performance at Arisia in January 2014 was a gender-swapped adaptation of the 1960s Star Trek episode “The Trouble with Tribbles” featuring a harried Captain Jane T. Kirk and her science officer, Ms. Spock. There was an encore performance in May.
  • In July our annual Summer Radio Mystery Theatre presented "Super Sleuths!" featuring Hercule Poirot in "The Case of the Careless Victim", Lady Molly of Scotland Yard in "The Ninescore Mystery" and Sherlock Holmes in "Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Murders".
  • In October we featured Tomes of Terror: Nevermore containing four original adaptations of Edgar Allen Poe's works featuring "The Raven", "The Masque of the Red Death", "The Fall of the House of Usher" and finally "The Cask of Amontillado".

2013

2012

  • In May of 2012 we presented our Spring Sci-Fi Spectacular, with a reprise of our Red Shift episode “Havoc over Holowood” and our version of “The Day the Earth Stood Still” as originally adapted for Lux Radio Theater.
  • In July of 2012 we presented the the Summer Radio Mystery Theatre ’12, featuring our versions of “Gracie Takes Up Crime-Solving” from Burns & Allen, “Sorry, Wrong Number” from Suspense, and “The Hound of the Baskervilles” from CBS Radio Mystery Theatre.
  • And in October 2012 we presented three original works in Tomes of Terror: New Arrivals featuring “Shivers on Highway 61”, “The Crasher”, and “The Red Line”.

2011

2010

  • It’s go time! Our performance at Arisia in January 20109 was an episode of our original series Red Shift: Interplanetary Do-Gooder, titled “The Upgrade Ultimatum”.
  • In October 2010 we returned to the Rooftop Gardens Auditorium of the old Putnam-Moore Department Store in downtown Boston for the Big Broadcast of 1946, and another installation of Tomes of Terror, presenting our version of “But Oh! What Happened to Hutchings!” and the original drama “The Sirens of War”.

2009

  • Our performance at Arisia in January 2009 was an episode of our original series Red Shift: Interplanetary Do-Gooder, titled “Dance of the Duplicates”. We were accompanied by the cast of Second Shift performing “Dreams”, and participated in a panel on radio drama in New England.
  • In October 2009 we went back to the Golden Age of Radio, to the Rooftop Gardens Auditorium of the old Putnam-Moore Department Store in downtown Boston for the Big Broadcast of 1938, including the true story of the Martian Invasion of Boston during the War of the Worlds!

2008

  • It’s go time! Our performance at Arisia in January 2008 was an episode of our original series Red Shift: Interplanetary Do-Gooder, titled “Havoc over Holowood”.
  • In October 2008 we presented Tomes of Terror 3, featuring our recreations of a Hallowe’en episode of The Baby Snooks Show and “The Tell-Tale Heart” as adapted for Nightfall and “Reynardine”, an original adaptation of Athan Y. Chilton's short story “The Ballad of Reynardine”.
  • And we closed out the year with another original Red Shift episode, “Countdown to Chaos”, and a reprise of our recreation of “Chicken Heart” for Boston’s First Night celebration.

2007

  • It’s go time! Our performance at Arisia in January 2007 was an episode of our original series Red Shift: Interplanetary Do-Gooder, titled “The Terror of Terra-Khan”.
  • In October 2007 we presented Tomes of Terror 2, featuring “Halloween Party” from Our Miss Brooks and “Carmilla” and “The Stone Ship” from Nightfall

2006

  • Our performance at Arisia in January 2006 was a recreation of the classic Lights Out! episode “Chicken Heart”. You can buy a CD at our CD Baby store.
  • In October 2006 we presented our first Tomes of Terror anthology, featuring “Gildersleeve's Halloween Party” from Fibber McGee and Molly and “The Maid’s Bell” and “The Monkey’s Paw”, both originally performed on Nightfall.

2005