For our eighth season (2020-2021), we could not hold events in person, so we turned to a new format: the podcast. Every two weeks we aired one author’s story read aloud by one actor. The host was former director Evan White. Listen to all these great stories wherever you are in your own life story—at home, on a walk, in the car. And they might just follow you long after you listen.
6/10/20 - Podcast introduction by Evan White, director of Stories on Stage Davis.
6/13/20 - Episode #1: “Wet Nurse” By Naomi J. Williams Read by Jessica Laskey
6/27/20 - Episode #2: "Zorba's" by Mathieu Cailler, read by Christopher Ryan
7/11/20 - Episode #3: "Alibi" by Sam Schieren, read by J.R. Yancher
7/25/20 - Episode #4: "Electric City" by Elizabeth Rosner read by Patty Shade
8/8/20 - Episode #5: "Tell Me What You Think of Me" by Alexandra Chang read by Joy Ding
8/22/20 - Episode #6: "After Ida" by Elise Winn, read by Sarah Elizabeth
9/12/20 - Episode #7: "Like Water on Stone" by Zeeva Bukai, read by Martha Kight.
9/26/20 - Episode #8: Selection from Copy Boy by Shelley Blanton-Stroud, read by Kellie Raines.
10/17/20 - Episode #9: "Seeping Past Theseus" by Arielle Schussler, read by Andrea Love.
10/24/20 - Episode #10: "The Money Place" by Caroline Goodwin, read by Kat Miller.
11/21/20 - Episode #11: "Afternoon" by Lisa Locascio, read by Analise Langford-Clark.
11/28/20 - Episode #12: "Heaven for Your Full Lungs" by David E. Yee, read by Brandon Nakagaki.
12/12/20 - Episode #13: O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" will be read by returning Stories on Stage Davis actor Jim Lane.
12/26/20 - Episode #14: Louisa May Alcott's "A Christmas Dream, and How It Came to Be True" will be read by Marcia Gollober.
1/9/21 - Episode #15: "Outside is the Ocean," by Matthew Lansburgh, read by Zachary Scovel.
1/23/21 - Episode #16: "It's a Girl" by Jill Heffron, read by Tanya Lieberman.
2/13/21 - Episode #17: "Hawaiian Shirts" by Mary Kearney-Brown, read by Thomas Dean.
2/27/21 - Episode #18: Selection from Branches by Adam Peter Johnson, read by Jason Oler.
3/13/21 - Episode"19: “Remains” by Lauren Hwang-Finkelman, read by Danika Sudik.
4/10/21 - Episode #20: Selection from Model Citizen by Joshua Mohr, read by Eric Baldwin.
Episode #21: Selection from The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande, read by Leah Sanginiti.
5/15/21 - Episode #22: “The Topless Widow of Herkimer Street,” by Jacob Appel, read by Renee Hewitt.
5/22/21 - Episode #23: "Ineffectual Tribute to Len" by Peter Orner, read by read by Chad Fisk.
Episode #24: Selection from Jillian in the Borderlands by Beth Alvarado, read by Kelley Ogden.
6/26/21 - Episode #25: "After the Storm," by Gwendolyn Paradice, read by Ian Hopps.