About Us

Welcome to Playing on Air!



John Leguizamo, Rosie Perez and Bobby Cannavale in David Lindsay-Abaire‘s Crazy Eights, live at BRIC Arts Media House, March 2014 (Photo credit: David Andrako)

“Playing on Air is like pickup basketball, but with NBA players — people operating at extremely high levels.” – David Auburn, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of PROOF
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We’re a public radio show and podcast redefining quality theater on radio and podcast with original audio productions of contemporary short plays and insightful conversations with their writers. The short play is a novel form of story-telling and uniquely suited to the rhythms of audio listening.

Subscribe to our podcast of individual plays on iTunes, search for ‘Playing on Air’ in your favorite podcasting app, or subscribe to our RSS feed.

Listen to our most recent radio programs (2-3 short plays on each hour long episode followed by conversations with their artists) right here on the site. Older episodes are available for purchase at our online store.

Playing on Air featured on Broadway Direct!