PAIP ALIVE!

On alternating weeks, Program Already in Progress goes live with improvised radio theater...complete with spontaneous foley sound effects and the hilarious voice characterizations of Instant Comedy. On this page, you can hear excerpts from recent live PAIP episodes, which will give you a taste of the funny business that goes on in the WMPG studios every other Friday night. If you want to hear more, be sure to
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Live at Luther Bonney | Rootin' Tootin' Galaxy Ride | Big Effing Mountain (excerpts)


PAIP live at Luther Bonney
When the National Audio Theatre Festival (NATF) held a three-day Audio Theatre Writer's Weekend here in Portland, PAIP was proud to present a special live performance on stage at USM's Luther Bonney Auditorium. The program included the talk show "Becky Toothy Soccermom", an episode of the soap opera "Dramatic Hospital", various subvertizements, live music, and a totally off the cuff "Tale of Effing" based on audience suggestions.

Performed and Improvised by Instant Comedy:
Hilary Aptowitz, Dan Bernard, Harold Tucker and Tom Walsh
Preproduction: Michael Townsend & Jim Hall
Scripts by: Dan Bernard
Foley: Jim Hall ; Mix: Michael Townsend
Live Music: Carolyn Ezzy & Chris Demos
Technical Help: Jim Rand, Nate Corey, and Issac Shainblum
Air date: 11/08/02
musicians Carolyn & Chris
music1(3.5MB)
music2(4.1MB)
music3(2.6MB)
Becky Toothy | Subvertizements | Dramatic Hospital | Tale of Effing |
intro(612KB) jackie(612KB) DH1(4.1MB) Effing1(4.4MB)
thoughts(612KB) military(918KB) DH2(3.8MB) Effing2(4.4MB)
Emeryl(612KB) placebo(918KB) DH3(3.8MB) Effing3(4.4MB)
evilones(918KB) let'sroll(612KB) DH4(3.5MB) Effing4(4.4MB)
elturbani(918KB) bankers(918KB)

sharon(612KB) achmed(612KB)
credits(1.1MB)
PAIP engineer Michael the PAIP actors Tom Hil Tuck & Dan live foley by Jim

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Rootin' Tootin' Galaxy Ride

PAIP #2.2: Rootin' Tootin' Galaxy Ride
Captain Wedgewood and the crew of the Starship Majora (including the Malarian "Formless Guy Chuck") travel back in time to the Old West, where they have to deal with gunslingers Big Red and The Box.

Improvised by Instant Comedy: Hilary Aptowitz, Dan Bernard, Harold Tucker and Tom Walsh
Foley: Jim Hall; Mix: Michael Townsend; Air date: 3/1/01



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A Weekend In The Mountains
PAIP #2.1: A Weekend In The Mountains
Jim and Madge Bartley of Effing, ME decide to take a camping trip over the long weekend. They load up on supplies at L.L. Bean, gas up the minivan at Effing Fossil Fuels, and head for the hills. But once they start making their way up Big Effing Mountain, they run into several unusual characters who turn their relaxing weekend inside out!

Improvised by Instant Comedy: Hilary Aptowitz, Dan Bernard, Harold Tucker and Tom Walsh
Foley: Jim Hall and Ruth Leddy; Mix: Michael Townsend; Air date: 2/15/01



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