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Lifeline On The Air – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Four – Santa Claus

This week we bring you the conclusion of our four part serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, by L Frank Baum, best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. Tonight’s installment, Part 4: Santa Claus continues his story of how he came to be who he is even as his last night on earth slips away. Under advice from the Queen of the Fairies, he had determined that all children deserve happiness, and now he had to figure out how to make toys for them all and how to get the toys to them.

Bilal Dardai as Claus

Anthony Kayer as Jack Frost

Heather Currie as Necile the Nymph

Patrick Blashill as Ak, the Great Woodsman of the world

Jenifer Tyler as Queen Zurline

Manny Tamayo as the Gnome King

Katie McLean Hainsworth as Flossie the deer

Amanda Link as Glossie the deer

James E Grote as Will Knook and King of the Sleep Fays

Peter Greenberg as Prince of the Knooks

Dorothy Milne as The Queen of the Fairies

Andrés Enriquez as Prince of Ryls and King of the Wind Demons

Sandy Snyder as the Queen of the Water Sprites

Music by John Benedeck

This episode is produced by Patreon supporter Heather Hagan. Micah Adams is our Executive Producer. Join our Patreon supporters.

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Lifeline On The Air – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Three – The Toymaker

This December we bring you our serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, by L. Frank Baum, best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. We rejoin the story with Claus recounting the journey he took in the mortal world with Ak when he was 18 years old. Knowing how lucky he was to have lived a childhood free from worry, Claus determined to help the children of the world. He found himself snowed in for the winter with no way out of the Laughing Valley.

Bilal Dardai as Claus

Patrick Blashill as Ak, The Great Woodsman of the World

Manny Tomayo as The Gnome King

Heather Currie as The Nymph Necile

Anthony Kayer as Jack Frost and the Stranger

Jenifer Tyler as Ryl 1

Amanda Link as Ryl 2 and village child

Sandy Snyder as Ryl 3 and Queen of the Water Sprites

James E Grote as Ryl 4 and King of the Sleep Fays

Allison Cain as Shiegra the Lioness

Katie McLean Hainsworth as Mayrie and Bessie Blithesome

Dorothy Milne as Queen of the Fairies.

Music by John Benedeck

Adapted and Directed by Christopher Hainsworth

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Lifeline On The Air – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part Two – Manhood

This December we bring you a world premiere – a serialized adaptation The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum – best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. In part one, the immortals gathered to tell the story of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus so that it would be remembered for all eternity.We ended part one as Ak asked a now grown Claus to join him on his travels around the world, so Claus would have a better understanding of the world he came from.

Manny Tomayo as The Gnome King

Patrick Blashill as Ak, The Great Woodsman of the World

Heather Currie as the Nymph Necile

Peter Greenberg as The Prince of Knooks and The Farmer

Andrés Enriquez as The Prince of Ryls

Anthony Kayer as Jack Frost

Bilal Dardai as Claus.

Music by John Benedeck

Adapted and Directed by Christopher Hainsworth

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Lifeline On The Air – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus: Part One – Boyhood

This December Lifeline On The Air brings you a world premiere – a serialized adaptation of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum – best known as the author of The Wonderful World of Oz. This book tells the story of how an abandoned babe becomes a beloved icon dedicated to bringing joy to the children of the world.

Sandy Snyder as Queen of the Water Sprites

James E Grote as King of the Sleep Fays

Andrés Enriquez as King of the Wind Demons

Manny Tamayo as The Gnome King

Anthony Kayer as Jack Frost

Dorothy Milne as Queen of the Fairies

Jenifer Tyler as Queen Zurline

Heather Currie as the Nymph Necile

Patrick Blashill as Ak, the Great Woodsman of the World

Alison Cain as Shiegra the Lioness

Bilal Dardai as Claus.

Music by John Benedeck

Adapted and Directed by Christopher Hainsworth

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Lifeline On The Air – Sample of Solo: What’s My Deadline? Mix Tape, London with Clark & Zoomsgiving

This is the final of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week we present four stories:

What’s my deadline? – Performed by Dorothy Milne

Mix Tape – Performed by Amy Sumpter

London with Clark – Performed by Jay Lenn

Zoomsgiving – Performed by Claudia Reilly

Directed by Dorothy Milne

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Lifeline On The Air – Sample of Solo: Riding a Windstorm, Meet You at the Big Rock! & In the Bleak Midwinter

This is the third of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week’s theme is “Revelation.”

Riding a Windstorm – Performed by Kurt Naebig

Meet You at the Big Rock! – Performed by Betsey Manzoni

In the Bleak Midwinter – Performed by Jay Lenn

Directed by Dorothy Milne

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Lifeline On The Air – Sample of Solo: The Homeless Ghost, An Immigration Story and Harmonizing With My Dad

This is the second of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week’s theme is “Communication Trouble.”

The Homeless Ghost – Performed by Connie Shirakawa

An Immigration Story – Performed by Ligia Sandoval

Harmonizing With My Dad – Performed by Andrew Stam

Directed by Dorothy Milne

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Lifeline On The Air – Sample of Solo: The Sword of Damocles, Spunky & Bad Bart

This is the first of four podcasts in our Sample of Solo series, a selection of original fan favorites from Lifeline Theatre’s Fillet of Solo Festival. This week’s theme is “Things I learned in school.”

The Sword of Damocles – Performed by Allison Cain

Spunky – Performed by Georgia Knapp

Bad Bart – Performed by Dorothy Milne

Directed by Dorothy Milne

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Lifeline On The Air – Tales of Poe vol. IV: The Conquerer Worm & The Fall of the House of Usher

This is the fourth of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve.

The Conquerer Worm – Performed by Jenifer Tyler

The Fall of the House of Usher – Performed by Christopher Hainsworth

Directed by Dorothy Milne

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Lifeline On The Air – Tales of Poe vol. III: Annabel Lee, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Bells & Masque of the Red Death

This is the third of four programs from the deep caverns of eerie, macabre tales in time for All Hallows Eve.

Annabel Lee – Performed by Phil Timberlake

The Tell-Tale Heart – Performed by James E. Grote

The Bells – Performed by Elise Kauzlaric, James Grote & Peter Greenberg

Masque of the Red Death – Elise Kauzlaric and Anthony Kayer

Directed by Bilal Dardai

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