American Dream Players
short, funny tales of life in a band
A NORTHERN CALIFORNIA RADIO THEATRE PERFORMANCE TROUPE
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A gig at a local haunted house becomes a little too creepy for the band.
Running Time: 11:19 minutes
"Knights of Olde"
The band participates in the local Renaissance Faire, complete with arrows, galleons and a jousting tournament.
Running Time: 13:27 minutes
The band is hired to play for a re-recreation of the old west, which turns into an unexpected rodeo.
Running Time: 12:39 minutes
"Artichokes and Pheromones"
The band runs to Castroville's Artichoke Festival to escape from sizzling heat and especially, from unwelcome suitors in Arizona.
Running Time: 11:40 minutes
An unorthodox version of the game is played by the band members and others.
Running Time: 9:57 minutes
A shortage of gigs prompts the band members to - briefly - engage in other lines of work.
Running Time: 13:35 minutes
"Goin' to the Dogs"
With nowhere else to stay for distant 3-day music festival, band members agree to dog-sit for a nearby kennel.
Running Time: 11:42 minutes
Rachel, Styx, and Jasper meet werewolves, monsters and, far worse, cops, in the local park at night.
Running Time: 10:37 minutes
Rachel, Styx and Jasper try playing with other bands - but not for long.
Running Time: 13:11 minutes
The band members compete to see who can be first to find her or his perfect mate.
Running time: 15:53 minutes
The bands summer gig by a lake sounds too, too idyllic - because it is.
Running Time: 15:53 minutes
The band learns about marriage, Hollywood-Style.
Running Time: 10:43 minutes
Rachel's niece convinces the band to join her 9th graders' activist campaign as they march to City Hall.
Running Time: 10:43 minutes
Dressing rooms suddenly get very lively when the band goes looking for new attire.
Running Time: 12:02 minutes
Band members are bamboozled by a one-week course offering to teach them to cook a different international dish every night.
Running Time: 10:55 minutes
"Hot Rocks Do Hamlet"
When the band members take part in a local fundraising performance of "Hamlet", they hope and pray The Bard is laughing , not groaning at the results.
Running Time: 28:54 minutes
What sounds like a good idea quickly devolves into mayhem.
Running Time: 11:21 minutes
Unexpected guests of the two-legged and four-legged varieties make this thanksgiving one to remember (not exactly fondly).
Running time: 11:06 minutes
"The Fashion Show"
The band plays - or, tried to play - for a fashion show staged by junior high kids and their even more volatile parents.
Running Time: 11:17 minutes
A winter gig in Brownsville TX is inviting - until band members actually hit the road.
Running Time: 11:22 minutes
A room full of rambunctious pre-teens ready to rock n' roll.
Running Time: 10:51 minutes