Continuing our look back at ARTC’s 31 years (thusfar!) with photos from our live performances. You can get a look at our whole history of combining adventures in sound with the thrill of live performance in our Chronology!
In this installment we bring you our appearance at the Academy Theatre in Avondale Estates, which featured our 2009 performance of Blues for Johnny Raven by Thomas E. Fuller. Check out all the pictures on our Flickr album.
This was our 25th Anniversary performance, and so we really went all out, as they say.
Bill Kronick and Alton Leonard going “all out”.
Y’know, we talk about how surprising it is that we’ve lasted so long. But the truth is that good storytelling is and has always been valued, so it really shouldn’t be that surprising.
Ok, maybe it’s a little surprising.
This performance featured some of our favorites, some blasts from the past, and was a ton of fun. We got to see our founder William Brown take the stage again to recite The Mountain Whippoorwill by Stephen Vincent Benet…
You don’t often see someone playing the “air violin”.
…as well as one of our favorite Rory Rammer episodes: The Asteroid of Love.
Featuring the beautiful Android Sisters!
We were also treated to Brad Strickland’s An Arkham Home Companion.
Brad Strickland, just telling a regular old story about a tentacled monster trying to steal an eldritch book.
We were also joined by our frequent musical guest Juliana Finch!
Juliana rocks harder than you.
And, lest we forget, the main attraction, Blues for Johnny Raven!
Raven (Daniel Kiernan) listens to the case brought to him by Gloria Kinsolving (Fiona Leonard).
Raven (Daniel Kiernan) consults with his friend and informant, Benny the Gospel (Brad Strickland)
Mary Buchanan takes a break from playing the sax.
We have no idea what’s going on in this picture.
Blues for Johnny Raven is in the final stages of post-production now and will be available soon, first by download and later on CD!