Barry M. Putt, Jr. writes for radio, stage, screen, and television. He has created audio-drama adaptations of stories by Robert Lewis Stevenson, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, W. Somerset Maugham, H. Beam Piper, Shakespeare, Jules Verne, and others.
Career in Radio: Edit
Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s first audio drama The Reign of Leaves was produced by Shoestring Radio Theatre in 2004. In 2011, He became a staff writer for KSVR's audio-drama series "Radio Theater Project." The series features audio-drama adaptations of short stories and novels. His adaptation for them of Philip K. Dick's Beyond the Door was featured at the Hear Now Audio Drama Festival in 2015.
In 2014, he started writing audio-drama adaptations of classic literature for Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air! Titles in production include: The Holly Tree Inn, The Wreck of the Golden Mary, Swiss Family Robinson, and The Mysterious island. That same year his original audio-drama The Porch was produced by WMNF's Radio Theatre Project Live! in St. Petersberg, Florida.In 2017, Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s original audio-dramas Tollbooth Talk and It's Only Logical will be produced by Pendant Audio as part of their award-winning "Seminar Series." DTC Radio will also release an original audio-drama by Mr. Putt entitled Statusquovia.
Radio Plays: Edit
Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s audio-drama adaptations include:
- Beyond the Door
- A Big To-Do About Nothing
- The Body Snatcher
- Code Three
- Edge of the Knife
- Expedition on Mars
- Filbert is Also a Nut
- The Four Just Men
- The Hate Disease
- Holly Tree Inn
- Make Mine Homogenized
- Mysterious Island
- Richard Wade, U.S. Marshal: A Close Call in Custer's Canyon
- Richard Wade: U. S. Marshal: On A Baffling Trail
- The Skull
- Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
- Swiss Family Robinson
- Thirst Quenchers
- Where I Belong
- Wreck of the Golden Mary
Original Radio Series: Edit
Barry M. Putt, Jr. has several audio-drama series in development including:
THE CREAKING DOOR - a light-hearted comedy-mystery series that centers around a small, eclectic group of friends who purchase an old mansion complete with trap doors, hidden chutes, ghosts, and lots of unsolved mysteries that need solving.
THE CRIMSON CASTLE - a true-crime, suspense series set in the late 1880's about a real-life American Jekyll and Hyde.