Patti LuPone, Laurence Fishburne, Lena Hall, Jefferson Mays, More to Star in 2nd Season of Radio Play Revival | Playbill

Streaming Patti LuPone, Laurence Fishburne, Lena Hall, Jefferson Mays, More to Star in 2nd Season of Radio Play Revival

Presented by Broadway Podcast Network, the season will feature works by Harriet Beecher Stowe, W.E.B Du Bois, Joyce Carol Oates, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and more.

Patti LuPone, Laurence Fishburne, Lena Hall, and Jefferson Mays

The Broadway Podcast Network's podcast Radio Play Revival has announced the stars of season 2, which will launch December 25 with Harriet Beecher Stowe's Christmas, or the Good Fairy. The season will also feature works by W.E.B Du Bois, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Connell, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jonathan Mastro, Edgar Allan Poe, and Elizabeth Savage.

The season's inaugural work Christmas, or the Good Fairy will star Zoe Lister Jones, Randy Rainbow, Blair Brown, Rob Nagle, and Sam Tsoutsouvas. Conceived and directed by The Acting Company's Josh Johnston, the podcast celebrates the golden age of radio plays by featuring American actors performing works by American authors.

Starring in season 2 will also be Alex Aquilino (Wicked), Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady), Blair Brown (The Minutes), Bobby Cannavale (The Lifespan of a Fact), TV host and producer Andy Cohen, journalist Anderson Cooper (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying), Keith David (Hot Feet), Claybourne Elder (Company), Laurence Fishburne (American Buffalo), Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill), Lena Hall (Chess), Harriet Harris (It Shoulda Been You), Dulé Hill (Stick Fly), Patti LuPone (Company), Joe Mantegna (Glengarry Glen Ross), Jefferson Mays (A Christmas Carol), Jeff Still (The Minutes), DeLanna Studi (And So We Walked), Michael Stuhlbarg (The Normal Heart), Sam Tsoutsouvas (By Jeeves), Michael Urie (Chicken & Biscuits), and Christopher Walken (A Behanding in Spokane). 

Rounding out the cast will be Riley Carter Adams, Megan Beard, Miles Brenton, Tia DeShazor, Taissa Farmiga, Remy Germinario, Margery A. Handy, Tyler Hansen, Coleman Hemsath, Hannah Rose Honoré, Buckley Huffstetler, Zoe Lister Jones, Michael Kushner, Gia Mantegna, Kathleen Mulligan, Rob Nagle, Randy Rainbow, Vincent Rodriguez III, Ellie Schwetye, John Skelley, and Luke Wise.

LuPone and Staci Levine/Groundswell Theatricals serve as executive producers, and the series features theme music by Joseph Thalken. Ryan Schleifman is the series’ primary editor with Zoë Cameron as production assistant, and Tsoustsouvas as the host.

To listen to season 1 and season 2, visit or any podcast-streaming platform.


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