Smart funny provocative theatre           Artistic Directors  Shari Hollett & Chris Earle            Toronto, Ontario, Canada

night kitchen news: summer 2014!

Radio :30 comes to two great Ontario festivals! 

The Festival Players of Prince Edward County

JULY 22 - AUGUST 2, 2014

Mount Tabor Playhouse, Milford, Ontario

Click here for info and tickets!

The Blyth Festival

SEPT 4 - 6, 2014

Philips Studio, Blyth, Ontario

Click here for info and tickets!


"✭✭✭✭½ - Earle is brilliant" - Edmonton Journal

"✭✭✭✭ Radio :30 is a must-see" - Edmonton Sun

"✭✭✭✭ Flawless presentation" - Vue Weekly

"Devastating..." - Calgary Herald

"Superb writing and excellent acting" - CBC Calgary

"✭✭✭✭✭ Exceptional performance" - CBC Manitoba

"A genius performance" - Theatromania

"A gift" - Mooney on Theatre

"✭✭✭✭✭" - NOW MAGAZINE

Held Over for 2 extra shows - Edmonton Fringe

Patrons Pick - Winnipeg Fringe

Named "Outstanding Drama" - CBC Manitoba


​In "Radio :30", a veteran “voice guy” named Ron (played by Toronto writer/performer and Second City alum CHRIS EARLE) is recording a 30 second radio ad with the help of his faithful recording engineer Mike (SAM EARLE, "Degrassi", "Defiance"). Between takes, Ron shares the tricks of his trade with the audience, slowly revealing how the polished dishonesty of his profession has infected his personal life. Haunted by his conscience, Ron’s silver tongue begins to betray him…

"Wickedly funny, unexpectedly moving" - The New York Sun

"One of the funniest shows of the Fringe, “Radio :30” is also one of the most moving." - NOW Magazine 

"Created and performed to unsettling perfection by Chris Earle" - The NY Times

WINNER: Dora Mavor Moore Award (Outstanding New Play)

Canadian Comedy Award (New Play). Chalmers Award (New Play)

Radio :30

Written by Chris Earle   Directed by Shari Hollett

Sound by Bob Derkach   Lights by Jennifer Stobart

Starring Chris Earle and featuring Sam Earle