© 2024 St. Louis Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

The City of the Blues (Act II)

A 1950s Saint Louis Blues Club owner who finds himself in the middle of a war for control of the Mississippi Riverfront.

Today's “Lights, Audio, Action!” table read Script is "The City of the Blues". It's a gritty noir television pilot screenplay about the interwoven fabric of crime, politics, music, business and sports on the waterfront in late 1950s Saint Louis. The story was created by Peter Mayer and the script was written by Scott Phillips, John Pierson, Peter Mayer and Joe Leonard. The table read today is directed by yours truly, Scott McIntyre, and produced by Lori Ann Potts with the sound engineered and designed by Sean Kilker.

The talented group of actors you'll hear today are in order of appearance:

Julianne King, Keith Nussbaum, Todd Micali, Adam Dean Hopkins, Skully Shemwell, Kaitlin Gant, Eric Wolfgang Nelson, Don Mcclendon, Cliff Mirabella, Zachary Scott Clark and Ashley Santana. All of our actors play multiple roles. We truly hope you enjoyed our table read version of "The City of the Blues".

Now, Quiet on the Set…Lights, Audio, ACTION!!

Jade Harrell has been part of the programming team since October 2018 as an announcer on weeknights and weekends. She is now Director of On-Demand & Content Partnerships and a member of the Executive Leadership Team.