Audio Fiction by Andrew G. Cooper
Under the Plaza by Andrew G. Cooper | (exp)lore Podcast. Jupiter Theatre (2020)
Genre: Urban Fantasy
There is an underground circus beneath the plaza downtown, a circus filled with colour and lights and life. Rachel has been missing for over a week, but when her best friend Vera finds her in this strange subterranean world, everything they know will be questioned. With the spirit of a big top circus and the heart of urban fantasy, Under the Plaza is a magical coming of age story that explores what it means to be lost and what it means to be found.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
(exp)lore is a fiction anthology podcast to be enjoyed in the community while social distancing. These site-specific stories take an imaginative dive into the past and future of Calgary’s inner city. Each episode immerses the audience in a rich audio play while they explore the world through a new lens.
You should be listening to this episode at Olympic Plaza, an urban park in downtown Calgary. It is located between MacLeod Trail SE and 7th Avenue SE. There’s an amphitheatre just to the west of the pool/skating rink, this is where the story begins .
HINT: See if you can follow the storyteller as she moves along with the story.
The Grind by Andrew G. Cooper | Secret City. Western Canada Theatre (2017)
Genre: Romantic Comedy, Drama
She likes reading and coffee. He likes tea and writing. They meet. The grow together. They grow apart. Five years of a relationship goes by in the blink of an eye, and then what?
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Transform your ordinary into someone else’s extraordinary. Grab your smart phone and some headphones and explore downtown Kamloops while listening to original PodPlays based on true events that took place there. It will change the way you see the pedestrian world around you in a most unexpected way.
Listening Location: Kamloops Public Library Statue - 465 Victoria Street