featuring the boogeywoman, trojan, the new world,
Are you afraid of the dark? Maybe you should be...
Scary Stories is an audio horror anthology featuring world premieres and new adaptations of classics by Poe, Hawthorne, Blackwood, and more. Each episode includes a full sound design and professional voice cast.
Trigger warning: Our stories may include graphic descriptions of gore or terrifying events. Please listen at your own risk.
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Samantha Garcia (Teller, "Trojan") has narrated many audiobooks. She is the host and producer of SCANTILY CLAD IN THE KITCHEN and performs burlesque as Diva LaVida. She appeared in the live Scary Stories production presented by Random Acts in 2019, and also appeared on In Conversation.
Angie Campbell (Teller, "Knock Knock") can also be seen on Work-in-Progress and in the upcoming film Raymond and Ray. She has appeared on the Random Acts series Channel 13 and also performed the role of Bella in the live reading of Twilight.
Bianca Phipps (Writer, "Trojan") published their collection of poems, crown noble, in August 2020 with Button Poetry. Their story Trojan originally premiered in our live Scary Stories production in 2019.
Savanna Rae (Writer, "The Boogeywoman" and "Mary's Story") is the co-writer of Scary Stories: Are You Afraid? (live, 2019) as well as the film Scary Stories: Dark Web. She regularly tours her one-woman play Daughters of Ire, which has been presented twice by Random Acts (2016 and 2019) and appeared in the Random Acts productions of columbinus, the laramie project, and the bone house.
Dana Macel (Teller, "Mary's Story") was featured as Eleanor in the live Scary Stories production in 2019. She also wrote and starred in Selfy, a horror short included as a segment of Scary Stories: Dark Web in 2020.
Bryan Renaud (Writer, "The Boogeywoman" and "Mary's Story") is the creator and curator of the Scary Stories podcast. He co-wrote and directed Scary Stories: Are You Afraid? live in 2019 before creating and directing the film Scary Stories: Dark Web in 2020. He is the head writer of Channel 13, and co-host of The Last Podcast with Sheena Thornton. Other writings include Twelfth Night of the Living Dead and Ladies Night of the Living Dead (both published and performed internationally) as well as the plays Barney the Elf, Strangest Things!, Other Letters, and All Our Twilight.
Crystal Skillman (Writer, "The New World") is an award-winning playwright. Her plays include Geek, Cut, King Kirby, Pulp Vérité, and Rain and Zoe Save the World, the winning script for the 2018 Earth Matters On Stage (EMOS) New Play Competition. Her play Open debuted this summer with All for One Theater Company in a co-production at The Tank Theatre earning her a fourth NYTimes Critics PIck. Her play Pulp Vérité is on the 2019 Kilroys List as an honorable mention and her awards include an NY Innovative Theater Award. Crystal is also the musical theater bookwriter of Mary and Max, with composer/lyricist Bobby Cronin, as well as Postcard American Town (composer/lyricist Lynne Shankel). Her work in comic books and TV includes writing for Adventure Time, and the comic book Eat Fighter, written with her husband Fred Van Lente. Together they penned the play King Kirby about legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby. Their pilot Paper Heroes was named one of the top 3 pilots by in the Big Break contest and one of the top 25 in the Launchpad Pilots competition. Crystal is represented by Bret Adams Ltd. Her work can be found at her publisher Samuel French. Crystal teaches playwriting at ESPA/Primary Stages and Pace University. crystalskillman.com
Sarah Storm (Guest Director, "The New World") is a co-founder of BOOM Integrated. Sarah is the producer of both the award-winning "Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel" and "This is Working with Daniel Roth" podcasts. She appears weekly with host Jessi Hempel on "LinkedIn Live" for Hello Monday Office Hours. Sarah is a member of SAG-AFTRA, AEA, and The Dramatists' Guild.
Sarafina Vecchio ("The Boogeywoman" and "Mary's Story) can be seen in Chicago Fire, and North of the 10, along with appearing vocally on the upcoming podcast Big Sandy. In addition to acting, she is also an acting coach and director.
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