The Declaration of Love Project is an anthology of 11 short audio pieces written by North Carolina playwrights all inspired by the same writing prompt — “declaration of love.”
Episode 3, written by Karyn Raynor is titled Agape.
Terra awakens in a strange place with a new acquaintance who presents her with the decision of a lifetime. Strap in for a taste of Buck Rogers meets 2020.
Declaration of Love is an Artist Soapbox production, co-produced by Aurelia Belfield and Tamara Kissane, and sound designed by David Hill.
Agape was written by Karyn Raynor
Directed by Tamara Kissane
Performed by: Jessica Flemming (Gworp) and Sarah Koop (Terra).
If you’re eager for more audio fiction pieces by Artist Soapbox, be sure to listen to all 11 episodes of the Declaration of Love anthology and check out our full length audio dramas THE NEW COLOSSUS and MASTER BUILDER, available everywhere you get your podcasts.
Karyn Raynor (Playwright, Agape): Karyn is a podcaster, writer, and theater artist who resides in the Triangle. This is her first produced audio drama and she is so excited to have it released to the public. She wants to thank her best friend and podcast cohost Aubree (check out the podcast Chick-Lit), and her husband Judson for their continued support.
Jessica Flemming (Actor, Agape): Jessica is an actor, singer, stage manager, and theatre educator. With over 20 years experience, Jessica has worked with many wonderful artists and makers from across the country. Most recently she has worked with Curious Theatre Collective, Women’s Theatre Festival, Bulldog Theater Ensemble, and Bare Theatre. Jessica plays Gworp in Agape.
Sarah Koop (Actor, Agape): Sarah is a Raleigh native and local theatre artist. She has worked with companies like the Women’s Theatre Festival, Manbites Dog Theatre Company, and Justice Theatre Project. You can keep track with her and her future projects on @sarahk00p. Sarah plays Terra in Agape.
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