I recorded a recitation of the Declaration of Independence for WAOB Audio Theatre last year. They’ve released a remastered version.
Carolyn and Peter Jerz recite “Only a Dad” (directed by Leigh A. Jerz for WAOB Audio Theatre)
I was happy to play Watson. The daughter played Irene “The Woman” Adler.
I haven’t done any audio theatre recordings in a while (thanks, coronavirus) and I miss it. Here’s my interpretation (recorded some time ago) of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Nightingale.” The nightingale is considered the most beautiful thing in the kingdom… until a mechanical nightingale wins over the citizens, and the true nightingale is banished. But how will the mechanical nightingale fare — when Death arrives in the kingdom? Hans Christian Andersen affirms the necessity of art and natural beauty in this exciting and moving tale. The exceptional Dennis Jerz narrates and voices every character, accompanied by an original music composition…
Carolyn and were recently cast in a historical film. I recorded my video audition last week, feverish with an upper respiratory tract infection, coughing and gulping from a mug of tea between lines. Our characters are in different time periods, but we each get to fight someone in a duel. Filming for our scenes was scheduled to start this weekend. I spoke with the director on the phone this afternoon, and we agreed it was best to take the conservative route and delay filming. I suggested we get together on videoconference to work on our characters and line deliveries, so…
Marley was dead. (I voice the narrator in this new, fully dramatized audio adaptation. First of four parts.)
What makes WAOB Audio Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol” unique? Why is the story so well-loved? Voice actor and English professor Dennis Jerz discusses all this and more!
Dennis Jerz performs the famous speech proclaimed by the titular king before the Battle of Agincourt, from William Shakespeare’s “Henry V.” (WAOB Audio Theatre)
I rather enjoyed recording this oral interpretation of the Declaration of Independence for WAOB Audio Theatre.
The Cask of Amotillado (read by Dennis Jerz, for WAOB Audio Theatre)
A Grave Tale (WAOB Audio Theatre) Written by Kelsey McIngyre Narrated by Dennis G. Jerz
Leigh, Peter, Carolyn and I had fun recording “The Nightmare of Prince Prezelsky” for WAOB Audio Theatre’s “All for One Stories.” (Peter plays the prince, Carolyn narrates, and my wife and I are among the servants. The full 9-minute story is online.) Prince Prezelsky needs to fight a dragon to keep his kingdom safe. But he doesn’t want to! Find out how his servants convince him to take on the beast in this hilarious adventure. All for One Stories bands together many voices to bring you fresh renditions of old favorites, and exciting dramatizations of new stories. Join our full cast…
My family and I are in the voice cast of the short audio play, “Christmas Letters.”
My daughter plays the narrator, my wife plays the cat, and my son plays the robber. A 9-minute “All for One Stories” radio play. Produced by WAOB Audio Theatre.
For WAOB Audio Theater, my family spent an afternoon recording “The Little Match Girl,” “Papa Panov’s Special Day,” and a new story, “The Executioner.” Already online — Ozma and the Little Wizard, and The Monkey’s Paw.