16. Radio Plays

A radio drama or radio play is a dramatized audio performance that relies on dialogue, music and sound effects to help listeners imagine the characters and story. COVID-19 restrictions prevented the Davis High Drama Club from performing onstage, but they got creative and instead worked on a series of radio plays that Sophia Davis tells us about. In our world of smartphones and high speed internet it is hard to remember a time when wireless messages couldn’t even cross the Atlantic. Learn how radio broadcasts were invented and the difference between AM and FM radio. Visit Nova Scotia, Canada, where Marconi changed the world with the first transatlantic radio transmission.

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