Magellanica Audio Drama

Date: TBD

Magellanica, the Audio Drama is dedicated, in memory, to Dave Petersen, Artists Rep’s sound board op.



A five-part audio drama, adapted from Mellon Playwright-in-Residence and Steinberg Award winning playwright, E.M. Lewis’ epic play Magellanica that Artists Rep premiered in 2018.  An additional sixth part on the science behind the hole in the ozone layer and climate change will be co-produced with Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) all to be released to ART audiences prior to broader distribution.  The audio drama is directed by Artistic Director Dámaso Rodríguez and features award-winning composition and sound design of Rodolfo Ortega.


Vin Shambry
Captain Adam Burrell
John San Nicolas
Freddie de la Rosa
Sara Hennessy
Dr. Morgan Halsted
Michael Mendelson
Dr. Vadik Chapayev
Allen Nause
Dr. Todor Kozlek
Barbie Wu
Dr. May Zhou
Eric Pargac
Dr. Lars Brotten
Joshua J. Weinstein
Dr. William Huffington


E.M. Lewis
Luan Schooler
Producer & Dramaturg
Rodolfo Ortega
Sound Composter, Designer, Engineer
Jamie Lynne Simons
Line Producer
Karl Hanover
Dialect Coach & Voice Over Actor
Julia Zazhigina
Russian Dialect Advisor & Voice Over Actor
Avital Shira
Auxiliary Magellanica Content Producer

Production Team

Dámaso Rodríguez
Artistic Director
Shawn Lee
Producing Director
Luan Schooler
Kristeen Willis
Associate Producer & Production Manager
Vonessa Martin
General Manager & Casting Director
Kisha Jarrett
Audience Development & Marketing Director
Jamie Lynne Simons
Assistant Production Manager
Karen M. Hill
Assistant Production Manager
Kristen Mun
Assistant Production Manager
Avital Shira
Aubrey Saverino
English Spanish