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Barry M. Putt, Jr. writes for radio, stage, screen, and television. He has created audio-drama adaptations of stories by Robert Lewis Stevenson, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, W. Somerset Maugham, H. Beam Piper, Shakespeare, Jules Verne, and others. 

Career in Radio:[]

Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s first audio drama The Reign of Leaves was produced by Shoestring Radio Theatre in 2004. In 2011, He became a staff writer for KSVR's audio-drama series "Radio Theater Project." The series features audio-drama adaptations of short stories and novels. His adaptation for them of Philip K. Dick's Beyond the Door was featured at the Hear Now Audio Drama Festival in 2015. 

In 2014, he started writing audio-drama adaptations of classic literature for Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air! Titles in production include: The Holly Tree Inn. That same year his original audio-drama The Porch was produced by WMNF's Radio Theatre Project Live! in St. Petersberg, Florida.

In 2017, Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s original audio-dramas Tollbooth Talk and It's Only Logical were produced by Pendant Audio as part of their award-winning "Seminar Series." DTC Radio also released an original audio-drama by Mr. Putt entitled Statusquovia.

In 2018, Baicizhan, Chaoyouai Technology Co. of Chengdu, China hired Barry M. Putt, Jr. to write audio-drama adaptations of classic literature. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was the first title he adapted for them. Baicizhan uses audio-drama adaptations to help Chinese students learn the English language.

In 2021, Radio Theater Project transitioned stand-alone episodes of its anthology series that featured the character Richard Wade into its own series entitled Richard Wade U.S. Marshal. To date, Mr. Putt has written three seasons of this series.

Radio Plays:[]

Barry M. Putt, Jr.'s audio-drama adaptations include: 


  1. Beyond the Door
  2. A Big To-Do About Nothing
  3. The Body Snatchers
  4. Beauty and the Beast
  5. Code Three
  6. The Crystal Crypt
  7. The Day that Time Stopped Moving
  8. Edge of the Knife
  9. Expedition on Mars
  10. Filbert is Also a Nut
  11. The Four Just Men
  12. The Gift
  13. The Girl and the Habit
  14. The Hate Disease
  15. Holly Tree Inn
  16. Make Mine Homogenized
  17. Rain
  18. Ransom
  19. Reform
  20. The Skull
  21. Sonny
  22. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  23. Thirst Quenchers
  24. Where I Belong
  25. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz


1. The Liberty Boys of '76

Episode 1: Fighting for Freedom 
Episode 2: Settling With the British and Tories 
Episode 3: Helping General Washington 
Episode 4: Always in the Right Place 
Episode 5: Not Afraid of the King's Minions 
Episode 6: Catch and Hang Us if You Can

2. Richard Wade, US Marshal

Season 1
Episode 1: A Close Call in Custer's Canyon
Episode 2: A Showdown in Canyon City
Episode 3: A Hornet From Hackensack
Episode 4: On A Baffling Trail
Episode 5: Claim Jumpers and Gunmen 
Episode 6: In the Oil Fields

Season 2
Episode 2.1 (7): Desperadoes in Death Valley
Episode 2.2 (8): Death Ride 
Episode 2.3 (9): The Search for Billy Armstrong 
Episode 2.4 (10): The Mystery of Shaft Number 3
Episode 2.5 (11): Death Trail
Episode 2.6 (12): Friends and Foes

Season 3
Episode 3.1 (13): Helping an Old Friend
Episode 3.2 (14): Manhunt in the Colorado Woods
Episode 3.3 (15): The Drenen Brothers
Episode 3.4 (16): The Marauders
Episode 3.5 (17): A Case from the Past
Episode 3.6 (18): Trouble in Fort Collins

Original Radio Series:[]

Barry M. Putt, Jr. has several audio-drama series in development including:

THE CREAKING DOOR - a light-hearted comedy-mystery series that centers around a small, eclectic group of friends who purchase an old mansion complete with trap doors, hidden chutes, ghosts, and lots of unsolved mysteries that need solving.

THE CRIMSON CASTLE - a true-crime, suspense series set in the late 1880's about a real-life American Jekyll and Hyde.

External Links:[]

Official Site