PODCASTS

(AUDIO SHOWS)

Podcasts by The Orbiting Human Circus

Part of THE Night Vale Presents NETWORK

THE ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS

(OF THE AIR)

 

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An Orbiting Human Circus Special:

THE 2ND IMAGINARY SYMPHONY

 

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THE ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS

A New EP BY The Music Tapes Featuring Songs from the Audio Show

 

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THE ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS (OF THE AIR)

Atop the Eiffel Tower, a lonely janitor stumbles into a series of alternately surreal

and comic adventures as he becomes part of a mystery: what is the secret behind

the wildly popular, bizarrely impossible live radio variety show being broadcast

from the tower’s top?

 

ALL EIGHT EPISODES OF SEASON ONE ARE AVAILABLE NOW!

 

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Starring

John Cameron Mitchell

Julian Koster

Drew Callander

Tim Robbins

Susannah Flood

Dan Solomon

Mandy Patinkin

Mary Elizabeth Ellis

Charlie Day

Cecil Baldwin

Meg Bashwiner

and many more...

 

Written and Created by Julian Koster

 

Co-Directed and Developed with Ellie Heyman

 

Produced by Christy Gressman

 

Composition & Arrangement | Thomas Hughes

Music | The Music Tapes

Associate Producer | Robbie Cucchiaro

 

Chief Sound Designer | Eric Sluyter

Chief Recording Engineer | Vincent Cacchione

Editing | Grant Stewart

AN ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS SPECIAL:
THE 2ND IMAGINARY SYMPHONY

Found in a rubbish pile in Paris, this astonishing recording was passed from hand to hand until it became a French holiday classic. ​A story about one who disappeared, one who ran away, and the secret of how clouds are born.

 

PREMIERING ON MAY 10, 2017, WITH 4 NEW EPISODES — AND A BONUS 5TH EPISODE — EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY ON NIGHT VALE PRESENTS!

 

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Written, Directed, and Audio Produced by Julian Koster

Performed by Brian Dewan

Produced for Podcasting by Christy Gressman

 

with

 

Augustus Plumb as Himself

2nd Imaginary Symphony Music by Julian Koster and the Music Tapes

PBC Music by Thomas Hughes

Sound Effects/Musique Concrète by JM Koster with W Cullen Hart, J Dahl, and JN Mangum

Magic Tape Organ by Eric Harris

Euphonium and Trumpet by R Cucchiaro

Fun Machine by Jeremy Barnes

LISTEN TO THE SHOW BY

 

Subscribing on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app (by searching for us and clicking "Subscribe" or using our RSS feed),

 

Downloading episodes directly from Libsyn, or

 

Listening via Soundcloud or YouTube.

DONATE

We're so grateful and excited to announce that The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air) will return with Season Two in the coming year — and you can help us make it.

 

Please know that any amount will be greatly appreciated and truly will help us bring more of this story to you.

 

For those giving the equivalent of $50 or more, either all at once or as part of a recurring donation, we'll send you two special bonuses: First, this spring, we’ll send you a collection of behind-the-scenes recordings from the making of Season One, including Julian’s demos, and we’ll give you special, early access to the first episode of Season Two, before it’s released to everyone on our feed.

 

Thank you for being out there!