NEW YORK, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Airwayv launches its first slate of original and exclusive audio programming led by the release of Season 1 of Taking Care of Paul, a 14 episode edgy and hilarious comedy series featuring a stellar cast including Reg E. Cathey, Tony Shalhoub, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Gerety, Lois Smith, Jay O. Sanders, Stephen DeRosa, Mandi Masden and many others including special appearances by James Taylor and Paul Shaffer.
Rounding out the premieres are two searing and timely dramas – Iron Will and Snow in Trees – from Arthur Yorinks's American Song audio play cycle. Casts include Brandon Dirden, Dana Ivey, Jennifer van Dyck, Francis Jue, Aedin Moloney and other fine actors. Grammy Award winner Catherine Russell contributes stunning vocal performances.
Arthur Yorinks, the writer and co-director of Airwayv's initial programs said: "I'm delighted to introduce the world to Airwayv and our audio works. It's the beginning of a long-held mission to define and create what we call New Audio Theater."
For full programming information and cast lists please go to: www.airwayv.com.
Airwayv Media is a new audio media company dedicated to developing, producing and distributing original and exclusive scripted programming - New Audio Theater - to its audience via paid high resolution audio downloads and free podcasts. Airwayv's programming features accomplished actors from stage and screen and demonstrates that audio theater can be as important – and riveting – as the best entertainment on TV and in the movies. Airwayv was founded by Arthur Yorinks, Jim Simpson and Mike Skagerlind.
Arthur Yorinks: founder & creative director
Arthur is at the forefront of redefining theatrical audio programming in the 21st century; he has written, directed & produced over 35 original audio plays performed at The Kennedy Center, WNYC, and SiriusXM.
Jim Simpson: co-founder, programming & talent
Jim is a theater and film director, known for a commitment to avant-garde work; he is the founder of The Flea Theater in New York City and a two-time OBIE-award winner.
Mike Skagerlind: co-founder, operations & brand
Mike is a media executive who has worked for Viacom, Barnes & Noble and NBCUniversal. He is the recipient of two Webby awards and a Digital Emmy.
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