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Get “Swept Away” with writer/director Nathan Hoobler and sound designer Jonathan Crowe as they dive deep into this unique Club adventure.

July 18th, 2017

How do you create the sound of rain for two episodes? What does three people scuba diving sound like? And how did a real-life forest fire in Colorado Springs inspire an episode about a flood in Odyssey? Find out from the team behind the episode “Swept Away.” Plus, hear a bonus scene from the show, featuring Harlow Doyle.

Get in the Show voting is now open!

See the finalists and vote on your favorites!

Cast your vote for your favorite Get in the Show contestant! Everyone that votes must be at least 13 years of age. Each voter can cast their vote for one video during each voting phase. Be sure to watch all of the videos before you vote. The voting takes place across several weeks, so mark your calendars:

Voting Phase 3: Top 10, vote from July 17 to July 24
Finale Event: August 12, 2017

Get tickets for the finale event on August 12.

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FREE EPISODE: “Odyssey Sings!” (plus hear about the creation of this adventure!)

July 5th, 2017

In this classic story from Album 45: Lost & Found, America Sings! comes to Odyssey and many hopeful singers including Wooton, Bart, Harlow, Connie, and Tamika line up to audition.. Plus, hear about the creation of this adventure from composer John Fornof, producer Marshal Younger and more.

Get in the Show voting is now open!

See the finalists and vote on your favorites!

Cast your vote for your favorite Get in the Show contestant! Everyone that votes must be at least 13 years of age. Each voter can cast their vote for one video during each voting phase. Be sure to watch all of the videos before you vote. The voting takes place across several weeks, so mark your calendars:

  • Voting Phase 1: Top 50, vote from June 26 to July 8
  • Voting Phase 2: Top 25, vote from July 10 to July 14
  • Voting Phase 3: Top 10, vote from July 17 to July 24

Get tickets for the finale event on August 12.

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Find out how listening to radio dramas in the dark led to a career for Odyssey’s newest writer

June 21st, 2017

Sam Suksiri tells us about being a “writer apprentice,” designing theme parks, teaching robotics to kids, winning a cooking contest, and, yes, joining the Odyssey team.
One of Sam’s Single Panel Cartoons

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Is Becky going to be a regular character? Are Wooton and Penny going to be back from their honeymoon? Will Whit ever get another villain? Get the answers!

June 6th, 2017

Executive producer Dave Arnold, producer Nathan Hoobler, writer/director Kathy Buchanan, writer/director Bob Hoose, and writer/director Phil Lollar answer fan questions about the recent album 62, the upcoming album 63, and what’s going on in Odyssey.

The Get in the Show contest is open!

Available Now: Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a Show Everyone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Vote in the Avery Awards!
Cast your vote for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script, and more for Album 61: Without a Hitch and Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show. Winners will be revealed in a future podcast. (Voting is now closed. Stay tuned to future podcasts to find out the winners.)

Coming Soon!

Album 63: Up in the Air
Coming in October

The Blackgaard Chronicles: Opening Moves
Coming in September

Listen to Album 62!
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VIDEO PODCAST: Watch the actors sing in “Legacy”

May 24th, 2017

Cast members Shona Kennedy (Jules), Karen Kennedy (Lena), Katriona Kennedy (Teena), Pat Fraley (Karno), Robby Bruce (Buck), Andre Stojka (Whit), Will Ryan (Eugene), and crew Phil Lollar (writer/director) and Christopher Diehl (engineer) record the songs for the musical episode “Legacy.”

Find out how you can Get in the Show!

Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a ShowEveryone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Got Questions about Album 62…or anything Odyssey?
Call 1-855-784-WHIT (9448) to leave a question for the producers to answer on a future podcast. (Always be sure to have your parent’s permission before you call!)

Vote in the Avery Awards!
Cast your vote for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script, and more for Album 61: Without a Hitch and Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show. Winners will be revealed in a future podcast. (Voting is now closed. Stay tuned to future podcasts to find out the winners!)

Listen to Album 62!
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