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Radio Play: "The Shadows on the Wall"


  In this episode of Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre, we bring you a classic chiller by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman: "The Shadows on the Wall."

Mary was raised in a stern household. Her strong religious background played heavily in many of her writings, as she pitted good versus evil with an emphasis on the supernatural, as you'll hear in this presentation. 

The players

  • Caroline: Barb Buchanan
  • Emma: Val Davis
  • Rebecca: Lisa Weaver
  • Henry: Terry Yates
  • Narrator: Darren Hellwege


  • Original author: Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Script adaptation: Brad Buchanan
  • Engineer: Darren Hellwege
  • Post-production: Debbie Johnson
  • Podcast posting: Kellie Moore

This podcast originally aired on Friday, Feb. 13. Tune in to KBIA every Friday at 6:30 p.m. to hear more from the Maplewood Barn Radio Players, or listen to our archives right here on KBIA.org. You can find our full season lineup on maplewoodbarn.com.