Theatre of the Electric Mouth (ThEM) is a global 
theatre collective,
collaborating remotely to create absurd and literary audio dramas.

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Stain-Resistant Philosophizing

When a group of idealistic young actors film a commercial for The Clothing Company, they discover that the clothes they’re advertising are completely stain-resistant, but their souls, unfortunately, are not.

written by Zach Trebino
directed by Andrew Clark
sound by Andrew Clark & Zach Trebino
video by Zach Trebino

Kristen Aldrich as Gina
Megan Brewer as 2nd AD
Cara Dodge as Angie
Eric Fleising as Tim
Cory Ringdahl as Announcer
Zach Trebino as Director
Tom Vinson as Fred

I Just Want a Little Something

I Just Want a Little Something was written with iPhone predictive text and then they were talking on the radio and they were all good at it lol. Thanks for letting me know and I’ll keep you posted on how it feels to me so you can make a good day and feel better soon. Hey guys thanks for letting us borrow your Christmas card. Thanks so much. Thanks.

written by Davis Alianiello
directed by Megan Brewer
sound & video by Zach Trebino

Kristen Aldrich as Christmas Eve
Andrew Clark as the Bird
Saalika Khan as Ashley
Lyubomir Parushev as The Narrator
Tom Vinson as Brian

Necrotic Public Radio

Societal rot deepens and personal rot is inevitable. The amoral cruelties of nature are compounded by the immoral cruelties of late capitalism. Only one thing can soothe you — public radio. Its dulcet reportage and lightly humorous anecdotes constitute a final, flickering joy. Necrotic Public Radio is brought to you by your desire for the world to be calm and comprehensible, unto its end, or yours: whichever comes first. 

written by Davis Alianiello
directed by Tessara Morgan
sound by Steve Barroga
video by Zach Trebino

Kristen Aldrich as Reporter
Davis Alianiello as Not David Foster Wallace
Molly Cohen as Producer
Justin Evans as Braxton
Cory Ringdahl as Narrato
Rachel Thomas-Levy as You
Zach Trebino as Not Ira Glass
Tom Vinson as Ron

Reflections on the World as We Made It

A wurlitzer-soaked love/hate letter to climate change, suffused with the essence of Bataille’s Accursed Share. Only the end of the world can create an opportunity for a new beginning.  

written & directed by Zach Trebino
sound by The Mysterious Mac
video by Zach Trebino

Kristen Aldrich as News Announcer
Andrew Clark as The Memory
Molly Cohen as The Preacher
Justin Evans as The Seer
Jake Regensburg as The Revolting Art Student
Cory Ringdahl as The Narrator

Crawfish Jesus

Your favorite savior's back, and this time he's a crustacean. That's right, Crawfish Jesus has descended to the mortal plane to save us from our sins... That is, if he can avoid being eaten first! Join CJ, his smarmy manager Stan Simmons, and his devoted confidante Susan as they struggle to make The Church of Crawfish Jesus the 21st Century's hottest religion.

written by Andrew Clark
directed by Zach Trebino
sound & video design by Zach Trebino
mastered by Will Koch

Andrew Clark as Stan
Eric Fleising as Crawfish Jesus
Ali Rojek as Susan