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Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama set in the Boston metro area, blending the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man so enamored of predictability that the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it.

The show is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.

Apr 18, 2017

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. 

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Content warnings after show notes.


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In order of appearance, this episode featured:

  • Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck Octagon (he/him)
  • Jessica Washington as Isabelle Powell (she/her)
  • Sam Musher as Emily Bespin (she/her)
  • Summer Unsinn as Charlotte Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • Alexander Danner as The Narrator (he/him)
  • James Capobianco as The Mayor of the Red Line (he/him)
  • Tanja Milojevic as Melissa Weatherby (she/her)
  • Lydia Andersona as Gemma Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • Julia Propp as Louisa Alvarez (she/her)
  • Mario Da Rosa Jr. as Isaiah Powell (he/him)
  • Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)

Also featuring Julian Danner as Young Monty and Ben Flaumenhaft as the Red Line official.

Interviews recorded with Greater Boston residents.


  • Charlie on the MTA is performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.
  • Haul Away Joe and Train Jam performed by Adrienne Howard, Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede
  • Dream music by Jeff Van Dreason
  • Drums by Jim Johanson
  • Robot beat by Broke Yeti

Some sound effects and music used from public domain and creative commons sources.


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Content Warnings

  • Strong Language
  • Abandonment
  • Phobic panic response
  • Discussion of historic racial violence against children