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Welcome to the website of Kelly Ventura. Kelly has appeared in over 100 theater productions over the past 30 years. Recently, Kelly has lent his voice-over talents to several projects ranging from comedies to mysteries. With an intense style, he is often cast as a villain. Kelly’s most recent roles have been: Professor Moriarty in […]

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Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd “A String of Pearls” “Easy shaving for a penny, as good as you will find any.” An audio drama based on the public domain work “A String of Pearls” featuring the infamous Sweeney Todd, abridged and performed by Kelly Ventura. Before Sondheim, Tim Burton, or Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd lived in the pages […]

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island episodes 1-4 During the Summer of 2020 (at the height of the lockdown) I created my first audio play “Treasure Island”. These are the first four episodes I recorded back then. I hope you enjoy!

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Edgar Allen Poe

The Raven The classic poem from one of America’s most mysterious authors, Edgar Allan Poe. Just in time for the Halloween season! We present a fully dramatized version of the classic poem by Edgar Allan Poe, “The Raven”. Listen on Spotify and answer our audience question: In your opinion, what does The Raven in the […]

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King arthur episode three

COMING SOON In Episode Three, the sovereignty of the newly crowned King Arthur is tested. The young King must unify the lords to defeat England’s fiercest enemies. Through the guidance of Merlin, Arthur learns mercy; and he is joined by Princess Guinevere in his quest to defend England from advancing enemy armies. Need to catch […]

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KELLY VENTURA BACKSTAGE

KELLY VENTURA BACKSTAGE Kelly started directing shows when he was 18. And over the years, he’s had the privilege to work with some amazing actors. Kelly is joined on the show by his daughter Lauren who has directed several shows with her dad over the past few years. In this podcast they’ll catch up with […]

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KING ARTHUR: EPISODE TWO

KING ARTHUR: Excalibur and The Lady of The Lake The legend of king arthur episode 2 Welcome to Episode 2 of “King Arthur” entitled “Excalibur and The Lady of The Lake”. In this episode, Arthur is crowned King, faces his first battle, and takes up the sword Excalibur! the legend of king arthur Episode One

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NOW AVAILABLE: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas “ghost story” is no doubt what Charles Dickens had in mind when he penned this fantastic tale of redemption. Each December since 2005, Kelly has performed this Christmas classic as a one-person performance piece across the U.S. This year, Kelly has created this audio play available online December 21 – 25, 2020. Enjoy […]

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KING ARTHUR: EPISODE ONE

Guided by the wizard Merlin, Arthur embarks on a journey to become King of England. This audio play is abridged and performed by Kelly Ventura. It is based on the book “King Arthur And His Knights” by Maude L Radford. Episodes will post throughout the year. From modern day super heroes to Jedi knights, they […]

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THE DYING DETECTIVE

Doctor Watson returns to the address of 221 B Baker Street to find his friend Sherlock Holmes near death. When Holmes reveals to Watson that he’s contracted a highly contagious virus, Watson races across London to secure the services of the only person alive who can save his friend! “The Dying Detective” is based on […]

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