S07E03: THE RIP VAN WINKLE CAPER (LIVE)

Live from The Social Capital Theatre, it’s an all-new unscripted audio adventure from Illusionoid! A randomly selected title from a Twilight Zone compendium kicks us off into oblivion with our special guest star, Orphan Black‘s Kristian Bruun!

When a sleep lab experiment allows two men to be taken advantage of, an heist of epic proportions is underway! But do these somnambulists’ shenanigans spell success? Or will we wake to a world of nightmares thanks to Illusionoid? Tuck yourselves in for THE RIP VAN WINKLE CAPER!

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S07E02: THE SECOND DIMENSION OF MADNESS

Research has always led to discovery, but one man’s obsession leads to disaster! Can a single professor take down an entire university with his maniacal ideas? Will finding his way back to the 3rd dimension make him feel whole again? Does opening the door to other dimensions open a bigger door for Illusionoid? Every story has two sides… ESPECIALLY THIS ONE as we bring you out latest tall tale of terror… THE SECOND DIMENSION OF MADNESS!

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S06E03: THE ODYSSEY OF FLIGHT 33

Our first in-studio adventure of the season! Based on the title of a Twilight Zone episode, it’s high adventure in the skies! Two friends on a trans-continental flight find out their destination isn’t just delayed… it’s disappeared! Will they ever land? Will they ever get their beverages? Will Illusionoid make them miss their connections? Buckle up for a turbulent time as we bring you THE ODYSSEY OF FLIGHT 33!

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S06E02: THE GREY GOO QUASAR (LIVE)

We’re back! Live from The Social Capital Theatre in Toronto! First we’ll chat with special guest Ashley Botting about her work on Odd Squad and her upcoming tour with Second City’s Guide To The Symphony. THEN we create a title from audience suggestions and go on another unscripted adventure! Who truly understands a quasar… especially one that is oozing grey goo? Can that even be a thing! Strap in for adventure as we forage upstream into THE GREY GOO QUASAR!

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S05E25: THE IMPOSSIBLE INVENTION (LIVE)

Another live show at The Social Capital with TWO amazing guests! We’ve got the host of Food Network Canada’s You Gotta Eat Here, John Catucci AND Oprhan Black‘s Donnie, Kristian Bruun! Then we flip open the ACKERMANTHOLOGY to get a title for our latest adventure! An inventor shows off his newest creation… but he has no idea where it came from or how it got there! Can he and his colleagues uncover the origins of THE IMPOSSIBLE INVENTION??!!

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S05E24: THE REAR ADMIRAL’S PETTICOAT (LIVE)

Illusionoid returns to The Social Capital! First, we’ll interview Lauren Shorser about cephalopod intelligence! Man, if they’re so smart why are they an appetizer?? We’ll learn all about these squishy squids and what makes them tick. Then, our special guests Dan Redican and Alice Moran join us to take a peek and what lies beneath… THE REAR ADMIRAL’S PETTICOAT!

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S05E19: THE BODY ODOR ACCOUNTANT (LIVE)

Coming at you LIVE from The Social Capital Theatre in Toronto, it’s a brand-new unscripted audio adventure with Illusionoid! FIRST: we interview nanotechology student Dylan Glancy about a few small things… LITERALLY! Learn what’s being done to turn mice invisible and what may not be coming out of your liver anytime soon. SECOND: we are joined by our special guest Jen Goodhue (Second City, CBC’s Baroness Von Sketch) for an audience-suggested adventure that totally REEKS… of ADVENTURE! THE BODY ODOR ACCOUNTANT!

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S05E17: THIS TRAGIC GLASS

It’s portal-opening time! But when your feelings are connected to the portal you open, can anything good be found? Fear, trepidation, and sadness are bound to be connected to your encounter. And what of the people on the other side… or the creatures? And can Illusionoid imbue dimensions with emotions as well? Grab your sour cream and onion chips and settle in for cold calamity as we peer through THIS TRAGIC GLASS!

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S05E16: HER MAJESTY’S HEATED SEAT CUSHIONS (LIVE)

Live from The Social Capital Theatre in Toronto, it’s ILLUSIONOID! We interview author Kate Blair who has written a new book called Transferral! We’ll ask him what the hell that means! After that, we use a science textbook and a suggestion from the audience to get things going! Plus our special guest is Second City alumnus and all-around awesome guy Nigel Downer!! Two downtrodden blokes are looking for a way to rise above their station.  When a local inventor needs something from them does it provide a way out, or a way in… to trouble? And what happens when the Queen arrives? Is this is the origins of Illusionoid? Or Pinterest? Join us for a rollicking tale of Victorian-era inanity as we take a ride on HER MAJESTY’S HEATED SEAT CUSHIONS! IMG_1012

 

S05E14: THE MOUSE RAN DOWN

A lab assistant’s day starts just like everyone else’s… with coffee! But when the local coffee shop becomes the testing ground for his big experiment, no amount of caffeine can save him! It’s a frothy new adventure with science, espresso, and mice! Hang on to your mugs as we bring you THE MOUSE RAN DOWN!

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