Making “Burning Gotham,” an NYC Radio Drama
Go behind the scenes to explore the making of a new audio with creator James Scully, the co-creator of Burning Gotham the new audio soap opera about the fastest growing city in the world.
- See a snapshot of New York City in 1835 — everything from the social, to the political, to the geographical, and why this period of history is so underserved
- Discover how someone goes about researching and developing a historical fiction series in this time period
- Explore the people/characters and what makes them tick?
- Hear why now is the right time for an audio fiction renaissance
- Find out where Burning Gotham is now and where it’s going
About the event:
Go back in time to the streets of 1835 New York City with James Scully, the co-creator of Burning Gotham (burninggotham.com) the new audio soap opera about the fastest growing city in the world and the opportunists who shaped it. Learn about the research and
development process behind Burning Gotham with the creator, and find out how one develops an audio soap opera in 2023.
About James Scully
Creator, director, actor, and writer James Scully is an outgoing native New Yorker who grew upin a home with three generations of family. He had close relationships with both his grandparents and great-grandparents, being exposed to an invaluable amount of local culture. A graduate of Xavier High School in Manhattan and Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, James has spent over a decade working for media companies such as Condé Nast, and Hearst. He produces/hosts Breaking Walls, the docu-podcast on the history of American network radio broadcasting (thewallbreakers.com). He also writes/directs/post-produces/acts in scripted audio fiction productions besides Burning Gotham, like the western series Frontier Gentleman (www.frontiergentleman.com) and the Frank Sinatra musical biopic And Then I Sing (www.andthenising.com). James is also an actor in an audio theater troupe in NYC called The Fireside Mystery Theatre – (www.firesidemysterytheatre.com).
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