Alan Reed on the 20th Joe Bev Audio Theater, Friday, October 8, 2013, at 8:30 am ET on Sound Stages

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NAPANOCH, N.Y. - Oct. 7, 2013 - PRLog -- On October 8, 2013, at 8:30 am ET, Sound Stages Radio will air the 20th installment of The Joe Bev Audio Theater, a half-hour anthology representing more than forty years of storytelling by Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev), the veteran, award-winning actor, writer, producer, director.

Sound Stages Radio is airing two unique Joe Bev Audio Theater shows per week:

Tuesdays 8:30 am ET, repeat Wednesdays 2:30 pm ET and Fridays 1:30 pm Fridays, repeat Saturdays 5:00 pm, streamed at

On the 20th edition of The Joe Bev Audio Theater:

"A Young Actor's Journey"
Chapter 2 of Yabba Dabba Doo!
The Alan Reed Story

The full audiobook from Blackstone Audio is available at, from Waterlogg Productions:

Yabba Dabba Doo! (audiobook)
The Alan Reed Story
By Alan Reed and Ben Ohmart
Voiced by Alan Reed Jr., with Bill Marx as Fred Allen
Commentary by Joe Bevilacqua
Length 5.1 hrs     • Unabridged

The autobiography of the voice of Fred Flintstone is brought to life by veteran radio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua and Alan Reed, Jr., featuring rare interviews with Alan Reed himself, an interview with Joe Barbera, and clips from Reed’s radio, television, and film career, including The Fred Allen Show, The Shadow,The Life of Riley, Life with Luigi, Duffy’s Tavern, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Viva Zapata, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Flintstones.

What people are saying about Yabba Dabba Doo! The Alan Reed Story"
5.0 out of 5 stars
Clip-filled tribute to a master character actor November 2, 2011
By R. Nelson
A lively tribute to the life of character actor and cartoon voice Alan Reed, spiced by background music and audio clips of radio/TV shows and movies. Most of it is narrated by Alan Reed Jr. (whose father had died in 1977) but there are some bits spoken by Reed himself from 1970s interviews. Joe Barbera is heard commenting on Alan's work with The Flintstones (as Fred) and the creation of the series. Bill Marx narrates some letters Fred Allen wrote to Reed.

Teddy Bergman, later to become Alan Reed, was determined to be a stage actor, including a job in Oklahoma City and a dramatic academy. He found his way into what we now call old time radio (comedy/drama) and there are many clips of hilarious or dramatic moments from Baby Snooks, The Shadow, Fred Allen (where he did the Falstaff character), The Mel Blanc Show (an early partnership, years before they played Fred and Barney). Movie clips, too, and it's amazing to hear all the parts Alan played over the years. Joe Bevilacqua, who turns up doing some narration, puts in backing music and various clips which make this a nostalgia trip into the Golden Age of Radio. I really enjoyed all the clips, the inside info, and the journey into the life of a skillful character actor--the man who decided the best way to express Fred Flintstone's exuberance at life was to shout out, "Yabba Dabba Doo!"


Joe Bevilacqua, also known as Joe Bev is primarily known as a radio theater dramatist. However, his career has taken him into every aspect of show business, including stage, film and television, as a producer, director, writer, actor, and even cartoonist.

Not content to hide behind his microphone, Bevilacqua will be seen acting in the upcoming feature films: "The Green Blade Rises" directed A.J. Edwards, "The Fly Room" directed by Alexis Gambis, "Cold in July" directed by Jim Mickle, and "Hits" directed by David Cross. He will soon be portraying WWII British General Bernard Montgomery in the History Channel miniseries "The War"

Joe Bev can do hundreds of voices, dialects and impressions. For the upcoming movie "The Fly Room," he not only portrayed the on screen character of Uncle Dwight, he was personally commissioned by the director Alexis Gambis, to act as vocal coach to the cast during the entire shoot and wrote, produced and voiced a number of audio sound beds in the style of old time radio for use in the film.

A new Science-O-Rama with Joe Bev every Monday.
All 6-minute video episodes can viewed at:

The Joe Bev Hour airs on Dream Streams Radio
Mondays to Friday, at 11:00 am & 7:00 pm ET.
Listen at

Joe Bev also produces FOUR podcasts per week:

Science-O-Rama video #6:

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