An orbiting holiday audio drama.

Joy to the World follows Joy, an astronaut alone on the ISS, as they take calls from around the world on a lonely Christmas Eve. It's about end-of-year holiday spirit in general, exploring different experiences of what makes this time of year special. Catch our broadcasts this December!


Cast & Crew


Quick Facts
Rating: G
Genre: Slice of Life
Episode Length: 3 to 15 minutes
Official Launch Date: Dec 13
Episodes release daily through Dec 24.
Limited series, 12-episode production.
Transcripts released alongside audio.
More Facts
Tagline: An orbiting holiday audio drama.
About the show: Joy to the World follows Joy, an astronaut alone on the ISS, as they take calls from around the world on a lonely Christmas Eve. It's about end-of-year holiday spirit in general, exploring different experiences of what makes this time of year special.Full Show Credits
Voice Actors: Tal Minear, Jude Stonecypher, Hannah Wright, Becca Marcus, ItMe!, Caroline Mincks, Nikko Goldstein, Cole Burkhardt, Khalila Marie, Dany Ellett, Andrew Siañez-De La O, Brad Colbroock, Newt Schottelkotte, Leslie Gideon, C. S. W., Mason Amadeus, Nathan Comstock, & Nic Fray.
Writers: Nathan Comstock, Ali Hylton, Hannah Wright, Claudia Elvidge, Caroline Mincks, Leslie Gideon, Andrew Siañez-De La O, Newt Schottelkotte, & Tal Minear.Composer: Ali Hylton, who made our theme music.Director: Hannah Wright, who oversaw all live recordings.Artist: Tal Minear, who made our cover art.Dialogue Editors: Nikko Goldstein, Brad Colbroock, & Nathan Comstock, who cut all the conversations together.Sound Designers: Tal Minear, Brad Colbroock, Claudia Elvidge, & Nikko Goldstein, who built the world of each episode.Producers: Ali Hylton, Claudia Elvidge, Hannah Wright, & Tal Minear, who made this little show a reality.Showrunner: Tal Minear, who handled transcripts and show notes.The show notes of each episode credit those those worked on that specific episode, save producers, who worked on them all.

Cover Art