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20 minutes | 6 days ago
The Fire Within feat. Maz Jobrani
Comedian and actor Maz Jobrani (Pandemic Warrior, Back To School With Maz Jobrani) plays a wise man with an on-fire imagination in this clever tale from Turkey, Balochistan, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, the West Indies, and the Hispano community of New Mexico.
23 minutes | 13 days ago
The Governor’s Puzzle feat. Tiffany Espensen
Tiffany Espensen (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Kirby Buckets) stars in this Chinese folktale about thinking outside the box and inside the boat.
19 minutes | 20 days ago
Encore: The Queen's Gift
This favorite episode from our archives is in loving memory of an actor you've heard in numerous Circle Round stories, including this one: Delores King Williams.
18 minutes | a month ago
Mangoes in the Middle feat. Utkarsh Ambudkar
In this tale from India, Utkarsh Ambudkar (Brittany Runs a Marathon, We Are Freestyle Love Supreme) plays an ingenious royal advisor who cunningly proves the true owner of a fruitful treasure.
20 minutes | a month ago
Counting Crocodiles feat. Tiya Sircar
In this playful tale from Indonesia and Malaysia, Tiya Sircar (Star Wars Rebels, The Good Place) plays a cunning mouse deer who teaches a cantankerous crocodile a lesson.
24 minutes | a month ago
The Uncommon Offering feat. Ruthie Ann Miles
Tony Award Winner Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I, All Rise) stars in this Paraguayan story about giving the most rare and precious gift of all.
24 minutes | 2 months ago
The Red Leather Shoes feat. Madhur Jaffrey & Aasif Mandvi
Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show, Evil) and Madhur Jaffrey (Madhur Jaffrey's Curry Nation, I Feel Bad) co-star in this Indian story about a wise king, a generous shoemaker, and a priceless pair of shoes.
23 minutes | 2 months ago
The Wind Catcher feat. Lea Salonga
Tony Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Misérables) headlines this Marshallese tale about how the first sailboat came to be.
22 minutes | 2 months ago
Encore: One Speckled Hen
This week, we bring back a favorite story from the archives: Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Full Monty) stars in a Jewish tale that tests the old adage, "Finders keepers, losers weepers."
22 minutes | 2 months ago
All The King’s Dogs feat. Rory Culkin & Jeremy Sisto
Jeremy Sisto (Law and Order, FBI) and Rory Culkin (Waco, Halston) co-star in this Hungarian story about two farmers, one wise king, and a whole mess of canines.
21 minutes | 3 months ago
The Fishermen’s Leftovers feat. Marc delaCruz
In this magical tale from Japan, Marc delaCruz (If/Then, Hamilton) plays a lowly cook whose kitchen scraps bring him a golden reward.
26 minutes | 3 months ago
The Horse of a Different Color feat. Christina Anthony & Lindsay Mendez
Christina Anthony (Mixed-ish, Key & Peele) and Tony winner Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, All Rise) play a one-of-a-kind horse and rider in this enchanted tale from across the Spanish-speaking world.
27 minutes | 3 months ago
The Head and the Heart feat. Hrishikesh Hirway & Joshua Malina
Joshua Malina (The West Wing, Scandal) and Hrishikesh Hirway (Song Exploder, The West Wing Weekly) co-star in this Jewish tale about two brothers who make two very different ways in the world.
25 minutes | 3 months ago
Three Little Critters feat. Mason Gooding & Allen Maldonado
Mason Gooding (Love, Victor; Scream 5) and Allen Maldonado (Sneakerheads, The Last O.G.) co-star in this East African story about the big power of a little teamwork.
25 minutes | 3 months ago
Encore: The Emperor's Challenge
As we ring in the new year, we bring back a favorite episode about planting the seeds of honesty, starring Nikki SooHoo (Star Wars Resistance, The Resident) and Christine Toy Johnson (Iron Fist, Come From Away).
18 minutes | 4 months ago
Encore: A Bird in the Hand
As we celebrate the winter holidays, we revisit a favorite episode from season two: Broadway legends Rebecca Luker and Danny Burstein play a talking bird and spoiled prince who explore the meaning of true wisdom.
21 minutes | 4 months ago
Ariana’s Music feat. Mireille Enos
Mireille Enos (Hanna, The Killing) headlines this new spin on an ancient Greek legend about an instrument that captivates everyone who hears it, whether they have skin, scales, hair, hides, feathers, or fur.
23 minutes | 4 months ago
The Three Tests feat. Kiera Allen
Kiera Allen (Run) plays a wise woman whose cleverness is tested by her father long after he's gone in this story from Armenia, Greece, Russia and the Jewish tradition.
25 minutes | 4 months ago
The Twin Monkeys feat. Julia Nickson & Lizzy Capri
Julia Nickson (Rambo: First Blood Part II, The Unbidden) and YouTuber Lizzy Capri headline this Tibetan and Burmese tale about finding treasure, playing tricks, and monkeying around.
66 minutes | 5 months ago
Simple Gifts: Circle Round's Season-of-Giving Special
To celebrate the season of giving, we bring you a special mega-episode revisiting four of your favorite Circle Round stories about generosity.
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