When Nathan Shelton founded ARCANE, he set out to bring together a cabal of like-minded creatives who share a passion for all things dark, twisted, and mysterious.  Together, the artists of ARCANE create numerous stage, screen, live event, and audio productions as well as the design and fabrication of specialty makeup effects, masks, & props for industry and consumer applications.


Welcome to FRIGHTMARE THEATRE, where your nightmares come to life! ​

The Frightmare Theatre Podcast is a horror anthology audio drama series from ARCANE, featuring fully produced adapted & original radio plays for your listening terror. Join host, Doctor Necropolis, and the rest of the Frightmare Theatre team as they introduce a variety of suspenseful stories that are sure to send shivers down your spines!

Time to turn down lights and turn up the TERROR with THE FRIGHTMARE THEATRE PODCAST! www.FrightmareTheatrePodcast.com



Broadcasting from a decrepit radio studio across the astral plane, the Frightmare Theatre team strives to make your nightmares a reality. Each eerie episode brings new terrifying (and at times hilarious) horror radio dramas to life. SUBSCRIBE today on your favorite Podcast app!
EPISODE 3.1: Piper’s Passing
Piper Landry’s unique gift of communing with the dead has led her to a small town in Louisiana, where she must stop a vicious serial killer before they claim their next victim in, “PIPER’S PASSING”.
Written & Directed by NATHAN SHELTON

STARRING: Angelia King, Jordan Fox, George Cron, Alma Rodriguez, Nathan Shelton, Heath Hillhouse, Andy McMurtrey, Brittney Greer, and Daniel Martinez
MUSIC & THEME: Chris Porcelli & Allison Johnston
SPECIAL MUSIC:  This episode features the hit song, “SUPERNATURAL” by Deltaphonic!  Check them out at https://www.deltaphonic.com/ OR their YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCXfB-cTShbFkSvP8IUWY4A / INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/deltaph0nic/ & SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0St0UP4Ko93saAbyvRGhx8?si=Z2VBlsQqTPmoSgEwyfYahA


Audio Book

From the producers of The Frightmare Theatre Podcast, comes YELL FIRE, a serial horror novel by Jeremy Shelton.

Something bad is happening.  In the first part of Jeremy Shelton’s serial horror novel, YELL FIRE, we are introduced to a town on the brink of a new contagious horror and a few of the poor souls trapped in its wake.

Listen NOW wherever you get your podcasts. 

YELL FIRE is produced by Arcane Productions.
Written by Jeremy Shelton

Narrated by Nathan Shelton
Music by Bryan Arata

Find more snarky short fiction from author, Jeremy Shelton at IRREVERENT NATION



Bryan Arata is a film composer based in Los Angeles. Nathan Shelton is an actor, writer, and director living in Chicago. The two have had a friendship spanning almost 20 years, since their early days of artistic collaboration in Southwest Missouri. After years apart working through their own fair share of trials & errors, the two decided to reconnect on a regular basis to check-in, learn, laugh, inspire, and discover what it is that makes them push forward in the crazy world of entertainment as they navigate life, love, and… existential dread! Take a listen and join the conversation!

**JOIN THE CONVERSATION!** Bryan & Nathan love to hear from listeners. If you love what you hear (or hate it) hit us up! We value your unique perspectives, insights, and even topic ideas for future episodes. Reach out to the show at lifeloveanded@gmail.com.