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Stageworthy is a weekly podcast featuring conversations on Canadian theatre. In each episode, host Phil Rickaby talks to theatre artists from different disciplines, from actors to directors to playwrights to stage managers and everything in between and beyond, about what drew them to a career in theatre, their creative practice and so much more. Episodes arrive every Tuesday, with bonus episodes now and then.
 
“One of the Top 10 Podcasts for Theatre Fans!” (Broadway World) Since 2006, this “bright, breezy, & entertaining” (The Telegraph) podcast demystifies the creative process in chats with some of the sharpest and funniest artists in the business: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic! Brian Dennehy! Playwright Lauren Gunderson! Director Mary Zimmerman! Novelist Christopher Moore! Comedian Rachel Parris! Shakespearean Sir Stanley Wells! And so many less! HEAR HERE!
 
Eric Stephen Booth, a BRIO, (Bronx Recognizes Its Own), Award winner, 2x BETA, (Bronx Excellence In Television Access), Award winner, a Playwright, Poet, Director, Filmmaker, Editor, Producer, CEO of Fruta Extrana Productions LLC and the Author of the Nemesis Horizon Project Novel Series, has ventured out into producing his own podcast.A 70-year-old black gay American male talks about his earthbound experiences living in the United States of America. This podcast is not for children or peopl ...
 
Hollywood & Levine looks at the world of entertainment, pop culture, screenwriting, and life, and takes none of it seriously. The point is to make you laugh, although useful information might accidentally slip through. Hosted by Emmy-winning writer/baseball announcer/talk show host, Ken Levine, Hollywood & Levine will feature commentary, war stories on Ken’s career (MASH, Cheers, Frasier, Simpsons), interviews, writing advice, movie reviews, snarky award show recaps, tall tales from his base ...
 
Excerpts from new plays by female playwrights. Necessary Exposure: The Female Playwright Project is a portrait and sound installation which seeks to bring visibilty to playwrights who identify as female. Through portraits and podcasts we bring awareness to what remains to be widely seen and heard.Photography and concept by Jody Christopherson.Sound plays recorded and designed by Natalie Johnsonius Neubert
 
The Arthur Miller Society Podcast was set up in the summer of 2020 by Dr. Ciarán Leinster and Dr. Ambika Singh. Intended to be a resource for school teachers, academics, casual theatregoers, and everyone in between, we'll be featuring interviews with scholars and educators; discussions of Miller productions and Miller-related media; and tell some of the less well-known stories from the life of one of America's greatest writers.
 
The Playwriting Podcast, hosted by Ken Wolf, Artistic Director of Manhattan Repertory Theatre, will offer strategies and techniques for playwrights (and writers in general) "to get out of their heads" and write better, feel more motivated, get into that CREATIVITY ZONE, find more productive ways to complete a work, and to simply have more fun creating! Each episode we will explore what works and what doesn't work, so that you can jump start your playwriting and take your work to the next level.
 
Listen closely...The Red Rabbit Podcast is a science fiction anthology series narrated by Ticket Hickory. Each season, listeners will enjoy a different story from Ticket’s extensive library of strange and mysterious tales. Fare thee well, brave travelers!Season 1-Red Rabbit: a narrative point and click adventure game. Season 2: The Endless Falling of Dreams: Orthodoxy. We read from book one of The Endless Falling of Dreams series. This literary space-opera consists of five interwoven stories ...
 
The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
 
Welcome to The Spark Parade, where we talk with artists about the work that has inspired them — to spark inspiration in you. Do you love learning about art history and what inspires artists to make great work? Are you an art and culture fanatic? Then you’ll love The Spark Parade where we speak to a variety of artists across the landscape about the great works of art that have inspired them. In each episode, you’ll learn about the history of each artwork discussed and the special significance ...
 
Elaine Acworth is a playwright and dramatist, this series of dramatic works is based on her personal journey of discovering and reconciling the image of Bill Acworth – her father, and soldier of the two world wars. My Father's Wars was funded by the Queensland Anzac Centenary Grants program. This podcast was launched as part of the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a New Generation project.
 
Theater is for everyone and we want to make it available everywhere. Soundstage is an anthological, scripted fiction series of portable stories from Playwrights Horizons theater in New York City. Featuring short-form commissions from America’s best playwrights, these audio experiences are written specifically for the ear, not translated or recorded live from the stage. Now, the theater is wherever you are.
 
Climate Follies is comedy about the unfunniest thing ever: the climate crisis. A dozen short plays (and counting) explore our unraveling climate system and the human response — or lack thereof. In Climate Follies Podcast, your host is director/producer Raphael Schwartzman. He leads playwright Jim Poyser and a rotating cast of artists to workshop, dissect, and fart around about the short plays that compose the Climate Follies stage play. Tune in to laugh, cry, and soothe your existential drea ...
 
Greetings from Meta Station, where a playwright and an English professor who have been best friends for sixteen years recap our favorite genre television shows. Check out our archive for 4 seasons of coverage of the CW's post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama "The 100," including cast and creator interviews, and join us in summer 2019 for coverage of three new streaming miniseries perfect for binge-watching - "Good Omens" on Amazon Prime, "Russian Doll" on Netflix, and "Gentleman Jack" on HBO!
 
The Father is a naturalistic drama by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The central conflict is between the Captain and his wife Laura about their daughter Bertha's future. In order to gain sole custody of her daughter, Laura tries to convince the Captain that he has gone mad. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)CastA Captain of Cavalry: Bob NeufeldLaura: Elizabeth KlettBertha: Charlotte DuckettDr. Ostermark: Algy PugThe Pastor: Bruce PirieThe Nurse: Arielle LipshawNojd: Alan MapstoneAn Orderly: ...
 
New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings in podcast form. Every month we will introduce you to new Boston area playwrights, chat with them about playwriting, read a 10-20 minute excerpt from one of their plays, and let you know how to contact them. For more info, see bostonpodcastplayers.com. Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/bpp.
 
Merced Shakespearefest is dedicated to creating and performing high quality productions of Shakespeare plays that reflect and embrace the diversity of our community. We are a safe haven and artistic outlet for all people with a desire to express themselves through the works of history’s greatest playwright, and for all who wish to enjoy the results of our efforts.
 
Always Take Notes is a fortnightly podcast from London for and about writers and writing. Hosts Simon Akam and Rachel Lloyd speak to a diverse range of people in the industry on a variety of topics, from the mysteries of slush piles and per-word rates, to how data are changing the ways newspapers do business and how to pitch a book. patreon.com/alwaystakenotes
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Pool by Paul Laurence Dunbar. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 20, 2012.Paul Laurence Dunbar (June 27, 1872 – February 9, 1906) was an African American poet, novelist, and playwright of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Much of his popular work in his lifetime used a Negro dialect, which helped him become one of the first nationally-accepted African American writers. Much of his writing, however, does not use dialect; these m ...
 
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The playwright Mark Ravenhill joins us to talk about his new play Angela. It is a tender portrait of his parents; his mother, Angela, who died in 2019, and of his father, Ted. Angela had dementia and the play is about the memories that make us, and how time is more fluid than we might think. Ravenhill began Angela as a play for the stage that he wa…
 
In Conversation with Andrew Siañez-De La O Andrew Siañez-De La O is a Boston based Mexican-American playwright and writer from El Paso, Texas. Andrew was incredibly gracious with his time and joined me to talk about his play Borderline, and his other work including his work on audio podcasts and other plays of his. We spoke about how he became a pl…
 
Living Newspaper Clippings, is a series of conversations between some of the writers and artists who are creating Living Newspaper at the Royal Court Theatre. In this episode, writers Emteaz Hussain and Jasmine Lee-Jones talk about the role of writing for self-reflection and transformation and how they responded to, and wrote for, the Obituaries se…
 
Ammonite tells the story of fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea who develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever. Set in 1840’s England and starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan. Briony Hanson reviews. In his early 20s, the actor and producer Jack Holden volunteered for the LGBT+ help…
 
Jenna is a mixed-race Director and Dramaturg based on Treaty 7 Territory. She is the founding Artistic Director of Chromatic Theatre – a company dedicated to producing and developing work by and for artists of colour. Jenna is also the Dramaturg for the Playwrights Lab at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. A passionate arts equity advocate, …
 
Shakespeare's Birthday Month continues with Part Two with our conversation with Dr Edel Semple from University College in Cork, Ireland, and Dr. Ronan Hatfull from the University of Warwick, talking about Shakespearean Biofiction onstage, screen, and this week on the page, too. We share love for both Hamnet the novel by Maggie O’Farrell and Hamnet …
 
Leila Latif reviews Too Close, ITV’s new psychological thriller starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough, which will be broadcast on consecutive nights this week.On the day that commercial art galleries are allowed to re-open in England, Rachel Whiteread discusses her new exhibition Internal Objects at the Gagosian gallery in London. The exhibition f…
 
Taylor Swift, who recently won Album of the Year at the Grammy Awards, has today released a new album called Fearless (Taylor's Version), which is an exact remake of her 2008 breakthrough album, Fearless. Music critic Sophie Harris explains why Taylor is repeating herself and reviews the new record. Tom Sutcliffe discusses HRH the Duke of Edinburgh…
 
I’ve just learned that amazing friend of the podcast and past guest Amy Oestreicher has passed. Please relisten to her interview about In Trousers and enjoy her beautiful spirit and boundless energy. ORIGINAL SHOW NOTES: Writer/performer/amazing human Amy Oestreicher comes to us with us to complete the Falsettos trilogy (by going back to Part 1). T…
 
We’re bringing you something special this week: a preview of the audiodrama Machina, from Realm. In Machina, two tech companies compete for the chance to bring AI to Mars in this workplace drama full of corporate espionage, high-stakes science, and robot dogs. Listen now at realm.fm/shows/machina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f…
 
Peggy Seeger has just released her latest album, The First Farewell, at the age of 85. She tells us about the pleasures of working on it with her family, her worries about the post-Covid music scene, getting older - and getting younger.Liverpool is about to take part in a pilot scheme testing live events. There will be an open-air film screening, a…
 
Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/scriptsandscribes S&S Live (Episode 8): "The Assistant Route" w/ veteran support staffers Erin Conley (SHADOW & BONE, IRON FIST), Shelby Enlow (SUNNYSIDE, BUCKTOWN) and Ed McCarthy (PAPER GIRLS, DARE ME). We talk about breaking in as an assistant as a route to the writers' room, what it takes to be a suppo…
 
Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/scriptsandscribes S&S Live (Episode 7): "The Multi-Hyphenate" with TV writer (A MILLION LITTLE THINGS), producer (PALM SPRINGS, WHIPLASH) and filmmaker Gabby Revilla Lugo. We talk about the path to becoming a multi-hyphenate, indie filmmaking, fellowships and answer questions live from the chat. Gabby on T…
 
***Apologies for all the technical issues. This episode is cut into three sections due to the constant problems we were having. Hopefully it's still helpful to you and we hope to have a smoother stream next time. Thanks for sticking with us!*** Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/scriptsandscribes S&S Live (Episode 6): "From Idea to Story" w…
 
Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/scriptsandscribes S&S Live (Episode 5): "Getting Your Script Pro Ready" with Liz Alper (THE ROOKIE, HAWAII 5-0) WGAw Board of Directors member, Hilliard Guess (SyFy's DEADLY CLASS) Co-Chair WGA Committee of Black Writers and Jorge Rivera (APB on Fox) Vice-Chair WGA Latino Writers Committee. We talk about t…
 
Longtime NBC/Fox scheduler/guru Preston Beckman discusses the current television landscape — all the the changes and where things might be heading. TV is evolving quickly. If you want to break in, you need to know who’s out there, what they’re looking for, and where you fit in. Preston Beckman can help guide you. More podcasts at WAVE!…
 
Ken Wolf, Artistic Director of Manhattan Repertory Theatre in New York City, presents the 221st episode of THE PLAYWRITING PODCAST. Episode: "Be Bold in your Writing and your Career!!" Get Your Play Produced! - Coaching Course https://www.manhattanrep.com/get-your-play-produced Directing for Playwrights - Home Study Video Edition https://www.manhat…
 
Katherine Parkinson is best known as an actress – she won a BAFTA playing Jen in The IT Crowd and warm praise for her performance on stage in Laura Wade’s play Home, I’m Darling. But she has also written a play, Sitting, an interwoven set of three monologues first performed at the Edinburgh Festival and now on BBC4 as part of BBC Lights Up. It is i…
 
Director Jonathan Kent was friends with Patricia Highsmith. He'd been playing Tom Ripley for a tv show, and staying in the hotel suite next door to her. She took a shine to him. Now he repays the debt with this revealing and intriguing programme to celebrate a hundred years since her birth in 1921. Although best known for the Ripley books, she firs…
 
This week, I spoke with musician Skullcrusher (Helen Balentine) about the inspiration she's drawn from Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar winning animated feature Spirited Away. We talk about powerful female protagonists being underestimated in films, the wildly imaginative style of Studio Ghibli and we marvel at the intense emotional response evoked by hand d…
 
Playwright Danielle Mohlman is back for a discussion about Adam Guettel, Brett Kavanaugh, and why what we say matters. Topics include: why we can’t separate the art from the artist, how we wrestle with loving things made by less-than-lovable people, self-care, accountability, and a little bit of Floyd Collins. Danielle Mohlman Dot Com ”A Complicate…
 
Riz Ahmed stars in Sound of Metal as a rock drummer who loses his hearing. The actor and rapper discusses learning American sign language, working with culturally Deaf actors as well as learning about addiction for his Oscar nominated performance.So far, 2021 has seen a large number of novels with a climate change theme being published. Toby Lichti…
 
Caleigh Crow is a queer Métis writer, musician, and performer from Calgary. Her work tends towards themes of metaphysics, class struggle, magic, and joy. Previous topics include: a talking crow with magical powers who transforms a grocery store clerk into the agent of her own freedom, the Antifa Supersoldier, the intersection between 12th century F…
 
Rachel and Simon speak with Rosie Nixon, editor-in-chief of Hello! and novelist. Rosie has worked in the magazine industry for more than 20 years and has previously held senior roles at Grazia, Glamour and Red. In 2017 Rosie was named Editor of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors in the entertainment and celebrity category. She is a…
 
Dr Edel Semple (bottom right, above) from University College in Cork, Ireland, and Dr. Ronan Hatfull (bottom left) from the University of Warwick convened a seminar entitled “Shakespearean Biofiction on the Stage and Screen” for this year’s annual conference of the Shakespeare Association of America, where we discussed the how and why of, among oth…
 
A year ago, the writer, poet and broadcaster Michael Rosen was rushed to hospital with Covid. Put into an induced coma in intensive care for 48 days, he underwent weeks of convalescence as he learned to walk again.Following his recovery he wrote a new book, Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS, featuring letters written …
 
Tonight's Font Row is a blue odyssey led by John Wilson as he talks to:Dr Narayan Khandekar, Director of the Forbes Pigment Collection and one of the first people in the world to recognise the significance of the accidental creation of new pigment, YInMn Blue;Artist Idris Khan is known for the use of blue in his work. He accepted Front Row's invita…
 
Minari tells the story of a Korean family who move to a farm in Arkansas in pursuit of the American Dream. The film’s director, Lee Isaac Chung, explains how his own family story inspired events in the film, and the impact Awards nominations have on his career as a director.Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege has launched an album of piano music …
 
A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it destroy her entire life's work? Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020. Extinction is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Ser…
 
A zoologist in Australia gets funding to save an endangered species from the very company that threatens its existence. Will this deal with the devil allow her to save the species, or will it destroy her entire life's work? Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood, in September 2020. Extinction is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Ser…
 
Ken Wolf, Artistic Director of Manhattan Repertory Theatre in New York City, presents the 220th episode of THE PLAYWRITING PODCAST. Episode: "What is your Genre?" New 9 week Coaching Course: GET YOUR PLAY PRODUCED! https://www.manhattanrep.com/get-your-play-produced NEW ZOOM CLASSES! https://www.manhattanrep.com/mastery-academy Playwriting Coaching…
 
Andrew Miller, the Government’s first Disability Champion for Arts and Culture, is stepping down after three years in the post. He discusses the challenges facing disabled people in the creative industries and his hopes for the future. Jenny Sealey is Artistic Director of deaf and disabled theatre company Graeae and Robert Softley Gale is Artistic …
 
Musician and filmmaker Amiture joins me to talk about the profound and immediate effect Stom Sogo's experimental short film Guided By Voices had on him as a college student. We talk about the power of abstraction in film, our mutual affection for the artform of music videos and the way that a single exposure to a piece of art can change the course …
 
A dip back into the archives with Evan Casey and some Miss Saigon talk from the early days. Featured Songs: “Mama Told Me Not to Come” from It Ain't Easy - Three Dog Night (1970) • “Bui-Doi” from Miss Saigon - Original London Cast Recording (1989) DO YOU LIKE MOVIE MUSICALS? DO YOU LIKE SONDHEIM? Then you will love our PATREON podcast The Original …
 
Novelist Nadifa Mohamed and translator Maureen Freely review the just-announced longlist for the International Booker Prize 2021.Author Joanne Harris talks to her Italian translator Laura Grandi, her collaborator of 22 years, about their special partnership.Plus writer and artist Khairani Barokka and Maureen Freely explore the question of how to ch…
 
Chelsea Haraburda Chelsea Haraburda (she/they) is a performer, producer, director, designer, and creator for stage and screen. Chelsea is proudly queer and passionate about featuring voices of socio-economic diversity, queerness, and their works seem to continuously feature their hometown, Hamilton ON. Over the past 6 years, Chelsea has performed a…
 
Dramaturg Kate Pitt joins us for a deep dive into the creation of the script for Hamlet's Big Adventure! (a prequel), on which she cast her dramaturgical magic (and which we'll finally get to tour once this stupid pandemic is over). Kate discusses HBA's intertextual conversation with Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, and its biofictional elements, and…
 
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