Best Playwright podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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Royal Court Associate Playwright Simon Stephens talks to some playwrights including April de Angelis, Rachel De-lahey, Tanika Gupta, David Hare, Robert Holman, Dennis Kelly, Alistair McDowall, Anthony Neilson, Joe Penhall, Lucy Prebble, Anya Reiss, Polly Stenham and Enda Walsh.
 
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Steal the Stars
Monthly
 
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.
 
Is he the world’s greatest playwright? Make up your own mind with these original, innovative productions & casts that would sell out the West End in minutes. Lend them your ears.
 
Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.
 
What do a comic book writer, photographer/musician and playwright/filmmaker have in common? They all ended up working together in advertising. But they never left their original creative passions behind. Dan Chichester, Mark Bellusci and Jeff Bratteson learned that keeping their creative passions alive is not a hobby; it’s a vital part of what they do, who they are, and how they succeed both financially and creatively. Now they’re podcasting the thoughts and discoveries that keep them perpet ...
 
Playwright and Screenwriter, Sonhara Eastman, gives you an in-depth look into the anger, shame, envy and hope of someone battling infertility by sharing her own experiences.
 
Audio podcast adventures from the mind of award-winning playwright and performer Robert Crighton - stories, drama, comedy and general audio sound things coming to you every week directly into your ears. You can support 'The Worlds of Robert Crighton' at www.patreon.com/robertcrighton
 
The official podcast of AMERICAN THEATRE, the national publication for the American not-for-profit theatre. Range of topics include playwright interviews, critical roundtable discussions and the latest shows coming up as recommended by our staff.
 
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Not So Ancient
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Hosted by theatre professionals, Jonathan Castanien and Peter J. Kuo, Not So Ancient is a podcast that looks back at the history of Asian American Drama. Every episode follows a conversation with the duo, joined by a guest, after having read a play written by an Asian American playwright that was first produced more than 10 years ago. Join our hosts on a deep dive into the not so ancient Asian American theatre canon as they discuss plots, themes, history, and community through a play each ep ...
 
Award winning playwright, actor, director, and podcast Everett Robert brings you a new play in ten minutes or less every week. Get a taste of radio theater in ten minutes or less.
 
Prospect Park Productions NZ is proud to present Dark Dunedin: Heaven Looks On, a three-part thriller podcast, with a Gothic Dunedin as its beating heart. As you accompany the protagonist on her journey, you’ll discover – or re-discover – nostalgic, historic, and supernatural features of and in the city; the whoosh of Lamson pipes at Penroses Department Store, twinkling stars in the St James theatre, and Kēhua, sprites, and demons dancing under the moonlight in the Town Belt.When a young wom ...
 
News, features and interviews from the world of professional theatre throughout the UK.
 
Shakespeare Country showcases the rich cultural heritage at the heart of England around Stratford Upon Avon in Warwickshire where England's most celebrated playwright was born. A Podcats production for www.shakespeare-country.co.uk.
 
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Inside Acting!
Weekly
 
Learn the inner secrets of the acting business. We bring entertaining to entertainment. Hosted by actor\writer William Powell.
 
In a unique weekly podcast, Edith Bowman sits down with a variety of film directors, actors, producers and composers to talk about the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films, from their current release to key moments in their career. The music chosen by our guests is woven into the interview and used alongside clips from their films.https://twitter.com/soundtrackingukhttps://www.facebook.com/Soundtrackingwithedithbowman/https://play.spotify.com/user/soundtrackingwithe ...
 
Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into -- be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre, or comedy -- q is there. Expect deep insight, and ...
 
Serious Eats' podcast Special Sauce enables food lovers everywhere to eavesdrop on an intimate conversation about food and life between host and Serious Eats founder Ed Levine and his well-known/famous friends and acquaintances both in and out of the food culture.
 
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The Witch Wave
Monthly
 
The Witch Wave is a podcast for bewitching conversation about magic, creativity, and culture. On each episode, host Pam Grossman speaks with a leading visionary about art and Craft.
 
OPB's weekly journal of arts and creative work.
 
A series of podcasts in which we'll go behind the scenes of brand new productions from the RSC and discuss the themes behind the plays of the world's greatest ever writer.
 
We will discuss topics about spirituality, holistic health, energy, relationships, nutrition, aromatherapy, peace, harmony, prosperity, & Divine Love.
 
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The Afternoon Show
Monthly+
 
The pick of key events in Scottish cultural life. Keeping you in the know about books, film, theatre, tv, arts and music. Monday to Thursday afternoons
 
We spend most of our time working, so what does it take to (mainly) love what you do? How do even the most gifted, talented, intelligent, ambitious, disciplined, imaginative, inventive, and lucky people develop their point of view, find meaning, serve a greater good, deal with work place politics, rejection, finances, boredom, red tape, logistics, and creative roadblocks? What are the perks or enjoyable about forging your own path? Catie Lazarus and her guests delve into beauty, banality and ...
 
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MikeyPod
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Podcasting about art and activism since 2005.
 
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SallyPAL
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Discussions and advice for creating original performances for a live audience!
 
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Chat With Joe
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Insightful interviews with local LGBT actors, playwrights, directors, producers, comedians, psychotherapist,butchers, bakers and candlestick makers! If they're LGBT we got them! With your host Joe Marshall openly gay New York based playwright, actor, producer and director. Join us in the Fun, Live from the Gay Apple!
 
Maritime Noon is a one-hour program devoted to delivering informative reports and interviews which explore issues that are of interest to Maritimers. Join host Bob Murphy weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.
 
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The Bradshaw Boys
Weekly
 
A podcast where three relatively grown men (Cory Cavin, Jon Sieber, Kevin James Doyle) watch the iconic HBO series Sex and the City for the first time ever and discuss. Produced by Jeremy Balon at Seltzer Kings Studios in Brooklyn.
 
Sioux City Talk Radio 1360am 94.9fm
 
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Coming Up Next
Weekly
 
How do the world’s top creatives make a life of their own design? How does their idea of success change over the course of a career? And what makes them silly? More than a decade into giving the life of an artist a red-hot crack, I’ve come to one finite conclusion - making a life out of your passion is bloody hard. So, in a moment of existential madness/inspiration (you be the judge), I turned to people who have created success by following their creative juices to find out how they’ve done it.
 
The Self Publishing Journeys podcast is a weekly show for all indie authors.Show host Paul Teague interviews self- published authors about their writing journeys, passing on hints, tips and tricks along the way.He'll also chat to experts in related fields - proofreaders, development editors, cover designers, PR specialists, author platform creators - and they'll be offering their best advice and strategies.
 
The high-art low-brow minds behind Bloomsday Literary bring you interviews with the creatives you should know, but don’t. Poets, novelists, memoirists, & short story writers join co-hosts Kate and Jessica as they take a respectful approach to investigating the writer’s art and an irreverent approach to getting the nitty-gritty on the hustle for publication and exposure. Most of us writers making a living by the pen occupy somewhere between the ubiquitous bestsellers and the people who want t ...
 
Ever wanted to hang with a dominatrix, comedian, famous health guru, or Italian prince? Here's your chance. Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is organic, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths.
 
Join host Abigail Wright, in this podcast highlighting the lives of people who balance extraordinary levels of happiness and success.
 
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Dream Nation
Monthly
 
This podcast features interviews with people who are making the world a better place. The discussions offer ideas for creating a better society. Discussions are around tech, social good, diversity, women, STE(A)M, funding, sustainability, entrepreneurism, and life. Amplifying the conscious frequencies on planet earth. Be the light, spread the light.
 
A lighthearted yet revealing look at the challenges of a career in the arts.
 
Friendly and honest conversations with men about sex and feminism. Hosted by Samantha Pressdee.
 
Don't Quit Your Daydream is a new weekly podcast featuring interesting people with cool and/or unusual hobbies.
 
A Broadway Producer's Opinion on Everything Broadway and Beyond
 
If you love documentary films, hear from the top storytellers on Pure Nonfiction. Host Thom Powers is well-connected in this world as a documentary curator for the Toronto International Film Festival, DOC NYC, and SundanceNow Doc Club. He leads conversations that are frank, funny and revealing. Listen to interviews with Oscar-winning filmmakers Barbara Kopple, Alex Gibney, and Roger Ross Williams; as well as the directors of “Making a Murderer,” “Weiner” and “OJ: Made in America.” Often the ...
 
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Five Things
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How do the objects we love define us? What can we learn from the things we treasure? And how can we discover a life story through those objects? Five Things, from 89.3 WFPL and Louisville Public Media, explores those questions and more.
 
Informative & Intimate Interviews w/ Global LGBT Leaders & Their Allies Hosted by Emmy Award Winner Charlotte Robinson.
 
Adventures in the art of Lively Conversation
 
Empowering South Florida's Creative Community
 
Popular publicist and entertainer Jennifer Perry interviews today's most interesting people. Guests include Greg Dybec, Harvey J. Kaye, Kasim Sulton, Michael Fleeman, Dianne Fanning, Rudy Sarzo, Blayr Nias, Simon Wood, Hollie Overton, Frank 'DeVille' Greenfield and more!
 
A podcast dedicated to patching the potholes of Cleveland one story at a time.
 
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The Queer Arabs
Weekly+
 
There are at least 4 of us. Four queer Arabs (2 co-host the English episodes and 2 co-host the Arabic episodes) discuss love, sexuality and more within a cultural context. Join a Lebanese trans woman, a Saudi lesbian (English episodes) and two queer Iraqis (Arabic episodes) for all the drama that comes with trying to stay with our culture while being true to ourselves.
 
The Kingdom Driven Entrepreneur Podcast seeks to inspire, inform, and equip entrepreneurs of faith to operate their businesses completely yielded and in partnership with our awesome and limitless God.
 
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Halifax winner of poker jackpot talks about why he donates his winnings to charity, Feedback on banning plastic bags, Phone-in with dog behaviour expert Silvia Jay.
 
Cornel West, Wendy Brown and Rev William Barber are among the thinkers and activists captured in the new film “What is Democracy?”. Filmmaker Astra Taylor previously made two other documentaries on philosophers “Zizek!” and “Examined Life.” In addition to her work as a filmmaker, she’s also the author of “The People’s Platform” and the forthcom ...…
 
The retail council of Canada advocates for a uniform approach across the Maritimes to plastic bags. A wheelchair user recounts their struggles to get around Moncton with snowy and icy sidewalks. Phone in: are virtual assistants a friend or foe? What has your experience been like with Siri, Alexa or Google?…
 
Singer-songwriter Corey Hart opens up about his 20-year hiatus and why he's now making his return to music. Jael Richardson shares her latest book recommendation: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker. The New York Times' Charo Henríquez explains why a special run of Hamilton in Puerto Rico has been a lifeline to many residents affected by the ...…
 
In this career-spanning interview, Corey Hart looks back on his life and achievements. This year, Hart will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, where he will join the likes of Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell.
 
Ally Thompson - A Life In Paint is at the Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie until Feb 21st.
 
Country Singer Devin Dawson in Session
 
Erica Feldmann is the owner and founder of the iconic Salem shop, HausWitch Home + Healing, where she sells magical housewares and spell kits, hosts witchly classes and events, and offers divination and healing sessions. Erica is also the author of HausMagick, a book that teaches readers how to transform their homes with witchcraft, and which w ...…
 
The award-winning playwright talks about early inspirations, breakthroughs, and how Naomi Iizuka pushed to write look inward to find her voice.
 
Computer security expert on official reports into failures that allowed breaches of NS government website, Feedback on surviving accidents during outdoor adventures, Phone-in on how occupational therapy can help treat mental illness
 
Hollywood screenwriter Mike White tells us why he decided to put his career on hold to go on the reality television show Survivor. Director Chris Smith discusses his new documentary about the now-infamous Fyre Festival. Director Karyn Kusama talks about exploring the darker aspects of the human experience in her latest film Destroyer.…
 
Mike White might be best-known as a writer, actor or the man behind the critically-acclaimed HBO series Enlightened, but this year he added an unusual credit to his resume - playing himself on Survivor. He joined Tom Power to chat about finishing second on the most recent season of the reality TV staple, called Survivor: David vs. Goliath, and ...…
 
Director Karyn Kusama is known for making films about women who are angry, traumatized or haunted by their mistakes. In her latest film, Destroyer, Nicole Kidman stars as a police detective who wears her grief physically.Two years ago, Kidman publicly vowed to work with more female directors and Kusama was one of her first calls. Now, Kusama is ...…
 
Fyre Festival took over the headlines in 2017 when affluent festival goers travelled to the Bahamas to enjoy top musical acts and party with supermodels on a private island. That's how the event was advertised at least. As you might remember, the disastrous music festival left thousands of attendees stranded without food or amenities, setting s ...…
 
Evangeline Weiss, Leadership Programs Director at the National LGBTQ Task Force talks about the 31st Creating Change Conference with Emmy Winner Charlotte Robinson host of OUTTAKE VOICES™ that takes place from Wednesday January 23rd through Sunday January 27th at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. The Creating Change ...…
 
Houston’s Poet Laureate Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton closes our season 2 with a bang. We clink glasses as we talk about the intersection of poetry and community, and she explains how limiting her allotment of news to her once-a-week date with Trevor Noah keeps her sane, and we petition Hollywood to make more movies about breastfeeding moms. The sigh ...…
 
Paradise Lost, Some Kind of Monster, I Am Not Your Guru - are just three of the films that make up the career of one of the most significant non-fiction filmmakers out there. Joe Berlinger has two new projects coming up, both tackling the same primary character - Ted Bundy. One is a true crime docu-series for Netflix, Conversations With a Kille ...…
 
Author: Brad Meltzer (with Josh Mensch) Book: THE FIRST CONSPIRACY: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington Publishing: Flatiron Books (January 8, 2019) http://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Brad_Meltzer_to_air.mp3 Synopsis (from the Publisher): Taking place during the most critical period of our nation’s birth, The First Conspiracy tell ...…
 
Nassim Soleimanpour is an Iranian playwright who has put together an immersive work that looks at his life and how language has the power to unite and divide us.
 
NB couple describe falling through ice while snowmobiling and how close they came to dying, Auto expert Doug Bethune takes calls
 
Kristen Roupenian is the writer behind 'Cat Person', the short story that went viral on The New Yorker website back in 2017. She's releasing her first collection of short stories called You Know You Want This.
 
Kristen Roupenian, the writer behind the short story "Cat Person," and Nassim Soleimanpour, an Iranian playwright, are on the show today.
 
https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/918168-episode-173-david-chase.mp3 Like Beetlejuice, David Chase has appeared. His name had been uttered at least three times by so many of my previous podcast guests that I had to have him on. And as you’ll hear in this podcast, he didn’t disappoint. David sits in a very unique musical position on Broadway sho ...…
 
Like Beetlejuice, David Chase has appeared. His name had been uttered at least three times by so many of my previous podcast guests that I had to have him on. And as you’ll hear in this podcast, he didn’t disappoint. David sits in a very unique musical position on Broadway shows, getting a view into the creation of scores from a vantage point t ...…
 
Two episodes of Soundtracking in 2019 - two five-star films. Following Yorgos Lanthimos's appearance to discuss his subversive period drama The Favourite, Jon S Baird joins us for our latest show to talk us through the music in his much-vaunted Laurel & Hardy biopic, Stan & Ollie. Starring Steve Coogan and John C Reilly, Stan & Ollie tells the ...…
 
The first episode of the year has me chatting about my failed attempt to make Red Velvet Cupcakes...and I mean utter failure. I hurried through the prep and ended up with inedible red mushy hockey pucks. Such wasted time and effort and ingredients. What wasn't a waste of my time, though, was a recent chat I had with Marc Kudisch. I met him at t ...…
 
By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
Ezra Klein, co-founder of Vox and host of the podcast “The Ezra Klein Show,” talks to Catie Lazarus about tribalism, fan fiction to the data on dry humping. Plus, after leaving Saturday Night Live, Sasheer Zamata’s stand up career continues to flourish, from her special Pizza Mind to performing with Nicole Byer, and how she and Amy Schumer met. ...…
 
Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-12-01-2019/By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
Don’t turn away. Sometimes even the most awkward situation can be spun into something wonderful. This week: cringe-worthy national events make for brilliant satire, a new play mines liberal guilt surrounding disability, and the story of the most bizarre art festival ever.
 
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a Mexican-Canadian artist whose art is always changing -- because it depends on you. He makes these big, interactive installations that require you to physically do something.
 
Dream Hampton executive produced Surviving R. Kelly because she believes the best way to shed light on his predatory history is through visually documenting and explaining that history
 
Today on q: filmmaker and journalist dream hampton, q This music panel with Tabassum Siddiqui and Lisa Christiansen, artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer.
 
Call for citizen scientists to track invasive pest threatening hemlock trees, Feedback on bed bugs, Phone-in with the authors of "Saltwater Mittens"
 
The following content may contain strong language. Click here to return to the main podcast page. To subscribe via iTunes click here. Full introduction by Simon Stephens: “There is something of a gesture of disguise to the plays of Laura Wade that I find to be as powerful as it is playful. Her 2005 play Colder Than Here might, for example, have ...…
 
Ellie and Alia ask each other questions for a get-to-know-you episode. Learn about Ellie’s trashy taste in books and Alia’s trashy taste in TV. On a more serious note, E & A talk about their families, a little about their upbringings, and more.
 
Fail, fail Again, fail better - Samuel Beckett Welcome to the show notes for Episode 46 of Sally’s Performing Arts Lab Podcast. Chris O’Rourke, playwright, director, Irishman and critic joins me from Dublin, Ireland on episode 46 of SallyPAL. To hear his authentic (and very appealing) Irish brogue, you need to find the episode on your favorite ...…
 
I have a confession: Until Daniel Gritzer told me about The White Moustache a couple of months ago, I 'd never heard of it, much less its founder, Homa Dashtaki. Now, after interviewing Homa and trying her yogurt, I can tell you that Daniel was right when he said it would change my life. First of all, the yogurt is so tasty, so thick and creamy ...…
 
Journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell turns his attention to music with a new podcast called Broken Record. Actor Vinnie Karetak talks about his new play Kiviuq Returns and the importance of reclaiming Inuit folk legends. Director Catherine Gund presents a gateway to the music of Chavela Vargas. Canada Reads host Ali Hassan discusses the 2019 ...…
 
Ali Hassan returns for a third year as the host of Canada Reads, CBC's annual battle of the books. Today, he joins Tom Power to discuss the books that made the longlist for 2019.
 
Actor Vinnie Karetak joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about the importance of performing traditional Inuit stories in Inuktitut to southern audiences.
 
NB woman describes feeling an earthquake, Feedback on workplace bullying, Phone-in on dreaming about people who have died
 
Review of The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman. With Stephen Carty and Nathanael Smith
 
Writer Minda Honey has an advice column for Louisville's LEO Weekly, and she's working on a memoir about her dating life. She also really, really loves her rice cooker.By support@louisvillepublicmedia.org (Louisville Public Media).
 
Novelist Ches Smith talks about being depressed and vulnerable while being male, the inherent difficulties of writing characters who act suspiciously like a lot of the people you work with — but WHO ARE NOT THEM — and how writing metafiction offers a way to take the undesireable parts of yourself to their logical and worst conclusions, so you c ...…
 
The Boys are back for 2019! They compliment Kevin's figure from the Slow Carb Diet, talk taking an Uber Pool with Samantha, and explore how SATC is in a whole new gear at this place in the series. Be sure to rate The Bradshaw Boys 5 stars on iTunes and we’ll know you actually mean 5 Cosmos. Instagram: @TheBradshawBoys Twitter: @TheBradshawBoys ...…
 
The Boys are back for 2019! They compliment Kevin's figure from the Slow Carb Diet, talk taking an Uber Pool with Samantha, and explore how SATC is in a whole new gear at this place in the series. Be sure to rate The Bradshaw Boys 5 stars on iTunes and we’ll know you actually mean 5 Cosmos. Instagram: @TheBradshawBoys Twitter: @TheBradshawBoys ...…
 
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