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Stageworthy is a weekly podcast about people in Canadian theatre, published every Tuesday. On the podcast, host Phil Rickaby talks to people who have pursued various theatre careers, from actors to directors to playwrights to stage managers and everything in between and beyond. Each episode explores the draw of the theatre for each individual, together with an examination of the personalities, opinions, and passions unique to theatre practitioners. Episodes arrive weekly on Tuesday, with bon ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 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.
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
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.
 
“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!
 
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. Follow us at @SoundstagePH on Instagram and Twitter. If you like what you hear and wan ...
 
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!
 
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: ...
 
Thomas Louis Buvelot Esson (1878 - 1943) was an Australian poet, journalist and playwright. He was born in Edinburgh but moved to Melbourne, Australia when he was three. He attended the University of Melbourne and began working as a journalist and playwright soon after. His best known work is the political comedy, The Time is Not Yet Ripe, first performed in 1912. It has since come to be acknowledged as an Australian classic, and has often been revived. - Summary Adapted from Wikipedia by Al ...
 
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!
 
Candida, a comedy by playwright George Bernard Shaw, was first published in 1898, as part of his Plays Pleasant. The central characters are clergyman James Morell, his wife Candida and a youthful poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who tries to win Candida's affections. The play questions Victorian notions of love and marriage, asking what a woman really desires from her husband. The cleric is a Fabian Socialist, allowing Shaw—himself a Fabian—to weave political issues, current at the time, into the st ...
 
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.
 
Talking Theater podcast celebrates theater! Your host, Marc Smith, interviews theater makers for theater people who love theatre. Actors, directors, playwrights, designers, stage managers, musicians, and other professionals will share stories about their career, their craft, and their community. You will be introduced each week to artists who make a living in the performing arts. We’re not just talking – we’re talking theater!
 
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, visual artist, playwright, composer, and novelist whose work reshaped Bengali literature and music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He became Asia’s first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. Sadhana is a collection of essays, most of which he gave before the Harvard University, describing Indian beliefs, philosophy and culture from different viewpoints, often making comparison with Western thought and c ...
 
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Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to British Film Maker, Director and Playwright, Jessica Swale. Her play Nell Gwynn won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy and Variety Magazine has listed her as a Top 10 Brit to Watch. This year, Jessica made her directorial debut in the…
 
A long tradition of the amateur detective exists in the mystery genre. The latest sleuth is Annick Boudreau, a clinical psychologist created by a Vancouver comedian, playwright, and novelist who based the character of Annick Boudreau, in part, on his own therapist. We speak with Charles Demers about the book, Primary Obsessions.…
 
To re-launch Not in Print, we spoke with Finegan Kruckemeyer about magical worlds where monsters are friends and lighthouses are boats, and on the richness and dynamism of theatre for children and young people. *** Finegan has had 94 commissioned plays performed on six continents and translated into eight languages. His work hasenjoyed seasons in m…
 
Creative force of nature Morgan Smith (Averno Township) is here to talk about two of Patrick’s favorite topics: Heathers and the state of theatre in America. Topics Include: why there is no theatre for teens, Beetlejuice, high school pressure then & now, and founding a multi-media empire in your 20s. Myth Weaver Morgan Dot Com Live from Averno podc…
 
Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco has been making music since she was a teenager. For decades now, she's recorded and released her music on her own label, Righteous Babe Records. Her music is both autobiographical and political, with influences from funk, rock, jazz and punk. She's released over 20 albums so far and her latest, "Revolutionary Love," w…
 
Episode Notes Laura was born to tell stories. Whether as a dancer with Tokyo Disney, a writer for Alumnae Theatre’s Gay Play Day, a teacher at the Toronto District School Board, or as a comédienne with Just for Laughs, Laura’s unstoppable passion in life lies in telling people all sorts of eccentric stories, whether they want to hear them or not. w…
 
Canada Energy Regulator just came out with its latest long-term energy outlook. The analysis in the report shows that with even modest new climate policies, there’s no need to build the Trans Mountain and Keystone XL pipelines, undermining Prime Minister Trudeau’s position that the expansion of oil production is consistent with Canada’s climate pol…
 
Episode Notes Thanks for joining us for episode 1 of Merced Shakes' four-part audio dramatization of William Shakespeare's The Tempest! Tonight's episode: The Storm, the Ship and the Circumstances. This production was recorded live over Zencastr by a talented group of actors from all across the United States. The production was directed by Carin He…
 
Anthony Clarvoe’s play The Living takes place in London during the plague year of 1665, and its echoes to our current moment are unmistakable. Anthony discusses how The Living (written in 1990) was inspired by the AIDS crisis of the 1980s; how he discovered his primary play’s sources; how he was galvanized by Daniel Defoe's 18th-century novel A Jou…
 
This week host June Thomas talks with cookbook author Klancy Miller, whose book Cooking Solo celebrates the joy of making delicious food for yourself. In the interview, Klancy talks about the trial and error of her career journey and how she came to focus on recipe development after studying at the Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She also discusses her pr…
 
Ah, the holiday season! The wine is flowing. In-laws are gossiping in the kitchen. And the Thompson family is indulging in their most bizarre Thanksgiving ritual: the Turkey Trot. Mischievous and tender, THE THOMPSONS by Andrew Massey (EST’s Youngblood) is a comedy about the wacky families we love, break, and remake. Arin Arbus (TFANA, Broadway’s F…
 
At a time when the Vancouver Police department is under pressure from a broad range of activist groups and the City of Vancouver to end street checks, it has formed a new neighbourhood response team in the downtown core that could lead to an expansion of this type of police activity. We talk with Meghan McDermott of the BC Civil Liberties Associati…
 
Carrie Coon is an actor best known for her roles on TV. You've seen her as Nora on HBO's The Leftovers. No one was as fearless and bold as Nora. She was angry and kind of tightly wound, traumatized by the loss of her entire family. In Season 3 of Fargo, Carrie played Police Chief Gloria Burgle: brave in the face of danger, but also baffled at human…
 
Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re looking for some fun holiday, insightful screenwriting banter and MAGIC!, look no further than the Scripts & Scribes Thanksgiving group Zoom chat: You can also WATCH the Scripts & Scribes podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mqqDeEenf34 Featuring: Scott Carr – Lit Manager/Producer, Management SGC @sgcarr82 Brenden Gall…
 
Discover Canada is the official study guide for people who are preparing to take the Canadian citizenship test. But its portrayal of Canada is far from accurate, according to five women faculty members at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. We speak with Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Professor of Critical Development Studies and Global Health at the Uni…
 
Excepting Alice. Subscribe to What is Love Actually? all episodes out 11/27/20!! Featured Songs: “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” from Alice’s Restaurant - Arlo Guthrie (1967) MERCH! T-shirts! Totes bags! BASEBALL SHIRTS! ETCETERA! DO YOU LIKE MOVIE MUSICALS? Join us on PATREON to get our patrons-only podcast The Original Cast at the Movies! This mon…
 
Actor and comedian David Cross is our guest! While you may know him best for his stand-up comedy and roles on shows like Arrested Development and Mr. Show, David joins Jesse to talk about his newest endeavor - a dramatic role in the new film The Dark Divide. He talks about the mental and physical challenges of playing that role, growing up in Georg…
 
Vancouver City Council just spent two weeks discussing the climate emergency plan they asked staff to develop last year. They heard from 75 speakers both for and against the actions recommended in the plan – and ended up passing all 37 recommendations. Ian Mass joins us on our City Beat feature with more details about the climate plan and several o…
 
Old friend (and Thanksgiving bestie) Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live) joins us for this very special 14th Anniversary episode! Rachel shares holiday memories; how she's navigated her career; and reveals who she always associates with Abba's "Dancing Queen;" the opportunities she's had and the ones she's fought for; how she's drawn to more comedi…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to cinematographer Michael Watson about what it was like to work on the HBO sci-fi series Lovecraft Country. In the interview, Michael talks about the unique challenges of shooting a period drama that features gigantic monsters. He also discusses how he was able to guide the viewer’s attention during crucial momen…
 
After his hit Nudity Rider, OBIE winner Hamish Linklater returns for another helping of irresistible comedy: the world-premiere commission THANKSGIVING FOR ONE. Marjorie Mumms (Jean Smart) would rather not be eating her holiday turkey alone at the Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. She can’t get a decent gin & tonic, her daughter is spending Thanksgiving in …
 
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is reported to be the largest private foundation in the world holding almost $47 billion in assets. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Foundation has risen to a position of even greater prominence. However as a private institution, the Gates Foundation’s interests and investments remain largely hidden from public …
 
Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to Vietnamese-American documentary photographer & journalist Daniella Zalcman. Daniella is a multiple grantee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a contributor to National Geographic and the founder of Women Photograph - an organisa…
 
Justin Trudeau once claimed that Canada had no colonial past. A new book just out from Fernwood Press would disagree. Canada In the World looks closely at Canadian foreign policy and finds a consistent pattern of colonial conquest and capital accumulation. We speak with the book’s author, Tyler Shipley, professor of society, culture, and commerce a…
 
Director/theatre artist Meg Bunn is here for a show that revitalized her theatre exhaustion. Topics Include: the glory of low stakes, the luscious voice of Katrina Lenk, the beauty of simplicity, and it's just a good show. good to see you Podcast Playbill’s “The 17 Most Tony Award-Winning Works of All Time” by Logan Culwell-Block Subscribe to What …
 
Now in its sixth year, Louder Than A Mom is a monthly storytelling show that celebrates voices you don't usually get to see or hear. Co-founder Dee Ryan (left) talks about how LTAM evolved and reveals many moments of generosity; her comparisons to Mary Shelley; how she and co-hosts Kate Hill and Erin McEvoy Mason create their ever-growing community…
 
The Canadian government has announced that the final provisions of the Secure Air Travel Regulations are now in force. These new regulations modify Canada’s No Fly List regime but, according to the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, they do not address the basic problems that plague the system and continue to result in the undermining …
 
More than 150 residents of long-term care and assisted living homes have lost their lives to Covid-19. However, tens of thousands more have been deeply impacted by the loss of connection to family and loved ones. Seniors Advocate Isobel MacKenzie says there have been more calls, letters and emails on the issue of visit restrictions than any other s…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Jenny Thompson, story producer for the long-running U.K. medical drama Casualty. In the interview, Jenny explains what a story producer does, and why it’s different from a script-writing job. She also shares what it’s like to create character arcs for a show with such a long and rich history and explains how the…
 
At a laundromat in Istanbul, a chatty seamstress (Carol Kane) and a guarded, young academic (Melis Aker) discover that they're linked, and haunted, by the myth of the same man. Written by, starring, and featuring original music by Melis Aker (Kilroys List, Ars Nova Play Group), SCRAPS AND THINGS also marks the PoA return of legendary Oscar nominee …
 
On October 7, a huge crowd of people gathered outside a court building in Athens. They were waiting to hear the verdict in the trial of 68 members of the far-right organization Golden Dawn. The hearing was the biggest trial of fascists since the Nazi trials at Nuremberg after WWII. The crowd in Athens erupted with joy when news emerged that the jud…
 
We're joined by rapper A$AP Ferg of the A$AP Mob. Born Darold Durard Brown Ferguson Jr., he grew up in Harlem in an area dubbed "Hungry Ham." His music is hard to define but if you had to you'd need to include hip hop, trap, dubstep, house and soul. He's helped to redefine the term "New York rapper." His latest album is called Floor Seats 2. Ferg j…
 
Ali Jones is back talking to our best-loved creatives about how they caught their breaks. This week Ali chats to Comedian & Writer Lucy Porter. Lucy has toured the world with her stand up and, closer to home, is a TV & BBC Radio 4 comedy regular. She also co hosts the Fingers on Buzzers podcast, thanks to her life long love of quiz shows. Her 2020 …
 
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