This week’s guest is composer Derrick Wang, whose opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is an exercise in bipartisanship. Plus, the editors discuss politics and artists’ compensation.
This week’s guest is Kilroys cofounder Joy Meads, who discusses gender parity. Plus, our staff takes apart ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.’
This week’s guest are actors, and brothers, Jason Dirden and Brandon J. Dirden. They discuss August Wilson, acting together, and how they never audition for the same role. Plus, the editors discuss brownface in Chicago, and the late Zelda Fichandler.
This week’s guest is English director Josette Bushell-Mingo, who discusses her Swedish production of ‘A Raisin in the Sun.’ Plus, the editors talk #tcg16, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, and Pokemon Go.
For our first live edition of the podcast in D.C., we invited some local artists to the TCG Conference to chat the state of D.C. theatre, artistic transitions, and Donald Trump.
In this special edition of Offscript, we have a 10-minute audio recording of August Wilson delivering his seminal speech, ‘The Ground on Which I Stand,’ followed by a discussion among leaders of two black theatres, Penumbra’s Lou Bellamy and National Black Theatre’s Jonathan McCrory.
This week’s guest is Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, who is directing an all-male production of ‘Taming of the Shrew.’ Plus the editors discuss their summer plans.
Erica Daniels, president of Second City Theatricals, discusses the institution’s new-play development initiative and the art of casting. Plus, the editors talk Tony nominations.
This week’s guest Lue Douthit, director of Play on! at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, discusses translating Shakespeare. Plus the editors talk about Humana.
This week’s guests are performance artists Rebecca Mwase and Cynthia Ling Lee, who discuss cultural appropriation versus cultural exchange as it relates to Beyoncé. Meanwhile, the editors sound off on the ‘Hamilton’ casting nontroversy.