On this week’s podcast, Lynn Nottage discusses the presidential election and her new play ‘Sweat.’ Plus the editors discuss ‘Hamilton’s America’ and ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music.’
This week’s guest is Greg Reiner, the director of theatre and musical theatre at the NEA, who assures us that the state of the arts is strong. Plus, the editors discuss all-gender bathrooms and high school theatre.
In this week’s episode, we welcome Robert Askins, author of “Hand to God,” aka the most-produced play in America! Plus, we invite some critics to discuss the play and whether it deserves to be on top.
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.