In this week’s podcast, we discuss our favorite shows of 2016, give you some behind-the-scenes highlights of some notable AT stories, and talk to Kris Vire about what’s going on in Chicago with the Neo-Futurists.
On this week’s podcast, director Lisa Portes stopped by to discuss Latinx theatre in Chicago, and directing work for young audiences. Plus, the editors discuss the responses we’ve been getting from artists about the election.
This week, we welcome playwright Sarah DeLappe. Plus, the editors discuss what artists can do post-election and #FairWageOnStage.
On this week’s podcast, the guest is Desdemona Chiang, who discusses setting ‘The Winter’s Tale’ in China and why her mother named her after the tragic ‘Othello’ heroine. Plus, the editors discuss #FairWageOnstage.
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.