The Subtext is a podcast where playwrights talk to playwrights about the things usually left unsaid. In a conversation that dives into life’s muck, we learn what irks, agitates, motivates, inspires, and ultimately what makes writers tick.
On this episode of the Subtext, Brian finishes up his series of interviews recorded at the recent National New Play Network Showcase of New Plays.
Will Snider shares his experiences connecting with NNPN after graduating from college, and how the relationships he developed with theatres who have produced his plays has created a cadre of people invested in his career. Snider’s play How to Use a Knife received a Rolling World Premiere through National New Play Network.
Anna Moench was represented at the NNPN showcase with Mothers. She discusses how being a mother has changed her perspective on what’s important in regards to her career, her friendships, and what she writes.
Finally, Steve Yockey (Blackberry Winter, Mercury), the poster child for NNPN success, talks about being roommates with most-produced-playwright Lauren Gunderson back in their pre-graduate school days, and how some advice early on helped him to focus his writing on what mattered to him most.
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