In this solo episode, Brian reflects on the podcast’s origins, frets about the future, and finds hope in an elder’s advice.
The critics return to consider when theatre will return, how to cover it when it does, and how not to succumb to Zoom despair.
The critics talk to Tamilla Woodard, co-artistic director of Working Theater, about her experience of racism in the theatre and her recommendations of how to fight it.
This pre-pandemic conversation with the exciting helmer behind ‘Endlings’ and radical stagings of ‘Ragtime’ and ‘Carmen’ holds hope for the art form.
The award-winning playwright records the joys and challenges of daily life on a farm in rural Oregon during the pandemic lockdown.
The critics talk with Jeremy Wein of Play-PerView, take a question about theatre safety, and recommend shows they’ve viewed.
This week the critics debate streamed and recorded theatre vs. live, and dip into the reader mailbag.
This month, an anthology of scenes and monologues from 15 plays whose premieres were cut short by COVID-19.
The critics talk to Woolly Mammoth’s Maria Manuela Goyanes about theatre in the age of COVID-19, and discuss the relative merits of online theatre.
This week the critics sign in remotely to talk about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on theatre, and what they’re doing with no shows to see.