On this episode, the critics ponder whether some shows are too dated to revive, reach into the mail bag, and tell you which (non-NYC) theatres are worth a visit this summer.
This month’s episode is super-long because Brian James Polak traveled to the Humana Festival and spoke to two playwrights that were getting world premieres there.
On this episode, there’s so many great shows and so little time to talk about them! The critics discuss “Three Tall Women” and “Angels in America” on Broadway, plus composer Erin McKeown stopped by.
On this podcast, the critics discuss “small-show syndrome”—is programming two-handers and one-set living-room dramas a way for producers to save money, or can it be an inspiring challenge for playwrights?
This week, the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Jones joins the three critics to talk about ‘Hamilton’ on tour. Plus, ‘Angels in America,’ a history play or newly relevant?
This month, playwright Brian James Polak travels to Milwaukee, Wisc., to interview Catherine Trieschmann, the writer of ‘How the World Began’ and ‘One House Over.’
On this podcast, the critics remember the late Jan Maxwell and debate the merits of revivals: artistically safe/stale or necessary for audience building?
In this podcast episode, an interview with the playwright of ‘We’re Gonna Be Okay’ and ‘Orange Julius.’
The critics discuss the pros and cons of keeping resident acting companies, and talk to the most-produced playwright in America: Lauren Gunderson.
On this podcast, the critics discuss sexual harassment in the theatre and the powerful theatre artists accused, and debate talkbacks.