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.
A special bonus episode features voicemails from playwrights all over the country about this extraordinary historical moment and how they’re faring.
Jose talks to the playwright about her (now closed) show ‘Endlings’ and to Wai Ching Ho, who starred in it.
The playwright of ‘Plano’ and ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ talks about Dallas theatre, existential crisis, and the difference between love and empathy.
The critics talk with the ‘Girl From the North Country’ playwright about his work and its meanings, and discuss ‘Mockingbird’ at MSG, a new take on ‘Dracula,’ and a James Baldwin revival in D.C.
Jose talks with the ‘Wicked’ star, currently doing a cabaret residency and soon to star in the musical ‘Lempicka.’
This week the topic is how personal experiences inform criticism, as the critics touch on ‘Mac Beth’ at Hunter Theater Project, ‘Gun and Powder’ at Signature Theatre, and ‘Medea’ at BAM
Jose talks to Mamie Parris and Mauricio Martínez, stars of ‘Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber’ at Paper Mill Playhouse.
The playwright of ‘graveyard shift’ talks about football, spoken-word poetry, and finding a home in the theatre.
This week Jose records a live episode with the playwrights behind ‘Ain’t No Mo’ and ‘Stew.’