For the final podcast of the year, the editors plumb the year-end thoughts and feelings of critics from the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.
For the critics’ final episode, they consider the life and legacy of Sondheim and reflect on how theatre has grown and changed in the 4 years they’ve been podcasting.
This month Brian talks to the author of ‘Doubt’ and ‘Moonstruck’ about the struggles of his early years and the hard-won wisdom of his later ones.
The stars of ‘Dana H.’ and ‘Is This A Room’ talk about their approach to 2 very different but similarly challenging real-life characters.
This month Brian talks to the Brooklyn-based playwright about fighting back against abuse, hustling past gatekeepers, and finding her authentic voice.
For this episode, the editors talk to the artistic director of Atlanta’s True Colors Theatre about the city, the theatre, and the art form.
The playwright of ‘Middletown’ and ‘Thom Pain’ talks about his new Ibsen adaptation, ‘Gnit,’ the often winding pursuit of the self, and the lessons of community.
This month the critics talk to the star of ‘Hadestown’ about darkness and empathy, and share their theatregoing highlights.
In this episode we talk to critics on both coasts (with JR holding down the Midwest) about criticism, in-person theatre, and Twitter vs. TikTok.
This month Brian talks with the playwright and audio dramatist about ‘The Honeycomb Trilogy,’ guardian angels, and ‘Doctor Who.’