On today’s podcast, I talk to Neil Bardhan who steps into the role of Executive Director. We talk about his educational background, improvisation and storytelling and the goals set for the future of Broad Street Review. Here is my interview with Executive Director, Neil Bardhan.Read More
On today’s podcast, Associate Editor, Kyle V. Hiller stopped by to talk about his start in journalism, what makes him unique and his own podcast “Casual Misfits Radio”. Here’s my interview with Kyle V. Hiller.Read More
On today’s podcast, Richard Chan and Bi Jean Ngo talk about Interact’s production of “The Great Leap” by Lauren Yee. The aftermath of The Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution lay the foundation for a rival Basketball game 18-years in the making. Here’s my interview with Richard Chan and Bi Jean Ngo. Stay Tuned.Read More
On today’s podcast, Alaina Johns, Editor-in-Chief, talks about her role at Broad Street Review. We discuss getting into journalism, dealing with feedback and finding a balance when not curating the intersection where art and ideas meet. Here is my interview with Alaina Johns.
On today’s podcast, meet Austin Nedrow who plays Christopher Boone in Walnut Street Theatre’s production of “The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Nighttime”. You may remember the Broadway hit or the 2017 One Book Philadelphia focus on Mark Haddon’s book turned play by Simon Stephens.
I spoke with Austin about turning 18 on opening night, being a triplet, college plans and juggling the demands of a regional production all while finishing senior year of high school. So, what are you doing with your life? Here’s my interview with Austin Nedrow.Read More
On today’s podcast, we visit The Proscenium at The Drake to talk about Interact Theatre Company’s production of “HYPEMAN: A Break Beat Play” written by Iris Goodwin and directed by Ozzie Jones. Kyle Glenn (Pinnacle) and Bianca Sanchez (Peep One) sit in to break down this piece and talk a bit about hip-hop culture and its connection to their lives. We even get a sample rap from the piece as a tease at the end. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, we sit down with Director Kathryn MacMillan to talk about Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal”. Beginning in late 70’s London, the story is told backwards to reveal the clues that were hidden in plain sight the open doors that expose the lies that bind together a triangle between Emma, Robert and Jerry in a piece that is presented in the middle period of Pinter’s career and his masterpiece. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, I return to Plays and Players Theatre for another helping of 1812’s This Is The Week That Is! Celebrating the 13th production of this Philadelphia staple, I sit down with Justin Jain and Sean Close to talk about this year’s crazy and what to expect from the production and the recognition from The American Theatre Wing. We even weigh in on the Turkey Pardon. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, we head over to Arden Theatre Company to chat with Grace Gonglewski who plays Nora in Arden’s production of A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, directed by Tracy Bridgen. Part 2 picks up 15 years after the original piece only, written over 100 years later. How’s that for layering. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, we make our way to The Sedgewick to chat with Quintessence Theatre Group about the current production, “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, adapted and directed by Alex Burns. We are also joined by Michael Zlabinger (Victor Frankenstein) and Hannah Wolff (Elizabeth Lavenza) who break down the world we enter into as the Sedgewick is transformed into a warehouse where the story plays out. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, I caught up with one of the most dynamic and ever-present people in our community today. Christina May, known as “Mz. Frizzle”, lights up a room and wraps us all in a blanket of her love and unflinching support of the creation of art in many forms. You cannot miss Mz. Frizzle in a creative space. It’s as if an unexpected gift entered the room. Stay Tuned!Read More
On today’s podcast, Terry Brennen drops by to talk about the origins of the Tribe of Fools production, “Fly Eagles Fly” which, presents a verses of who’s a true fan and a #NotRealFan. We use that as a platform to talk about fandom and community. Philadelphia is a unique city and our love for the game is very special. Whether you are a theater geek or a sports nut, fandom blurs those lines. Stay Tuned!Read More