Robin Rodriguez takes us to "A Good Place NOT To Be"

On today’s podcast, I touch base with Robin Rodriguez, local playwright who has decided to to go beyond the traditional staged reading in order to visualize a new play in progress titled “A Good Place Not To Be”. An earlier piece presented in the 2009 SPARK Showcase brought to life the work that after life happened, began to show signs of a through line in totalitarianism and reflection of power dynamic, miss-information and relationships. Stay Tuned!

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“An Oak Tree” grows in Exile’s new home!

On today’s podcast, Deb Block met me outside the new “Exile Building” for an audible tour as Theatre Exile prepares to open “An Oak Tree” by Tim Crouch featuring Pearce Bunting and a slew of notable Phialdelphia Artists and special guests like Evan Jonigkeit, Zosia Mamet and Paul Giamatti. Stay Tuned!

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Inis Nua's American premiere of "Box Clever" by Monsay Whitney

On today’s podcast, I spoke with Tom Reing about the Inis Nua American Premiere of “Box Clever” by Monsay Whitney. We explore first impressions, how this piece resonates with past roles, current situations in the U.K. and the U.S. and how Philly Theatre Week presents opportunities for new audiences to engage in the conversation. Stay Tuned!

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CJ Higgins and Jenn Adams unpack "My Gay Agenda" and "We'll Sleep When We're Dead"

On today’s podcast, we explore “My Gay Agenda”, a podcast features members of the creative LGBTQIA community. CJ Higgins and Jenn Adams talk about the origins of this podcast and where their other creative pursuits lie, including “The Hum”N”Bards Theatre Troupe’s production of “We’ll Sleep When We’re Dead”. Stay Tuned!

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Let's talk about "Clown Sex Ed" with a Tribe of Fools

On today’s podcast, Tara Demmy and Zachary Chiero stop by to fill in the gaps on some terrible sex education received growing up. Using clowning as the vehicle, Tribe of Fools aims to educate, entertain and have a little fun at the expense of everyone’s favorite topic in Health class. Stay Tuned!

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An Idiopathic "DreamGirl"

On today’s podcast, we return to Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium to talk with Tina Brock and Brittany Holdahl about Elmer Rice’s “DreamGirl”, set in one of the chapels of St. Mary’s Church at Hamilton Village on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. We discuss the production itself and dive into the church and its history. Stay Tuned!

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Jessica M. Johnson - The Color Purple, Theatre Horizon

On today’s podcast, I sit down with Jessica M. Johnson who plays “Celie” in Theatre Horizon’s Regional Premiere of “The Color Purple” directed by Amina Robinson. To say this production “Gave Me Life” is a huge understatement! To see a celebration of artists of color on stage with such a dynamic production team  laying the foundation, it’s no wonder why the production has been extended twice! Listen as I try to contain myself and breakdown this piece with Jessica. We even get a sample of her voice but, you have to listen all the way through to hear!! Stay Tuned!

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A little "Salt Pepper Ketchup" with playwright Josh Wilder

On today’s podcast, I sit down with local playwright , Josh Wilder to talk about the co-production of his play, “Salt Pepper Ketchup”, which focuses a lens on the gentrification of the Point Breeze neighborhood of Philadelphia where we both live. We talk about the journey of this piece and the changes to the neighborhood that make this piece so relevant right now. Stay Tuned!

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Crafting "In-Between" with Ibrahim Miari

On today’s podcast, I sit down with Ibrahim Miari whose production “In Between” is on stage at Walnut Street Theatre’s independence Studio on 3. We talk about the origins of the piece today’s political distractions and the inner struggles that resonate and relate to us all. Stay Tuned!

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1812 shares a few "Broken Biscuits"

On today’s podcast, I take a trip to Plays and Players Theater to meet and chat with the cast, Amanda Jill Robinson, Leigha Kato and Mike Macri for the season opener of 1812 Productions, the American Premiere of “Broken Biscuits” by Tom Wells. We discuss cafeteria politics, being weird and why #TheatreKidsAreTheBestKids,  Stay Tuned!

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