Off and On: A New York Theatre podcast

Actor/Rapper/Poet Malcolm Barrett stops by the podcast to talk about growing up in New York, preparing as much as the material demands, performing at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, why he continues to do theatre in L.A., being "The Black Guy", getting to have a voice on set, and why he's only a third of the way through his career. Follow his band at, and him on twitter @malcolmbarrett

Direct download: Malcolm_Barrett_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02am EDT

Playwright Leah Nanako Winkler stops by the pod to talk about her new play Kentucky at EST, writing in rehearsals, growing up in a bicultural home, the Mikado controversy, and her hopes for this production. Follow her on twitter @leahnanako

Direct download: Leah_Nanako_Winkler_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:50pm EDT

Director/Playwright/Composer Julian Mesri stops by the podcast to talk about reframing the conversation about diversity, what is a "latino" play, growing up in a New York Theatre family, theatre culture in other cities and much more! Support his theatre company Sans Comedia and follow him on twitter @enemyofthestage

Direct download: Julian_Mesri_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT

Playwright/Actor Nandita Shenoy stops by the pod to talk about critics and comedy, growing up in an Indian family in Buffalo, what happens after your show closes, having to write yourself a role in order to play a love interest and more!

Direct download: Nandita_Shenoy_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am EDT