Off and On: A New York Theatre podcast (general)

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
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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
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Writer/Performer Amanda Duarte stops by the podcast to talk about what happens when your facebook status goes viral, wishing you lived in "Old" New York, giving your dead darlings another life, finding a voice through social media and more. Support her show Dead Darlings on facebook!

Direct download: Amanda_Duarte_Final.mp3
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Actress Tina Huang stops by the podcast to talk about The Chris Rock Oscars Controversy, why "good" stereotypes can be hurtful, being an actor in New York, San Francisco and L.A., and being born at the wrong time. Follow her on twitter @tinahuang

Direct download: Tina_Huang_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:27pm EDT

Actor John Concado stops by the podcast to talk about being an Argentine in the Latino Theatre World, being a fat kid, coming to acting late in life, and why asking for help can be a good thing. Plus Jonathan Mandell stops by to talk about theatre in March. Follow him @newyorktheater

Direct download: John_Concado_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:46am EDT

This week's episode is dedicated to the 2016 Election. Bernardo talks to theatre people about what they are thinking about during this crazy election cycle. The guests in order of their appearance; Playwright Bixby Elliot, Actor Jorge Cordova, Playwright/Actor Karina Richardson, Actor/Playwright/Advocate Christine Toy Johnson, A.D. Lou Moreno, A.D. Kwame Kwei-Armah, Blogger/Podcast Host Liz Richards, and A.D. David Marcus. They talk Bernie vs Hillary, Ted Cruz, The Media, Fox News and of course Donald Trump. 

Direct download: Election_Pod_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT

Actress/Writer/Podcast Host Laura Force Scruggs comes on the podcast to talk about how her one woman show Punk Grandpa became a play, growing up in a world where you don't fit in, the theater festival scene and her amazing grandfather. Check out her show Punk Grandpa now playing at The Frigid NYC Festival. Plus friend of the podcast Bixby Elliot stops by the show to talk about what's going on in NYC.

Direct download: Laura_Scruggs_Final.mp3
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Actress/Writer Molly Anne Coogan, stops by the podcast to talk about creating her own webseries, her journey as a stage actor in New York, taking a break from your dream when health issues take over, and much more! Support her campaign for Things I Hate here:

Direct download: molly_coogan_final.mp3
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Actress Marguerite Stimpson stops by the podcast to talk about doing Elephant Man on Broadway and in London, saying your goals out loud, her early days in New York, getting replaced in a show, being in a relationship with an actor and much more! Plus the show joins The Folio Group. Check us out

Direct download: Marguerite_Stimpson_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07pm EDT