Off and On: A New York Theatre podcast

Costume Designer Courtney Flores stops by the podcast to talk about how she got into costumes and design, her work at Cafe Onda and Howlround, close calls, the goals she still has for her career and theatre in the Bay Area

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

Co-AD of The Cherry Lane Theatre Janio Marrero stops by to talk about his fundraiser for Mexico and Puerto Rico "Indestructible" happening Oct 22nd at The Cherry Lane. We also talk about taking over a theatre with so much history, why he doesn't just cast himself in every play and about the theatre companies that inspire him. 

Direct download: Janio_Final_-_10_9_17_5.20_PM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42pm EDT

Director David Mendizábal stops by to talk about how he picks projects, how to direct a reading, growing up without anyone like you on TV and much more. Check out his website:

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:15pm EDT

Set Designer Raul Abrego stops by to talk about being shy, growing up in South Texas and how he found his way to being a set designer. Plus we talk having a big mouth, your signature as a designer, and keeping it real with your friends.

Direct download: Raul_Abrego_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm EDT

Actor/Playwright Maggie Bofill stops by the podcast to talk about the nerves of a writer vs the nerves of an actor, going to Cuba for the first time, the early days of LABrynth Theater and much more!

Direct download: Off_and_On.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54am EDT

The Casting Directors from the Public Theatre stop by the podcast to talk about all things casting and auditions! We talk what not to do in the room, why your reputation matters, and what got them into casting!

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:33pm EDT

Playwright/Actor Charise Castro Smith stops by the podcast to talk about her love of Shakespeare, writing plays when you are busy writing for TV, the process of getting your pilot sold and then made, and much more! Produce her plays Feathers and Teeth and The Hunchback of Seville!

Direct download: Charise_Castro_Smith_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:59pm EDT

Actress Dana Ivey stops by the podcast to talk about why she loves the rehearsal process, why shoes matter for an audition, preparing for your "big break", feeling like you belong, and why theatre helps us understand our world. Follow her on Twitter @hekasia 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:15am EDT

Actor/Writer Donaldo Prescod comes on the show to talk about watching old productions of plays that you are about to be in, posting on Facebook about your achievements, growing up in a Military family, the balance of narcism and delusion and more! Get tickets to Topdog/Underdog at

Direct download: Donaldo_Prescod_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

Playwright/Dramaturg/Producer Zak Berkman stops by the podcast to talk about juggling his many theatre hats, starting a theatre company during a crazy election, how to curate a successful talkback, balancing being a parent with being a theatre person, his role as Producing Director at the People's Light and more! Produce his plays, read him on HowlRound and find him on Facebook!

Direct download: Zak_Berkaman_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm EDT