THE PLAYWRITING PODCAST
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A podcast by two friends who met at Iowa Playwrights Workshop.
Join hosts Sam Collier and Sarah Cho as they try to figure out playwriting.

121. PLAYWRIGHT: Suzan-Lori Parks Beckett’s Babies

We return to our Playwright Series where we look at a single playwright and their large body of work. In this episode, we discuss the life and work of SUZAN-LORI PARKS. We read the three plays: Venus (1996), Topdog/Underdog (2002 Pulitzer Prize Winner), and Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) (2015) to share our thoughts on Suzan-Lori Park's craft in playwriting. We hope you will check these plays out and listen to our conversation! SUZAN-LORI PARKS Venus (1996) Topdog / Underdog (2002 Pulitzer Prize Winner) Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) (2015) GLISTENS: CHO – Chip and Joanna SAM – peaches _____________________________________________ Please support Beckett's Babies by reviewing, sharing an episode with your friend! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @beckettsbabies And as always, we would love to hear from you! Send us your questions or thoughts on playwriting and we might discuss it in our next episode. Email: contact@beckettsbabies.com For more info, visit our website: http://www.beckettsbabies.com Theme Music: "Live Like the Kids" by  Samuel Johnson, Laura Robertson, Luke O'Dea (APRA) — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beckettsbabies/support
  1. 121. PLAYWRIGHT: Suzan-Lori Parks
  2. 120. We Answer Listener's Questions (Hello, Alexis!)
  3. 119. PLAY: The Two Kids That Blow Shit Up by Carla Ching
  4. 118. INTERVIEW: Erin Mallon
  5. 117. INTERVIEW: Caridad Svich

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