86. SPECIAL TOPIC: The Songwriting Process with Ryan Oliveira This week, we’re doing a topic episode led by a returning guest on the show. You may know him from our previous episodes. It’s Ryan!  Ryan Oliveira is a playwright, performer, songwriter, and theatrical jack-of-all-trades currently living in Chicago. His work has been developed with Teatro…

85. INTERVIEW: Kevin Kautzman

Hello listeners!  This week’s guest on the show is Kevin Kautzman! Kevin is a playwright originally from North Dakota, living in Minneapolis, whose work has been performed around the UK and the US. Kevin first studied playwriting at the Royal Court Theatre in London and has been a fellow at the Playwrights’ Center and Michener…

84. INTERVIEW: Alex Lin

Hello listeners!  This week’s guest on the show is Alex Lin. Alex is an award-nominated Asian-American playwright and ex-STEM kid from Bergen County, New Jersey. Her plays have been workshopped and produced at the Women’s Theatre Festival, The Rude Mechanicals in Washington, and Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Professional Training Company. She is this year’s 2020…

83. PLAYBACK: Sean David DeMers Interview

LISTEN TO EPISODE 83. PLAYBACK: Sean David DeMers Interview HERE Hey listeners, we’re starting something new and exciting. If you’ve been enjoying our show — be sure to sign-up for our new monthly newsletter. Visit our website at http://www.beckettsbabies.com to sign up for our newsletter today.  This week’s episode is a “PLAYBACK” episode with our…

82. INTERVIEW: Dr. Lisa Quoresimo

Hello listeners! This week, we had such an incredible time chatting with the one and only Dr. Lisa Quoresimo! In this episode, Lisa tells us all about the voice and how it’s shaped by bodily practices. You don’t want to miss our interview! LISTEN TO EPISODE 82. INTERVIEW: Dr. Lisa Quoresimo HERE! Dr. Lisa Quoresime…

81. PLAYWRIGHT: Naomi Wallace

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 NAOMI WALLACE. We read the three plays: In the Heart of America (1994), Slaughter City (1996), and The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek (1998) to share…

80. INTERVIEW: Mack Gordon / Theatre In The Dark

Hello listeners! This week, we chat with Artistic Producer and resident playwright of Theatre in the Dark, Mack Gordon. He is the co-adapter and performer of “A War of the Worlds”, which will be playing this October 15th until November 21st. Be sure to check out the links below to learn more about the show…

79. INTERVIEW: Katrina D. RiChard

Hello listeners! This week, we chat with playwright, actor, producer and director Katrina D. RiChard. Katrina digs deep into playwriting by sharing her thoughts, experience, and encouragement to write. Her new play “Call for the Wailing Women” will premiere as part of Black Lives Black Words International Project, ‘Plays for the People’, an online play…

78. PLAY: Ballyturk by Enda Walsh

As part of our monthly play series, we pick a play to discuss and this month’s play is “Ballyturk” by Enda Walsh. The play was recommended to us by one of our listeners Meredith Bartmon for this month. We discuss what we noticed, what we liked, and questions that came up while reading the play….