92. INTERVIEW: Andy Boyd

Hello listeners!  This week’s guest on the show is ANDY BOYD! Andy Boyd is a playwright based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. His play The Trade Federation, or, Let’s Explore Globalization Through the Star Wars Prequels is available through NoPassport Press, and his play Three Scenes in the Life of a Trotskyist is available as a podcast. To…

91. PLAYWRIGHT: Caryl Churchill

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 CARYL CHURCHILL. We read the three plays: Owners (1972), Cloud Nine (1979), and Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp (2019)  to share our thoughts on Naomi Churchill’s craft…

90. TOPIC: Writing Love in Playwriting (Happy Valentine’s Day!)

This episode is all about LOVE for all you lovebirds (or singles) out there in this special ‘very on-theme’ episode. We share our general thoughts about writing love, and why is it so cringy? How do we make it fresh and not clichéd? Can we even avoid writing about love? We also share some different…

89. PLAY: The Flick by Annie Baker

Every month, we pick a play to discuss and this month’s play is “The Flick” by Annie Baker. We discuss what we noticed, what we liked, and questions that came up while reading the play. Note: There are some spoiler alerts! We highly recommend you read the play before listening to this episode! LISTEN TO…

88. New Year! New Season! SAME OLE BABIES!

Listeners! We are back for Season 3! Did you miss us??? Just admit it. You missed us! In this episode, we check-in and share what’s new on the horizon for Beckett’s Babies. LISTEN TO EPISODE 88. New Year! New Season! SAME OLE BABIES! HERE Next week, we’ll be discussing the play “The Flick” by Annie…

87. SEASON FINALE: The Year of Terrible Twos

Hi Listeners… This week is our last episode of Season 2! Also known as our year of the terrible twos… How do we feel about that?! We might be a couple of two-year-old podcasters but boy, did we have such an incredible year of spectacular guests on the show! If we had the time, we…

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 Vivo, Pride Films and Plays, Prop Thtr, and others….

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…