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….

77. INTERVIEW: Jonathan Spector

Hello listeners! This week, we chat with Oakland-based playwright JONATHAN SPECTOR and learn about his remarkable journey into theater. We dig deep into his play “Eureka Day” as he shares his thoughts on playwriting. Be sure to read “Eureka Day” when it becomes available! We’re so excited for you to listen to this episode. Check…

76. INTERVIEW: Marina J. Bergenstock

Hello listeners! We are so excited for you to listen to this new episode of Beckett’s Babies! We had an amazing conversation discussing all-things theater and directing new work with the one and only MARINA J. BERGENSTOCK! LISTEN TO EPISODE 76. INTERVIEW: Marina J. Bergenstock HERE! Marina J. Bergenstock (she/her) is a director, dramaturg, performer,…

75. TOPIC: Notes, Notes, Notes… Oh My!

This episode is all about receiving and providing notes on our plays. What the heck do you do with all the feedback? What are some best practices when receiving notes? When is it useful? When is it not? Can notes be too prescriptive? Or could it be more prescriptive? We attempt to discuss by sharing…