29. Sam Interviews Sarah

Sam interviews Sarah Cho…. and you won’t believe what she says! Or maybe you do but… listen anyways! Listen to Episode 29: Sam Interviews Sarah here. Thanks so much for listening to our show!We are a two-woman operation in creating this podcast show.Please help to support Beckett’s Babies by reviewing, sharing an episode to your…

28. Sarah Interviews Sam

Sarah interviews Sam Collier…. and you won’t believe what she says! Listen to Episode 28: Sarah Interviews Sam here. Find out next week when Sam interviews Sarah. Stay tuned! We are a two-woman operation in creating this podcast show.Please help to support Beckett’s Babies by reviewing, sharing an episode to your friends, or follow us…

27. Plays that Haunt Us

What are the plays that have haunted you? In this episode, we discuss plays that we have seen or read that’s stuck with us long after they’ve been seen or read. The plays can also be the ones you haven’t written yet and are stewing in your mind or the ghost-twins of the plays you…

26. Don’t Wait for Permission with Reina Hardy

Playwright Reina Hardy joins us on this episode to discuss all things playwriting, theater, teaching, and more. Reina is a delightful and incredible human being. We also share our pet peeves on rejections so don’t miss out on this episode! Listen to Episode 26: Don’t Wait for Permission with Reina Hardy here. Reina Hardy’s plays,…

25. Talkbacks / Post-Show Discussions

In this episode, we share our thoughts on talkbacks and post-show discussions. What are the different approaches or structures to talkbacks? What are talkbacks for? In an ideal world, what would a talkback provide to artists, audience members, and the theater institution? What are the pitfalls of talkbacks? What makes them go wrong? How can…

24. Formatting Plays

Listeners, sometimes you gotta learn the format to break it. In this episode, we discuss the standard format for playwriting, different writing programs to use for playwriting, and what we love (or sometimes we don’t love) about the format. Listen to Episode 24: Formatting Plays here. Please support Beckett’s Babies by reviewing, sharing an episode…

Episode 23: How Meaning is Made with Jenni Page-White

Literary Manager (and fellow Iowa alumn) Jenni Page-White joins us on this episode to share her experiences as both a dramaturg and literary manager. This is a great episode for our listeners who are interested in dramaturgy and have been thinking about literary management as a profession! Jenni gives us some thoughtful insight into the…

Episode 22: How Does a Playwright Make Money?

Let’s talk money! In this episode, Sam and Sarah discuss how playwrights can earn a living writing plays and what is really out there for a playwright. We could only pack so much and we feel this conversation is ongoing so we’d love to hear your thoughts on this as well! LISTEN TO EPISODE 22:…

Episode 21: Rehearsing a New Play

What’s it like to rehearse a new play? Sam and Sarah share their own personal experiences with rehearsals and its pros and cons when rewriting a new play. How do you feel about rehearsals? LISTEN TO EPISODE 22: REHEARSING A NEW PLAY HERE Send us your questions or thoughts on playwriting and we might discuss…