101. PLAY: Kim’s Convenience by Ins Choi

Every month, we pick a play to discuss and this month’s play is “Kim’s Convenience” by Ins Choi! To make it even more interesting… we also watched the TV version of the play! We discuss what we noticed, what we liked, and questions that came up while reading the play AND seeing the pilot episode…

100. INTERVIEW: Brian James Polak (HAPPY 100TH EPISODE!!!)

HAPPY 100TH EPISODE, LISTENERS! For those who’ve been with us from the beginning, we can’t thank you enough for going on this journey with us. For those who just recently learned of the show, welcome and thank you! We appreciate all your support and always tuning in. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you. …

99. TOPIC: Writing Groups

Hello, listeners! In this week’s episode, we are here to discuss the topic of Writing Groups. Have they been helpful? When is it helpful? When is it not? Are they effective in getting you that next rewrite? A lot of questions to answer so be sure to tune in.  LISTEN TO EPISODE 99. TOPIC: Writing…

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…

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…

74. INTERVIEW: Deborah Yarchun

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 playwriting with fellow Iowa playwright DEBORAH YARCHUN! Deborah Yarchun’s honors include two Jerome Fellowships at the Playwrights’ Center, a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship, the 2020 Neukom Literary Arts Award for Playwriting,…

65. TOPIC: Writing Artistic Statements

Have you ever written an artistic statement? Every playwright, at some point in their career, has to write an artistic statement, or what others might call a “Manifesto”. Whether it be for a playwriting opportunity, or for your website, it might be good to have one in your arsenal ready to go. In this episode,…