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…

96. PLAYWRIGHT: Sarah Ruhl

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 SARAH RUHL. We read the three plays: Melancholy Play (2001), The Clean House (2004), and For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday (2017)  to share our…

95. TOPIC: Understanding Writer’s Resume

Hello, listeners! This week, we will be discussing a topic on writing resumes and CV. What is the difference between the two? Why is it important? Should we even have different versions? What should be on there? What do we add on our resumes specifically for a writer? What does that look like? A lot…

94. INTERVIEW: Daniel Olivas

Hello  listeners!  This week’s guest on the show is DANIEL OLIVAS! Daniel Olivas is the author of nine books of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. His first full-length play, Waiting for Godínez, was selected for the Playwrights’ Arena 2020 Summer Reading Series. Daniel was selected for Circle X Theatre Co.’s inaugural Evolving Playwrights Group where he…

93. PLAY: Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Every month, we pick a play to discuss and this month’s play is “Fairview” by Jackie Sibblie Drury. 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…

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…