#137: CSI: Ben McGinley

Ben McGinley and Laura Holway talk about their fringe show, CSI: Ben McGinley, its personal story, and its myriad technical elements.

Ben McGinley.

00:00-07:20: Ben leaps into describing the roots of the show, including how it ties in with “adoption, addiction, and solitude”.

07:20-14:41: Laura and Ben describe working together and how the development of the show has progressed throughout the last few months. We also talk more about Ben and his adoption process.

14:41-17:57: We move into talking more about the various design elements–the use of video, images, and sounds.

17:57-23:23: Laura talks about directing and keeping all the design elements (and Ben McGinley) in check. Ben also compares working on his solo piece with his other fringe show, #Ringtone, where he works with multiple actors.

23:23-25:38: We wrap up with mention of Laura’s blogging for MN Playlist, #Ringtone, and kind words for Casebolt and Smith.

CSI: Ben McGinley plays August 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th, and 13th at Intermedia Arts as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival.

[podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/csibenmcginley.mp3[/podcast]

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