#150: Jeremy Pickard

Playwright and co-director of Venus (a play about energy), Jeremy Pickard talks about acting, green theater, and his Planet series.

00:00-02:93: We begin in New York City and Jeremy’s time there as an artist.

02:93-07:48: In which we shift gears and discuss Jeremy’s concept of green theatre.

07:48-15:07: We get into the Planet Plays and the themes surrounding each: Uranus (a play about waste), Mercury (a play about poison), and Neptune (a play about water).

15:07-19:31: In which we discuss Venus (a play about energy).

19:31-21:45: We talk more on Venus’ collaborative dances and their creation

21:45-23:93: As this is the second staging of Venus, we talk on how it has developed between its first and second productions.

23:93-26:31: What’s in store for the remaining Planet Plays.

Venus (a play about energy) runs from September 17th to October 3rd at the Firefighter’s Hall and Museum in Northeast Minneapolis.

The Venus trailer can be found here.

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

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