I’m joined by the cast of Penner vs. the Hydra, in which we discuss the origins of the Maximum Verbosity, ensemble work, and myth.
00:00: The cast is introduced and we celebrate the first podcast of the New Year.
01:24: philip talks officially about the history and formation of Maximum Verbosity.
03:14: We branch into talking about myth, what phil calls his “corner of geekdom.”
04:50: I ask phil specifically about what constituted a company “shift” during last season.
07:51: The conversation flows to ensemble work within the company.
10:10: As we shift into Penner vs. the Hydra, we discuss its creation, the cast, and direction.
16:28: Additional information on the action of the play and the “definition” of love.
19:35: The podcast finishes out, with mentions to Kirsten and Dean and Joking Envelope productions which will be sharing the space with Penner vs. the Hydra during its run at the People’s Center Theater.
Penner vs. the Hydra runs from February 4th to the 12th at the People’s Center Theater.