Director and designer Joel Sass discusses his artistic beginnings, the Mary Worth Theatre Company, and the Jungle Theater’s current show, Next Fall.
00:00: We start at the beginning of Joel’s career and discuss how he became the artist he is today.
03:27: Joel fills me in on the history of the Mary Worth Theater Company.
09:06: The unique experience of revisiting a show.
13:45: We transition into discussion about Next Fall, beginning with when Joel first saw it in New York and continuing onto the show’s premise.
19:02: Balancing the comedic and serious.
20:33: Joel’s dual role as a director and set designer.
22:43: Before we end the podcast, I ask Joel about advice he has for artists making the transition into the semi-professional and professional stage of their careers.
Next Fall runs through May 22nd at the Jungle Theater.