Monthly Archives: July 2009

#75: Night One of the Fringe

We’re on the ground at the Southern, Rarig and Bedlam spaces. Come along as we meet up with Carin Bratlie, Brian O’Neal, Rachel Hanley, Jimmy Hogg, Christopher Kehoe, Aaron Christopher and Heather Stone. Fringe, HO! Shows mentioned: Monster Bard Fiction…

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#74: Damon Rudman

In the final interview before the fringe proper, I speak with Damon Rudman, creator and solo performer of The Problem of the Body: Why is our society ashamed of bodily urges? Take a listen. Perhaps you’ll learn something! [podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/damonrudman.mp3[/podcast]

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#73: Aaron Christopher

Aaron Christopher, founder of Urban Samurai, stops by to talk about his company’s entry into the Minnesota Fringe Festival, Livelihood. They were called up last Monday by the Fringe Festival office and offered a place. The pressure was on. Livelihood,…

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#72: Anthony Rydberg and Mark Benzel

Anthony Rydberg and Mark Benzel stop by and to enlighten me about The Aspect Lab Theatre Company’s first production, Foolproof, to be performed at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. [podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/foolproof.mp3[/podcast]

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#71: Paul von Stoetzel and Ariel Pinkerton

Listen as Paul von Stoetzel and Ariel Pinkerton wax philosophical on the nature of violence as we delve into Killing Joke Productions’ entry into the Minnesota Fringe Festival, Harold Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter. This is a doozy of a podcast,…

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#70: Aaron Greer, Noe Tallen, Ben Tallen and Brian Watson-Jones

More Minnesota Fringe Festival fun as I speak with the production team behind Bard Fiction, the first show by Tedious Brief Productions. Bard Fiction is an Elizabethan retelling of Pulp Fiction, based on the internet phenomenon. Bard Fiction plays at…

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#69: Sarah Wash

Sarah Wash of The Great Heresy Theater talks about her company and Strange Weather, Great Heresy’s entry into the Minnesota Fringe Festival. You’re in for a treat, ladies and gentlemen. As I am in this show–my first role as an…

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#68: Brian Columbus and Wade Vaughn

We delve 100 years into Minnesota history as Brian Columbus and Wade Vaughn talk about Balance Theatre Project’s The William Williams Effect, set to go up at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. [podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/williamwilliams.mp3[/podcast]

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#67: Natalie Novacek and Christopher Kehoe

We continue exploring Minnesota Fringe Festival shows today with Natalie Novacek and Christopher Kehoe, director and actor respectively with Theatre Pro Rata’s production of Monster. As mentioned in the podcast, you can visit the Monster blog for more Monster goodness.…

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#66: Heather Stone

Today on the feed I talk with Heather Stone–a.k.a. “Porkchop”–about Sandbox Theatre’s upcoming Minnesota Fringe Festival show, June of Arc. June of Arc runs August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 8th at the University of Minnesota’s Rarig stage. For a…

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