Monthly Archives: April 2011

On Revealing and Mystery

The subject of the podcast revealing too much about a show’s plot and thereby ruining the mystery (and therefore preventing people from actually seeing said show) was raised last week during a twitter exchange. This is my ongoing concern, and…

#169: Mike Hallenbeck

Composer Mike Hallenbeck discusses the music of Sexy Librarian: File Under Rock Musical. Last week, I attended Sexy Librarian rehearsal–the first one wherein they began to integrate the live band–and recorded songs. This was in preparation to the interview with…

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Wits at the Fitzgerald

Last Friday night, I went to the MPR program Wits at the Fitzgerald and took my microphone with me. No, I didn’t record the entire show, but if you want a taste, just head over to the Wits site. I…

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Spin Spin Spin

I feel it’s a rare occurrence when you get a taste of a show that you’ll likely never see again. I don’t mean revisiting Hamlet by seeing another production, but legitimately experiencing the same show again and being reminded about…

Progress!

Currently I’m reading Michael Shermer’s Why People Believe Weird Things. So far it’s excellent, and while he was writing about science’s progressive nature, he mentions other areas that don’t share similar goals: Pseudoscience, nonscience, superstition, myth, religion, and art are…

#168: Joel Sass

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…

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Dark

We’re dark this week. Next week we’ll be back and featuring Joel Sass and an interrupting washing machine. Since you have free time on your hands that you may have spent listening to the show, I ask that you do…

Part III: Pushing the Envelope

And now, the final episode… [podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/envelope.mp3[/podcast] If you missed the other episodes, here are Part I and Part II.

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