Recent Podcasts

Most Recent Podcasts

Theatre History Podcast # 16
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Theatre History Podcast # 16

Exploring the Surprising—and Disturbing—Origins of “Jingle Bells” with Kyna Hamill

19 December 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Kyna Hamill about her research into the background of the holiday carol "Jingle Bells."

Theatre History Podcast # 15
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Theatre History Podcast # 15

Fiona Coffey on Women in Northern Irish Theatre During The Troubles

12 December 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Fiona Coffey about women theatre artists in Northern Ireland

Theatre History Podcast # 14
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Theatre History Podcast # 14

David Mandelbaum Talks About New Yiddish Rep’s Revival of God of Vengeance

5 December 2016

Michael Lueger talks with David Mandelbaum about a new production of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance.

Theatre History Podcast # 13
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Theatre History Podcast # 13

Staging a Medieval Play in the 21st Century with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes

21 November 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Kyle A. Thomas and Dr. Carol Symes about why medieval theatre is more relevant than ever. 

Theatre History Podcast # 12
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Theatre History Podcast # 12

Music Theory and Musicals with Adam Roberts

15 November 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Adam Roberts about using music theory to better understand the nuances of musical theatre.

Theatre History Podcast # 11
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Theatre History Podcast # 11

“You Don’t Read Latino”: Discussing the History of Latinx Casting with Brian Eugenio Herrera

31 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Brian Herrera about contemporary and historical conversations around casting Latinx characters and actors.

Theatre History Podcast # 10
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Theatre History Podcast # 10

Sizwe Banzi Is Dead and the Legacy of Anti-Apartheid Theatre

24 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Gibson Cima of Georgetown University about Sizwe Banzi Is Dead, it’s collaborators, and it’s lasting impact on South African political theatre.

Theatre History Podcast # 9
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Theatre History Podcast # 9

Theatre of Cruelty on Michigan Avenue: Dr. Susanne Shawyer on Street Theatre and 1968

17 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with Dr. Susanne Shawyer of Elon University about the Democratic National Convention of 1968 and Theatre of Cruelty.

Theatre History Podcast # 8
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Theatre History Podcast # 8

Fifty Years and Counting: Talking About Chicano Theatre and Political Activism with Jorge Huerta

10 October 2016

Michael Lueger talks with scholar and activist Jorge Huerta.

Theatre History Podcast # 7
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Theatre History Podcast # 7

Getting (Politically) Radical with Amy Brady

3 October 2016

Michael Lueger kicks off a month of interviews about political theatre by talking with Amy Brady about the Federal Theatre Project.

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