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Theatre History Podcast # 3
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Theatre History Podcast # 3

Eric Swanson Discusses New Musical Edwin: The Story of Edwin Booth

5 September 2016

Eric Swanson and Michael Lueger discuss actor Edwin Booth, the brother of Abraham Lincoln’s assassin.

Theatre History Podcast # 2
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Theatre History Podcast # 2

Like a Boss: 1940s Musicals and the “Boss Lady” with Maya Cantu

29 August 2016

Maya Cantu and Michael Lueger discuss how the musicals of the 1940s saw the emergence of a new figure: the “boss lady.”

Theatre History Podcast # 1
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Theatre History Podcast # 1

Talking About Drugs (and Theatre) with Max Shulman

22 August 2016

Michael Lueger kicks off a new Theatre History podcast series with an interview with Max Shulman, discussing drugs in American theatre at the turn of the twentieth century.

Living the Dream Podcast #15
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Living the Dream Podcast #15

Rachel Keller

22 January 2016

In this episode, Matthew Gray discusses the lack of diversity during awards season, and interviews Rachel Keller, co-star of Holidaysburg and Fargo: Season Two, about her journey. 

Living the Dream Podcast # 14
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Living the Dream Podcast # 14

What Actors Mean to Us

14 January 2016

In this episode, Matt Gray reflects on what actors mean to us and whether the awards season is the best way to honor them.

Living the Dream Podcast # 13
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Living the Dream Podcast # 13

PigPen Theatre Co., Part 2 of 2

17 December 2015

In the second part of Matt's interview with Pig Pen Theatre Co., he speaks with Matt, Curtis, and Ben. They discuss how to avoid cynicism for the business, speaking a common language with your collaborators, and Jerome Bettis.

Living the Dream Podcast # 12
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Living the Dream Podcast # 12

Ali Stroker

11 December 2015

Ali Stroker is currently starring in Deaf West’s acclaimed Broadway production of Spring Awakening. She is the first leading actor in a wheelchair on Broadway. She’s part-trailblazer, part-advocate, part-instigator and all artist.

Living the Dream Podcast # 11
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Living the Dream Podcast # 11

PigPen Theatre Co., Part 1 of 2

3 December 2015

Today is the first part of a two part interview with three members of the PigPen Theatre Co. (Ryan Melia, Arya Shahi and Dan Weschler). We discuss actual Rat Kings, the ‘tiering’ of Drama Schools and finding your own identity in the actor training process.

Living the Dream Podcast # 10
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Living the Dream Podcast # 10

Kristolyn Lloyd

19 November 2015

Matthew Gray interviews performer Kristolyn Lloyd about choosing ethics and principles over panic when building your career, the importance of shaping your own education, and developing new work.

Living the Dream Podcast # 9
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Living the Dream Podcast # 9

Kara Lindsay

5 November 2015

Today I talk with Kara Lindsay, currently playing Glinda in Wicked on Broadway. We talk Broadway dreams, audition nightmares and coming to terms with the ebbs and flow of the business.

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