theater

May 20, 2015
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Lois Markle: 4000 Miles and After the Revolution

May 15, 2015 - Segment 4 - We turn to the local theatre scene for Marc's interview with actress Lois Markle, who is currently in Center Stage's productions of Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles and After the Revolution.
April 10, 2015
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Reparations: A Musical

April 9, 2015 - Segment 2 - We take a sneak peak of Reparations: A Musical, a unique production that blends drama, comedy, music and dance to make the concept and issue of reparations "relatable."
March 11, 2015
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Everyman Theatre World of the Play: Ruined — You Will Not Fight Your Battles On My Body Anymore

March 10, 2015 - Segment 2 - We hear last Saturday's World of the Play discussion at Everyman Theatre, based on themes arising from Everyman's production of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined.
February 24, 2015
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Cricket Arrison’s “Make Yourself at Home”

February 20, 2015 - Segment 3 - Cricket Arrison joins us to talk about her fascinating and groundbreaking one-woman and one-audience-member-at-a-time play, "Make Yourself at Home."
January 2, 2015
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World of the Play: The Rise and Fall of the Thriller

December 24, 2014 - Segment 2 - In the latest installment of the World of the Play series, we look at the rise and fall of the thriller in theatre and film.
October 26, 2014
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Everyman Theatre: George Brant on His Play “Grounded”

October 23, 2014 - Segment 4 - I talk with playwright George Brant, who wrote the current production at Everyman Theatre, Grounded. Brant is a Core Writer at the Playwrights' Center whose work has been produced internationally.
October 8, 2014
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Theatre Baltimore: God’s Country Featuring LOVE the Poet

October 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - Join us for a sneak peek of God's Country, a performance by LOVE the Poet opening for a one week run by the Strand Theater Company. We're joined by Michelle Antoinette aka LOVE the Poet, spoken word artist and musician.
September 7, 2014
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Center Stage’s Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE

September 3, 2014 - Segment 3 - We hear about Center Stage's upcoming season with Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE, Artistic Director at Center Stage and award-winning British playwright, director, actor, and broadcaster. Their just-announced performance centers on the life and music of Bob Marley.
May 3, 2014
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World Of The Play: Race And Representation

May 2, 2014 - Segment 4 - We hear an illuminating discussion that took place last Saturday at Everyman Theatre as part of their World of the Play series. The topic was Race and Representation: "Our greatest accomplishment. Our greatest shame."
March 16, 2014
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World Of The Play: The Dresser

March 14, 2014 - Segment 4 - We take a peek into what happens behind the curtain in live theatre, as we air the conversation, called "Must the Show Go on?" which was taped last Saturday at Everyman Theatre, part of their World of the Play series. Inspired by the current production at Everyman, The Dresser, the discussion reveals what really happens behind the scenes.
January 27, 2014

World Of The Play: Women In Theatre

January 24, 2014 - Segment 3 - We hear the second installment in our World of the Play series, where we partner with Everyman Theatre to delve deeply into the themes addressed in each of their plays this season.You'll hear the panel Marc moderated on Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley's play about three sisters in Mississippi. When the play was released in the early eighties, women playwrights were produced far less often than their male counterparts. Over thirty years later, there are still gender inequalities in the theater. Why aren't women playwrights being heard on our stages?
December 18, 2013
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Theatre Baltimore: Beowulf

December 18, 2013 - Segment 4 - It's another segment of our Theatre Baltimore series! We hear about the current production at Theatre Project, Beowulf, from Chris Pfingsten, Producing Director of Theatre Project, and Charlie Bethel, the actor who is staging his solo performance of Beowulf until Sunday, December 22nd.
November 25, 2013
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The World Of The Play: Red

November 22, 2013 - Segment 3 - We're launching another new series today called The World of the Play. Marc is moderating a panel at Everyman Theatre for every play this season, and the first one happened last weekend. The panel was about the play currently showing at Everyman Theatre, Red, about the painter Mark Rothko and his assistant. The panelists are: Kristen Hileman, Curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Donald Hicken, Director of Red; and Daniel Ettinger, Scenic Designer of Red.
November 5, 2013
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Dance Of The Holy Ghosts: A Play On Memory

November 1, 2013 - Segment 4 - We talk with Kwame Kwei-Armah, Artistic Director of Baltimore's CenterStage Theatre, and Marcus Gardley, poet-playwright and 2012 James Baldwin Fellow, about the current production at CenterStage - written by Gardley and directed by Kwei-Armah - dance of the holy ghosts: a play on memory. The play is about a Blues man living through the memories of his past, and his encounter with his estranged grandson.
August 14, 2013
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Lea Gilmore On The Best Film, Books, And Movies

August 14, 2013 - Segment 3 We are joined by Lea Gilmore - songstress, activist, and Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor - for a discussion with Marc about the music they've been listening to, movies they've been watching, theater they've been attending and books they've been reading. Callers join us to share their favorites as well.