By Nancy G. McClernan
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The NYCPlaywrights Podcast presents theater-related episodes based on themes (Midsummer, Canada, etc.) Episodes include: interviews (Shakespearean expert James Shapiro, Michael Rubinoff producer of COME FROM AWAY, Renee Nicole Gray the Lady Gaga impersonator, etc); performing arts related clips (Dame Judy Dench and the Beatles perform Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw talks about Benito Mussolini); performances of fresh new original plays; and information for how listeners can submit their plays and monologues for upcoming episodes. Our web site is playwrightspodcast.com and our sister site is nycplaywrights.org which provides calls for submissions and theater information for New York City and the world.
||ExplicitSUPERNATURAL PODCAST||The Heebie Jeebies: 00:00, The Supernatural in Shakespeare : 01:15, The Scottish Play - interview with Professor James Shapiro: 2:09, War of the Worlds and World War II: 11:12, LAKE TOWANDA by Natasha Sera, performed by Starra Andrews: 21:47, LOVERBOY b||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitO CANADA||Escape to Canada: 00:00, Adam Susser asks Americans if they know who Justin Trudeau is : 01:16, I discover Justin Trudeau: 2:20, Brooke Johnson on Pierre Trudeau and TRUDEAU STORIES: 3:50, A scandal in Canada: 10:50, Alexis Diamond, translator, playwrig||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA MIDSUMMERS PODCAST||All about Midsummer: 00:00, Dame Judy Dench as Titania in 1968: 02:58, Reading of SHARK WEEK by Tom Misuraca: 4:34, Interview with Tom Misuraca: 14:51, The Beatles and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and KING LEAR: 19:47, Renee Nicole Gray and life as a Lady||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWELCOME TO THE TRIP - the first podcast||Welcome to the trip: 00:00, Interview with Ken Wolf of Manhattan Repertvory Theatre: 01:40, George Bernard Shaw and Benito Mussolini: 14:12, Reading: THE VERY DARK ROOM: 18:33, How to be a part of the next podcast: 27:36, Dramatists Guild conference: 3||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Nancy's podcasts are always a delight, combining within its theme various artists, historical tidbits, and monologues which are compelling and lively. I love it!