RDU On Stage
By Lauren Van Hemert
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Chatting with the theater people on stage and behind-the-scenes in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.
||CleanPodcast Ep. 7: Part Two with Playwright Mike Wiley Talking About ‘Peace of Clay’||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed Some of you may have seen ‘Blood Done Sign My Name’ at Raleigh Little Theatre or ‘Leaving Eden’ at PlayMakers last season. Both plays were so impactful and in my opinion, ‘Blood Done Sign My Name’ was one of||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 6: Part One with Playwright Mike Wiley -“Nothing Beats a Failure but a Try”||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed Some of you may have seen ’Blood Done Sign My Name’ at Raleigh Little Theatre or ‘Leaving Eden’ at PlayMakers last season, and if you’re anything like me, I’m sure those plays had an impact on you. That’s||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 5: Super Troupers Eric Woodall, Lauren Kennedy, and Charlie Brady Talk Love, ABBA, and NC Theatre’s ‘Mamma Mia!’||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed There’s a little bit of a party going on at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts this week. That’s because the North Carolina Theatre production of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia! is playing, starring Lau||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 4: A Life in the Theater with Theatre in the Park’s Ira David Wood III and Ira David Wood IV||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed Nestled in the Northern end of Pullen Park is an old National Guard Armory Building. Of course, it’s not been an armory for over 40 years now. In fact, in 1974 it became home to Theatre in the Park. It’s here where||2/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 3: One-on-One with Playwright Charly Evon Simpson and Director Whitney White of the New Play ‘Jump’||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed The new play Jump opens at PlayMakers this weekend as part of a rolling world premiere and explores the themes of grief, suicide, mental illness and how we connect with each other. PlayMakers’ Producing Artistic Dir||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 2: Honest Pint’s David Henderson and Susannah Hough Talk Parenting, Rory Kinnear’s ‘The Herd,’ and Luck and Doggedness||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed On this episode, Honest Pint Theatre Company’s Co-Artistic Directors David Henderson and Susannah Hough talk about the upcoming production of Rory Kinnear’s The Herd. Henderson directs this production and Hough sta||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast Ep. 1: Burning Coal’s Artistic Director Jerome Davis on ‘Ashe in Johannesburg’ and Theater as a Vehicle for Social Change||Subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed In 1973, tennis champion Arthur Ashe competed in the South African Open. It is the events surrounding this trip to Apartheid South Africa that is the inspiration for the new play Ashe in Johannesburg. On this first epi||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
No idea we had local theater celebrities and what an amazing story!
Great interview! Really enjoy hearing what the artists have to say. It gives some more insight into the productions.
Great Podcasts. Lauren’s knowledge of RDU theatre is unparalleled.
I have followed Lauren for a while on her previous critic ventures and am glad to see she has started her own site. I just don’t know how she gets interviews with some of these people. Always fun to listen to.