American Theatre Offscript
The Subtext: John Patrick Shanley‘s Dreams and Schemes

The Subtext: John Patrick Shanley‘s Dreams and Schemes

November 23, 2021

This month Brian talks to the writer of 'Doubt' and 'Moonstruck' about his early days and first breaks in the business

Offscript: Real Talk With Deirdre O‘Connell and Emily Davis

Offscript: Real Talk With Deirdre O‘Connell and Emily Davis

November 22, 2021

The stars of 'Dana H' and 'Is This a Room' talk about their approach to 2 very different but similarly challenging real-life characters

The Subtext: What Makes Gina Femia Run

The Subtext: What Makes Gina Femia Run

October 26, 2021

This month Brian talks to the Brooklyn-based playwright about fighting back against abuse, hustling past gatekeepers, and finding her authentic voice

Offscript: Jamil Jude Wants Playwrights to Come Home

Offscript: Jamil Jude Wants Playwrights to Come Home

October 25, 2021

This episode the editors talk to the artistic director of Atlanta's True Colors Theatre about the city, the theatre, and the art form

Offscript: Jokes and Epiphanies With Will Eno

Offscript: Jokes and Epiphanies With Will Eno

October 8, 2021

This week the editors talk with the playwright of 'Middletown,' 'Thom Pain,' and a new Ibsen adaptation, 'Gnit'

Three on the Aisle: Patrick Page Goes Deep

Three on the Aisle: Patrick Page Goes Deep

September 30, 2021

This month the critics talk to the star of 'Hadestown' about darkness and empathy, and share their theatregoing highlights

Offscript: Previewing the Season With Maya Phillips & David John Chavez

Offscript: Previewing the Season With Maya Phillips & David John Chavez

September 27, 2021

The editors are joined by NY Times critic Maya Phillips and Bay Area critic David John Chavez to talk about what the return to in-person theatre feels like and means

The Subtext: Mac Rogers‘s ‘Unusual‘ Journey Through Time and Relative Dimensions

The Subtext: Mac Rogers‘s ‘Unusual‘ Journey Through Time and Relative Dimensions

September 21, 2021

This month, Brian talks with the playwright and audio dramatist about 'The Honeycomb Trilogy,' podcasts, and 'Doctor Who'

Offscript: Nataki Garrett, Shaking Up and Stabilizing Oregon Shakes

Offscript: Nataki Garrett, Shaking Up and Stabilizing Oregon Shakes

September 13, 2021

This week the editors talk to the artistic director of the West Coast powerhouse about the years just past and what's ahead

Offscript: How Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood ‘Pass Over’

Offscript: How Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood ‘Pass Over’

August 26, 2021

This episode's guests are actors from Broadway's first show back since spring 2020

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