Ep. 38 – Casting Against Race & Gender (Voice Acting Edition)

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Ep. 38 - Casting Against Race & Gender (Voice Acting Edition)
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This month I am joined by Philadelphia Actors Mariza Esperanza and Connor McAndrews to revisit Episode 36’s discussion on casting against Race and Gender. We talk about what additional issues or allowances arise in casting Voice Over / Animation roles in this fashion and discuss how what the future of Voice Acting may look like […]

Ep. 36 – Casting Against Race/Gender

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Ep. 36 - Casting Against Race/Gender
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In this Episode Robert talks with ERP Artistic Associate Latrice Smith and Playwright Jonathan Alexandratos about non-traditional casting, when casting against race and gender helps or hinders a piece, and where casting practices should go moving forward.

Ep. 35 – Streaming Theatre

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Ep. 35 - Streaming Theatre
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In this discussion, Robert talks with playwright Emily McClain and Showcase on Main Co-Artistic Directors S. Lee Lewis Christy Wyatt about the benefits and setbacks of recorded/streaming theatre, and where we go from here with making Theatre accessible in the midst of and beyond the Covid-19 crisis. To see the video of this interview please […]

Ep. 34 – Taylor Darden (The Years of the Locusts)

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Ep. 34 - Taylor Darden (The Years of the Locusts)
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In this long overdue episode, I sit down for an (in person!!!) discussion with Philadelphia Actor/Playwright Taylor Darden about his piece The Years of the Locusts. We discuss growing up Queer, our theatre influences, and most importantly figure out our Theatrical Drinking buddies.