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The Talk Theatre In Chicago Podcast is your audio source for Chicago's theatre scene.  Every Monday, the Talk Theatre In Chicago Podcast delivers in-depth interviews of those making theatre happen.

We have had a total of 427 episodes and interviewed 548 different guests! View the alphabetical list of all guests.

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Steve ScottSteve Scott - Oct 3, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Steve Scott, the associate producer of Goodman Theatre and freelance director. He talks about his current show Elling, which he is directing at the Redtwist Theatre, as well as his directing process and long career. View the show details>>



Barbara Gaines and Criss HendersonBarbara Gaines and Criss Henderson - Sep 26, 2011
This week's podcast features Barbara Gaines and Criss Henderson, the Artistic and Executive Directors of Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. They join Anne Nicholson Weber to review the company's 25-year history, flexion points along the way, and what lies ahead. View the show details>>



Aaron ThielenAaron Thielen - Sep 19, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Aaron Thielen, the lead Artistic Director at Marriott Theatre and the book writer of For The Boys. He talks about creating a new work for the stage and he previews his latest new musical Hero to be mounted in 2012 at the Marriott Theatre. View the show details>>



Michael WeberMichael Weber - Sep 12, 2011
On this week's podcast, Anne Nicholson Weber interviews Michael Weber, the newly-appointed Artistic Director at Porchlight Music Theatre. They discuss his plans for the company and what "Chicago-style" musical theatre might look like. View the show details>>



Richard FriedmanRichard Friedman - Sep 5, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Richard Friedman, the Managing Director at the Theatre at the Center in Munster. In the past he was also managing director/producer at Northlight Theatre and the Organic Theatre. View the show details>>



Tanya Palmer and Rebecca RuggTanya Palmer and Rebecca Rugg - Aug 29, 2011
Our guests on this week's podcast are Tanya Palmer, Director of New Play Development at Goodman Theatre, and Rebecca Rugg, Artistic Producer at Steppenwolf Theatre. They join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about the process of new play development and the new play festivals that each theatre will be mounting this fall: Goodman's New Stages Amplified and Steppenwolf's First Look Festival. View the show details>>



Evan JacksonEvan Jackson - Aug 22, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Evan Jackson, the Artistic Director of Idle Muse Theatre and director of their current production of The Lion in Winter. View the show details>>



Michael Halberstam and Kathryn LipumaMichael Halberstam and Kathryn Lipuma - Aug 15, 2011
This week's podcast focuses on Writers Theatre. Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn Lipuma talk with Anne Nicholson Weber about the company's beginnings in the back of a North Shore bookstore; the philosophy and strategy that have shaped its culture; and new opportunities arising as the company embarks on its 20th season. View the show details>>



Naomi WallaceNaomi Wallace - Aug 8, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Naomi Wallace who is the playwright featured this year with the Eclipse Theatre Company. She talk about her show The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek and One Flea Spare as well as her upcoming visit to Chicago. View the show details>>



Filet Of Solo FestivalFilet Of Solo Festival - Aug 1, 2011
On this week's podcast, Anne Nicholson Weber talks with producer Sharon Evans and storytellers Matt Miller and Jeffrey Sweet about the Filet of Solo Festival currently playing in various Roger's Park venues. They talk about the history and scope of the festival, the storytelling scene in Chicago generally, and some of the specific pieces included in this year's festival. View the show details>>



Ann FilmerAnn Filmer - Jul 25, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Ann Filmer, the artistic director of the 16th Street Theater. She talks about their production of Rebecca Gilman's The Crowd You're In With and her direction of Tony Fitzpatrick's Stations Lost at the Steppenwolf Garage as well of why she founded 16th Street Theater. View the show details>>



Timothy DouglasTimothy Douglas - Jul 18, 2011
Our podcast guest this week is Timothy Douglas, the new Artistic Director of Remy Bumppo Theatre Company. He joins Anne Nicholson Weber to discuss how he is integrating his personal aesthetic with that of the company, how his identity as an African-American enters into that dynamic, and what the company has planned for the 2011-2012 season. View the show details>>



Josh RollinsJosh Rollins - Jul 11, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Josh Rollins, the playwright of A Girl With Sun in Her Eyes. He talks about the production and the characters and about the challenge of writing a police procedural play. View the show details>>



Philip DawkinsPhilip Dawkins - Jul 4, 2011
Our guest on this week's podcast is Philip Dawkins, writer of The Homosexuals, which is currently being premiered by About Face Theatre at The Victory Gardens Biograph. Dawkins talks with Anne Nicholson Weber about the evolution of the script, why it appeals to a broad audience, and some of its themes, including generational shifts in what it means to be gay, and friendships that are interlaced with sex. View the show details>>



Hugh SpencerHugh Spencer - Jun 27, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Hugh Spencer, the director and president of The Saints, an organization of volunteers for the performing arts. He talks about how The Saints provide help to theaters for a variety of activities including ushering at performances, grant support and more. View the show details>>



Jonathan Berry and Peter MooreJonathan Berry and Peter Moore - Jun 20, 2011
Jonathan Berry, director of Steep Theatre's hit production of Festen, and Peter Moore, Steep's Artistic Director and a member of the cast, join Anne Nicholson Weber to discuss Steep Theatre's recent successes, including their riveting staging of the play adapted from the Dogme 95 film Festen (which was released in the U.S. as The Celebration). View the show details>>



Scotty ZacherScotty Zacher - Jun 13, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Scotty Zacher, the founder and editor of the Chicago Theater Beat website. He talks about his love for the Chicago theatre scene as well as his goals of the site. View the show details>>



John Mahoney, Rondi Reed, Tom CoxJohn Mahoney, Rondi Reed, Tom Cox - Jun 6, 2011
On this week's podcast, cast members John Mahoney, Rondi Reed and Tom Cox join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about Northlight Theatre's hit show, The Outgoing Tide, by Bruce Graham. They discuss how they create believable family relationships on stage, why they love to act in Chicago, and how audiences are reacting to the content and tone of the piece. View the show details>>



Bethany ThomasBethany Thomas - May 30, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with actress Bethany Thomas, one of the stars of Porgy and Bess which is currently playing at the Court Theatre. She talks about the show as well as her acting career. View the show details>>



Dennis ZacekDennis Zacek - May 23, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast Tom Williams talks with Dennis Zacek, the Artistic Director of Victory Gardens Theater who is retiring after 34 years with the theater. He talks about his time at Victory Gardens as well as what he has planned for the future. View the show details>>



Chicago Theatre SymposiumChicago Theatre Symposium - May 16, 2011
This week's podcast completes our coverage of the Chicago Theatre Symposium, which launches this Wednesday at Columbia College of Chicago. John Green, Chair of the Theatre Department at Columbia, along with faculty members Albert Williams and Coya Paz join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about their goals for the symposium and to preview some of the highlights. View the show details>>



Arvid SponbergArvid Sponberg - May 9, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Arvid Sponberg, a Professor of English at Valparaiso University and theatre historian. He talks about the creation of the first ever Chicago Theatre Symposium which will occur May 18-22. View the show details>>



Steven HillSteven Hill - May 2, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Steven Hill, the owner/operations manager at New Rock Theatre (formerly LaCosta Theatre). He talks about the challenges and opportunities with owning and operating a theatre venue. View the show details>>



Carolyn Faye KramerCarolyn Faye Kramer - Apr 25, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with actress Carolyn Faye Kramer. She talks about her leading role in Filament Theatre Ensemble's Eurydice and what it is like to act in a new large loft theatre space at Lacuna Artist's Loft in Pilsen. She also talks about the late night Filament show, Orpheus. View the show details>>



James BohnenJames Bohnen - Apr 18, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with James Bohnen, the outgoing artistic director of Remy Bumppo Theatre and the director of The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?. Bohnen talks about how he started Remy Bumppo and its history and his philosophy of directing. View the show details>>



Annabel ArmourAnnabel Armour - Apr 11, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Annabel Armour. She talks about her performance as Stevie in Remy Bumppo Theatre's The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? and what is is like to be a longtime ensemble member at Remy Bumppo. View the show details>>



Austin CookAustin Cook - Apr 4, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Austin Cook, the music director of Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. He talks about what he did with the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein and about his classical background. View the show details>>



Sara PavlakSara Pavlak - Mar 28, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Sara Pavlak, the star of Agnes Of God by Hubris Productions at The Greenhouse Theater Center. She talks about the show as well as her acting career. View the show details>>



Omen SadeOmen Sade - Mar 21, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Omen Sade, the star of Servant of Two Masters at Piccolo Theatre. He talks about the show as well as Commedia Dell'Arte as a theatre style. View the show details>>



Madrid St. AngeloMadrid St. Angelo - Mar 14, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Madrid St. Angelo, the Artistic Director of UrbanTheater Company. He talks about his current show Sonnets for an Old Century that he is directing at the Steppenwolf Theatre. View the show details>>



Aaron Todd DouglasAaron Todd Douglas - Mar 7, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Aaron Todd Douglas, the director of Radio Golf which is currently playing at the Raven Theatre. View the show details>>



Bob Falls and Roche SchulferBob Falls and Roche Schulfer - Feb 28, 2011
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Bob Falls and Exective Director Roche Schulfer join Anne Nicholson Weber to talk about the Belarus Free Theatre - a theatre company "on the run." How did Chicago become a temporary refuge for the company? What is their future? What did we in Chicago learn from them as artists and activists? View the show details>>



Robert KauzlaricRobert Kauzlaric - Feb 21, 2011
On this week's episode of the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast, Tom Williams talks with Robert Kauzlaric who has adapted 10 plays for Lifeline Theatre. They talk about the current one he has adapted, The Moonstone which is now playing at Lifeline. View the show details>>



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