New Podcast! IT’S ALL GOOD by David Ives

Kelly Hutchinson, Carson Elrod and Rick Holmes

In IT’S ALL GOOD, a short play by a master of the form, David Ives (Venus In Fur, All in the Timing), a Chicago native visits his hometown and encounters his past. Directed by Tony Award winner John Rando, IT’S ALL GOOD features Carson ElrodRick Holmes and Kelly Hutchinson. As you’ll hear, this is a four character play, but at the last minute, one stellar actress was struck down by extreme flu and Kelly valiantly assumed both roles! Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation moderated by our Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! TWO JEWISH MEN IN THEIR SEVENTIES by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros

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In Two Jewish Men In Their Seventies, by Pulitzer Prize Finalist, Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, two great comedians Jerry Stiller (“Seinfeld”, “The King of Queens”) and Bob Dishy (Sly Fox, Along Came Polly) play two old friends visiting a new holocaust museum. They don’t like it so much. They’ve seen better. This funny and moving short was one of the very first short plays Playing on Air recorded. Thank you, Alex, Jerry, and Bob. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with with the playwright, moderated by our Host, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! CLOSING COSTS by Arlene Hutton

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In Closing Costs by Arlene Hutton, a real estate broker hits her threshold when a client reveals her listing is the 396th co-op he’s seen. It features Amy Ryan (Gone, Baby, Gone; Bridge of Spies, Birdman) and Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man,“Boardwalk Empire”). Playwright Arlene Hutton is an alumna of New Dramatists and author of The Nibroc Trilogy and Gulf View Drive. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Director: Bethany with America Ferrara for The Women’s Project, Harper Regan for The Atlantic Theater Company and Stay for Rattlestick Theater). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with with the cast and playwright, moderated by our Host, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! BANSHEE by John Patrick Shanley

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Tony, Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winner John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck, Outside Mullingar) writes and directs this short play about a banshee, a fantastical Irish spirit. In it, she pays an ailing teacher a visit and makes him an otherworldly proposal. It features Geraldine Hughes (Jerusalem, Gran Torino, Rocky Balboa) and Aidan Quinn (“Elementary,” Michael Collins, Desperately Seeking Susan). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with playwright and actors, and catch some surprising answers from this Irish cast. Interview moderated by Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! VERNON BAKER AND DANIEL INOUYE from Beyond Glory by Stephen Lang

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“As starkly moving as taps at dusk” says the Washington Post about BEYOND GLORY, a powerful tribute to military valor written and performed by stage and screen star Stephen Lang (Colonel Quaritch in Avatar).

First Lieutenant Vernon Baker and Captain Daniel Inouye (who later became the long-serving US Senator from Hawaii) both experienced racism in the armed forces during WWII and recount that as well as the incidents that earned them the Medal of Honor many years later. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with Stephen Lang and Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! THE OTHER WOMAN by David Ives

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In The Other Woman by David Ives, an insomniac writer experiences a different side of his wife after darkness falls. It features Laila Robins (Homeland“; Planes, Trains & Automobiles) and Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll and HydeSpider-Man: Turn Off the Dark). Directed by Tony Award winner, John Rando. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the playwright, David Ives, and Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! DAMAGE CONTROL by David Auburn

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In the comic Damage Control, a political operative has a public relations nightmare on his hands as he preps a scandal-plagued politician to meet the press. Damage Control by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof), features Jay O. Sanders (“True Detective”) and Joey Slotnick (“Nip/Tuck”). It was recorded live at BRIC Arts Media House in downtown Brooklyn. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with with the cast and playwright, moderated by our Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! YOU BELONG TO ME by Daniel Reitz

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In You Belong To Me by Daniel Reitz, two old friends from graduate school meet in a subway car 18 years later under vastly different circumstances. Featuring Amy Ryan (Oscar nomination for Gone, Baby, Gone; Birdman) and Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, “Boardwalk Empire”). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the playwright and Producing Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! THE MIRACLE OF CHANUKAH by Sheri Wilner

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In The Miracle of Chanukah by Sheri Wilner, a holiday guest’s personal miracle throws a family for a loop. Featuring Zach Appelman, Peter Friedman, Judy Gold (Emmy Award), Marcia Jean Kurtz and Lisa Joyce. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the playwright and cast.

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New Podcast! The Final Interrogation of Ceausescu’s Dog by Warren Leight

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In this podcast, a deposed dictator’s beloved pet answers to the disenfranchised population of Romania in The Final Interrogation of Ceausescu’s Dog by Warren Leight. Featuring Ed Asner (UP, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”) as Dog and Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, The Spoils – playwright) as the Interrogator. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with with Ed Asner and Warren Leight, moderated by our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! The Press Conference by Jessica Dickey

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In The Press Conference by Jessica Dickey, Inner longing and outer reality come to a hilarious head in the form of a chaotic Sheriff’s press conference in small town America. Featuring Jay O. Sanders (The Day After Tomorrow, Oliver Stone’s JFK), Will Dagger and Paul Thureen, directed by Judith Ivey (Tony Award winner for Steaming and Hurlyburly). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! I’m With Ya, Duke by Herb Gardner

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In I’M WITH YA, DUKE, by Oscar and Tony winner Herb Gardner (A Thousand Clowns, I’m Not Rappaport), Jerry Stiller plays a fruit vendor dreaming of the good old days when Duke Snider played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and there was someone “ya could root for.” Duke and the other Dodgers who won the 1947 pennant: Amoros, Gilliam, Campanella, Furillo, Hodges, Padres are his heart and Red Barber his voice as he faces impending surgery, know-it-all doctors and crazy kids. Featuring Jerry Stiller (“Seinfeld”), Fiana Toibin, and Gordon MacDonald (“Saving Grace”). Directed by John Rando (Tony winner Urinetown). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the director moderated by our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! New York Story by Mike Reiss

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In New York Story by Mike Reiss (“The Simpsons”), Ed Asner plays a master of the one-liner to his public, pain-in-the-neck to his son (Peter Jacobson), total charmer to his new lady friend (Elizabeth Ashley), and pinch-hit babysitter for a frenzied mom (Daphne Rubin-Vega). Directed by Michael Wilson. Original music by Tom Kochan. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania.

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