HECTOR CAFFERATA 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). This piece features Stephen Lang portraying Private First Class, 1st Marine Division, Korea, Hector Cafferata, and is based on his own words. Hector Cafferata is a portrait from Stephen Lang’s one-man show, Beyond Glory, adapted from the book by Larry Smith of the same title. Stay tuned for a conversation between Mr. Lang and Playing on Air’s producer and host, 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! 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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New Podcast! Something I’ll Tell You Tuesday by John Guare

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It’s spring in Hell’s Kitchen in Something I’ll Tell You Tuesday by Tony winner John Guare (Six Degrees of Separation) and family members don’t seem to be facing the real crisis at hand. It features theater luminaries Lois Smith (Grapes of Wrath), Peter Maloney  (Requiem for a Dream), Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed), Jeremy Shamos (Clybourne Park), and as the nosy neighbor, Carol Kane (“Taxi,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”). Directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mulligar). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by our Artistic Director Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! ATTENTION by Holly Walter Kerby

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In Holly Walter Kerby’s Attention, Amber (Tony nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger) is bummed out that her boyfriend has visited his family without her. She takes solace in playing The Sims computer game. When her boyfriend David (Tony nominee Steven Boyer) calls to ask her the big question, he finds her hopelessly in the loving clutches of The Sims! Directed by Michael Barakiva. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with the artists moderated by founding Artistic Director Claudia Catania.

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New Podcast! ACORN by David Graziano

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New podcast! In Acorn by David Graziano, a clothesline, acorns, and laundry add up to romance in Brooklyn. Featuring Bobby Moreno and Megan Tusing, directed by John Giampietro (all in Year of the Rooster at EST). Recorded at BRIC Media Arts in Brooklyn. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania, and the artists.

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New Podcast! MILTON BRADLEY by Peter Sagal

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In MILTON BRADLEY, a flummoxed Rabbi has to eulogize a mother whose son has only terrible things to say about her. MILTON BRADLEY by Peter Sagal (Host of NPR’s Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me!) features Bob Balaban (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Gosford Park) and Michael Stuhlbarg (“Boardwalk Empire”, A Serious Man). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director Claudia Catania, and playwright Peter Sagal.

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New Podcast! THE BLIZZARD by David Ives

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THE BLIZZARD, a mystery thriller, features Jesse Eisenberg as a snowed-in screenwriter facing unexpected guests. Written by David Ives and directed Tony Award winner John Rando, it features Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, The Spoils), Alfredo Narciso, Heidi Schreck and Sarah Sokolovic. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director Claudia Catania, playwright David Ives, and the cast.

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New Podcast! CHRISTMAS BREAKS by Patrick Gabridge

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In CHRISTMAS BREAKS by Patrick Gabridge, a young man surprises his girlfriend with some curve ball gifts. Featuring Steven Boyer (Hand to God)Zach Appelman (“Sleepy Hollow”, Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Halley Feiffer. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania and the cast.

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New Podcast! FORWARD OBSERVER by Willy Holtzman

 

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Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins plays a VA hospital waiting room clerk coping with a World War II veteran’s short fuse and an Iraq veteran’s eight year old Latina daughter. Recorded live at BRIC Arts Media House in downtown Brooklyn, FORWARD OBSERVER by Willy Holtzman features Tonya Pinkins (Tony winner for Caroline or Change), David Margulies and Kyndra Sanchez; directed by Anne Kauffman. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with Willy Holtzman, Anne Kauffman and the cast.

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New Podcast! THE PHILADELPHIA by David Ives

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In David Ives’ short play THE PHILADELPHIA, ordering a sandwich is a challenge of epic proportions – let alone a beer. Directed by Tony Award winner John Rando, it features Carson ElrodJenn Harris, and Matthew Saldivar. Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation with David Ives, John Rando and the cast.

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New Podcast! WAKING UP by Cori Thomas

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WAKING UP by Cori Thomas juxtaposes an American urbanite and an African villager’s triumph over breast cancer. Featuring Lynnette R. Freeman, and Amy StaatsStay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania and Cori Thomas!

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New Podcast! GETTING IN by Frank Gilroy

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A short play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning author, Frank Gilroy, in which a scrappy GI gleefully recalls how he went from almost flunking high school to the trenches of WWII to Dartmouth! GETTING IN features David Beach, Kim Bendheim, Matthew Cowles, Caroline Gilroy, Michael Godere, Carter Hudson, Lillian Laserson, Thomas Lyons, David Margulies, Fiana Toibin and Jack Wetherall.

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New Podcast! A LITTLE PART OF ALL OF US by Jesse Eisenberg

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Jesse Eisenberg is both playwright and actor in this satirical short play about an anxious young hipster absurdly co-opting the tragedy of September 11th for his own personal narrative. Justin Bartha plays his old college buddy. A LITTLE PART OF ALL OF US features Jesse Eisenberg (The SpoilsThe Social Network, The Revisionist) and Justin Bartha (The HangoverNational Treasure). Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania and the cast.

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New Podcast! LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC by Arlene Hutton

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In this week’s podcast, a short play by Arlene Hutton: On the cusp of World War II, two young strangers meet on a train and find out they may know each other better than they know themselves. LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC features Mamie Gummer (“The Good Wife,” “Emily Owens MD,” “The Big C”) and Gregg Mozgala. Directed by John Rando.  Stay tuned after the performance for a conversation between our Artistic Director, Claudia Catania and Arlene Hutton.

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