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No Script: The Podcast

186 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 12 ratings

An unscripted conversation about theatre's best scripts with theatre-philes Jackson Nickolay and Jacob Mann Christiansen

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S9.E01 | ”Sunday in the Park with George” by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine

August 15, 2022 09:00 - 56 minutes - 78 MB

No Script is back! In this first episode of Season 9, Jackson and Jacob discuss a product of one of America's strongest theatrical partnerships: Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Their musical Sunday in the Park with George is often called one of Sondheim's most personal works. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob explore this enthralling, puzzlingn piece.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podca...

S8.E19 | ”Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley

June 13, 2022 13:59 - 55 minutes - 76.3 MB

In the last episode of the season, Jackson and Jacob discuss a true American classic. Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart is a painful, hilarious family drama set in Mississippi. Kin to plays like Streetcar Named Desire, August: Osage County, and Buried Child, Crimes is another example of the way the American family controls the orbit of the American stage. Listen in to J&J discuss this great play!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/mon...

S8.E18 | ”Street Scene” by Elmer Rice

June 06, 2022 19:37 - 52 minutes - 72.3 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob go back nearly 100 years to discuss a script with massive theatrical daring. Elmer Rice's Street Scene is packed with people and stories, Rice's attempt to capture the pulsing heartbeat of a New York City street. Listen in as J&J admire the craftsmanship, abundance, and bravery of the play!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  h...

S8.E17 | ”Lemon Sky” by Lanford Wilson with special guest Jeffrey Sweet

May 30, 2022 09:00 - 1 hour - 97.4 MB

This week on No Script, Jacob welcomes special guest Jeffrey Sweet to the show. Sweet is a playwright and teacher based in New York City. Together, he and Jacob discuss Lanford Wilson's semi-autobiographical play Lemon Sky. Sweet knew Wilson personally, and discussed the play with him on several occasions. Sweet brings these experiences, and many more, to the discussion. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help...

S8.E16 | ”Eclipsed” by Danai Gurira

May 23, 2022 09:00 - 51 minutes - 71.3 MB

This week, Jackson and Jacob discuss a heartbreaking play. Eclipsed is Danai Guriria's moving piece about women and their struggle for survival during a civil war in Liberia. Listen in as J&J grapple with this difficult, powerful text.   ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conve...

S8.E15 | ”What the Constitution Means to Me” by Heidi Shreck

May 16, 2022 09:00 - 51 minutes - 70.1 MB

In this week's episode of No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss a semi-autobiographical play (or, more like, theatre event!) that has swept the nation in its half decade of life. What the Constitution Means to Me is a highly comedic, educational, political, deeply personal look at the American Constitution and its evolving relationship to women. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Po...

S8.E14 | ”This Is Our Youth” by Kenneth Lonergan

May 09, 2022 09:00 - 56 minutes - 78.2 MB

One of the famous shows for young actors, Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth follows three people on the cusp of adulthood. With an acerbic wit and total irreverence, Lonergan paints an empathetic portrait. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss this American classic.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------...

S8.E13 | ”The Gin Game” by D.L. Coburn

May 02, 2022 13:41 - 1 hour - 84.5 MB

The Gin Game is a witty, irascible drama by D.L. Coburn. It won the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss Coburn's tender, irreverent look at the sometimes lonely life inside a senior home.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversat...

S8.E12 | ”Soft Power” by David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori

April 25, 2022 14:00 - 59 minutes - 81.3 MB

The final episode of David Henry Hwang Month has arrived! Jackson and Jacob conclude their themed month by discussing Hwang's newest work, a musical written in collaboration with the great Jeanine Tesori. Soft Power is a satiric view of American politics. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss how Soft Power is a play on The King and I.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue...

S8.E11 | ”Chinglish” by David Henry Hwang

April 18, 2022 23:29 - 53 minutes - 73.8 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob continue through the Season 8 themed month! In this third week of plays by David Henry Hwang, J&J discuss Hwang's play "Chinglish," a comic examination of the perils and pitfalls of cross-cultural communication. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  -----------------------------...

S8.E10 | ”Golden Child” by David Henry Hwang

April 11, 2022 09:00 - 54 minutes - 75.5 MB

In the second episode of David Henry Hwang month, Jackson and Jacob discuss one of Hwang's earliest semi-autobiographical works: Golden Child. This play is an examination of the pace and cost of change. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation going! Have you ...

S8.E9 | ”M. Butterfly” by David Henry Hwang

April 04, 2022 14:04 - 52 minutes - 71.7 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob begin a 4 week series on David Henry Hwang. Hwang is one of America's premiere playwrights, shaping the present and future of drama. His play M. Butterfly catapulted him into prominence and remains one of the best American plays of all time. Listen in!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast ...

S8.E8 | ”Appropriate” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

March 28, 2022 09:00 - 52 minutes - 71.6 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob come back to Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. One of America's foremost contemporary playwrights, Jacobs-Jenkins writes plays that are challenging, uncomfortable, and so, so smart. His play Appropriate is a stark portrait of the legacy of racist violence in the American south.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/...

S8.E7 | ”She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen

March 21, 2022 09:00 - 54 minutes - 74.2 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob talk about a play with HUGE name recognition and fascinating production challenges. Qui Nguyan's play She Kills Monsters is an adventurous reflection on grief and loss. Listen in as J&J discuss D&D! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the co...

S8.E6 | ”The Thanksgiving Play” by Larissa FastHorse

March 14, 2022 15:00 - 53 minutes - 73.6 MB

Larissa FastHorse is a contemporary indigenous playwright. Her play The Thanksgiving Play was inspired by FastHorse's experience of trying to tell indigenous stories on the American stage - and the frustration of the blockades in place. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss this satiric new(ish) play! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscript...

S8.E5 | ”The Little Foxes” by Lillian Hellman

March 07, 2022 14:16 - 54 minutes - 74.6 MB

Lillian Hellman's play The Little Foxes is an American classic. It tracks the changing landscape of the post-Civil War South by following one corrupt family as they attempt to make their fortune. Listen in this week as Jackson and Jacob discuss this piece of American history.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------...

S8.E4 | ”Rent” by Jonathan Larson

February 28, 2022 10:00 - 57 minutes - 78.8 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss a musical that changed the landscape of musical theatre in America. "Rent," by the late Jonathan Larson, is the story of friends in New York City. Listen in as J&J chat about Rent's unlikely origins, vignette structure, and overall investigation of love.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscri...

S8.E3 | ”That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her” by Jen Silverman

February 21, 2022 15:41 - 55 minutes - 76.4 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss Jen Silverman, who made her No Script debut in Season 1. Silverman's play That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her is uncomfortable, poignant, funny, and oh-so-relevant. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation goi...

S8.E2 | ”Pipeline” by Dominique Morisseau

February 14, 2022 16:12 - 54 minutes - 75.5 MB

In the second episode of Season 8, Jackson and Jacob revisit Dominique Morisseau. As one of America's most impressive contemporary playwrights, Morisseau's work tracks pressing issues in our society. Her play Pipeline examines the American education system and its impact on one family. Listen in as J&J dive in to this moving piece.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  h...

S8.E1 | ”Between Riverside and Crazy” by Stephen Adly Guirgis

February 07, 2022 15:55 - 59 minutes - 81.9 MB

Welcome back to No Script! Season 8 begins with a Pulitzer Prize-winner. Join Jackson and Jacob for a discussion on Stephen Adly Guirgis' play Between Riverside and Crazy. This script is a powerhouse of scene writing, showing off some of Guirgis' strongest characters in conflict.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ------------...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 19 ”Venus” by Suzan-Lori Parks

December 20, 2021 10:00 - 56 minutes - 77.7 MB

In the final episode of Season 7, Jackson and Jacob return to one of America's great dramatists: Suzan-Lori Parks. This week, J&J cover one of her earlier plays: Venus. In this loose adaption of a true story from the 1800s, so much of what makes Parks the playwright she is can be seen and appreciated. Listen in!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.c...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 18 ”The Dining Room” by AR Gurney

December 13, 2021 15:58 - 56 minutes - 77 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson hosts the season's SPECIAL GUEST! Jana Latchaw Milbourn joins Jackson to discuss a play she's recently directed: AR Gurney's The Dining Room. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation going! Have you read this play? Have you seen...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 17 ”The Chronicles of Kalki” by Aditi Brennan Kapil

December 06, 2021 15:05 - 53 minutes - 73.7 MB

After a month of murder, Jackson and Jacob are delighted to return to regular programming for the last three weeks of the season. This week on No Script, J&J discuss The Chronicles of Kalki by Aditi Brennan Kapil. Kalki re-imagines the final avatar of the god Vishnu as a teenage monster slayer who must intervene in the life of two high schoolers. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script ...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 16 ”Execution of Justice” by Emily Mann

November 29, 2021 19:58 - 55 minutes - 76.5 MB

For the last week of Murder Month, Jackson and Jacob discuss a documentary theatre piece about the murders of George Moscone and Harvey Milk. Emily Mann's Execution of Justice is a verbatim script about the trail of Dan White. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conve...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 15 ”Charles Francis Chan Jr.‘s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery” by Lloyd Suh

November 22, 2021 10:00 - 53 minutes - 73.9 MB

Jackson and Jacob return to Murder Month this week with a loose adaption of Agatha Christie. Lloyd Suh's Charles Francis Chan Jr.'s Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery is a play about writing a play, in which the playwright takes on racist portrayals of Asian Americans in American media. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast ...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 14 ”You Can‘t Take It With You” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

November 15, 2021 10:00 - 55 minutes - 76.8 MB

MURDER MONTH is on pause! Taking a break from all the death, Jackson and Jacob visit a classic old comedy from the Pulitzer Prize list. You Can't Take it With You (George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart) is a story about a "slightly mad" family (according to Kaufman) whose lifestyle is brought under scrutiny.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscri...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 13 ”Deathtrap” by Ira Levin

November 08, 2021 15:40 - 54 minutes - 74.2 MB

MURDER MONTH Episode 2! This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob explore a very different play than Macbeth. Murder is still the subject of the day, but murder in a very different light... Deathtrap by Ira Levin is a comedy thriller where murder becomes the first solution to any problem. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob laugh their way through this crazy play! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Scri...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 12: ”Macbeth” by William Shakespeare

November 01, 2021 09:00 - 55 minutes - 76.7 MB

MURDER MONTH has arrived!  In this first episode of Season 7's themed month, Jackson and Jacob launch into their conversations on killing with perhaps the most famous murder play of all time: Shakespeare's Macbeth. Listen in as J&J discuss the ghastly consequences of guilt on the human soul. ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 11: ”Choir Boy” by Tarell Alvin McCraney

October 25, 2021 09:00 - 50 minutes - 69.9 MB

Tarell Alvin McCraney's play Choir Boy is sweeping the nation. This empathetic portrait of teenagers at a prep school is full of music, poetry, and challenges to power. This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob explore the wonderful complexity of McCraney's characters.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  -----------------------...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 10: ”The Book of Mountains and Seas” by Yilong Liu

October 18, 2021 09:00 - 56 minutes - 77.4 MB

Yilong Liu's The Book of Mountains and Seas is a buddy romp through New York City... about grief! Liu's sense of humor shines through in this script. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss the juxtaposition of myth and modernity this week.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the co...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 9: ”Talley‘s Folly” by Lanford Wilson

October 11, 2021 09:00 - 56 minutes - 77.7 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob visit one of America's great lyrical, poetic masters: Lanford Wilson. His play Talley's Folly is a short romance set in a gorgeous boathouse. Oh... and Jackson was in it! Listen in.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation going...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 8: ”Foghorn” by Hanay Geiogamah

October 04, 2021 18:50 - 55 minutes - 76.6 MB

Hanay Geiogamah is one of the first indigenous people to have a play published in the United States. His Foghorn is a satirical chastisement of the way indigenous people are stereotyped in the American media. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss how Geiogamah uses juxtaposition to create a huge impact.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscr...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 7: ”Men on Boats” by Jaclyn Backhaus

September 27, 2021 09:05 - 55 minutes - 76.3 MB

In their first sponsored episode of No Script history, Jackson and Jacob discuss Jaclyn Backhaus' play Men on Boats. Based on a true story, the script follows a group of intrepid explorers who set out to map sections of the Colorado River. The characters - historical persons - are all cisgender white men. The cast? Not so much. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss this rousing tale that asks questions of how we understand American history. ------------------------------ Please consider s...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 6: ”The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson

September 20, 2021 09:00 - 56 minutes - 77 MB

In their second discussion on playwright Lauren Gunderson, Jackson and Jacob discuss her play The Revolutionists. The play is loosely based on the lives of four women who lived during the French Revolution. With modern dialogue, meta-theatre comedy, and several beheadings, The Revolutionists is a fascinating play to talk about. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continu...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 5: ”Elliot, A Solider‘s Fugue” by Quiara Alegría Hudes

September 13, 2021 08:00 - 56 minutes - 77.7 MB

Quiara Alegría Hudes is a highly lauded playwright whose recent (re)entrance into the popular culture is due to writing the book for In the Heights. Jackson and Jacob have come to Hudes before - discussing her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful. This week on No Script, J&J discuss the first play in the Elliot trilogy: Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Scri...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 4: ”Rapture, Blister, Burn” by Gina Gionfriddo

September 06, 2021 15:56 - 53 minutes - 74 MB

This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob visit a new playwright to the podcast: Gina Gionfriddo. Her play Rapture, Blister, Burn was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Join J&J as they explore this comedic look at the history and present practice of American feminism.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  --------...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 3: "The Baltimore Waltz" by Paula Vogel

August 30, 2021 16:15 - 55 minutes - 76.2 MB

Paula Vogel is one of America's great playwrights. This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob return to Vogel's body of work once again. This time, they explore her charming and heartfelt play-tribute to her brother: The Baltimore Waltz. ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conver...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 2: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams

August 24, 2021 15:19 - 57 minutes - 79.6 MB

Episode 1 of this season was a (fairly) brand new musical. Now, in one of the great whiplashes of No Script history, Jackson and Jacob pivot entirely and visit an American classic by (perhaps) the greatest male American playwright: Tennessee Williams. His play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is often called his greatest work. Listen in!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https:...

No Script: The Podcast | S7 Episode 1: "A Strange Loop" by Michael R. Jackson

August 16, 2021 09:00 - 55 minutes - 76.2 MB

No Script is back! In this first episode of Season 7, Jackson and Jacob discuss the 2020 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama: A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson. ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation going! Have you read this play? Have you seen it? Comment and t...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 22: "Company" by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim

June 07, 2021 15:47 - 56 minutes - 77.1 MB

For the last episode of Season Six, the boys of No Script discuss one of Jacob's favorite musicals of all time: Company by Stephen Sondheim. Jackson and Jacob discuss Sondheim's lyrical genius, and the play's odd structuring.  Though the season may be ending, never fear! No Script will return in late summer or early fall with Season Seven! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can conti...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 21: "Rhinoceros" by Eugene Ionesco

May 31, 2021 11:00 - 55 minutes - 76.7 MB

For the first time, Jackson and Jacob visit Eugene Ionesco, one of the master playwrights of the 20th century. Ionesco's vision for the theatre and it's literature has had far reaching consequences. This week, J&J discuss his best known full length work: Rhinoceros.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  --------------------------...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 19: "Language of Angels" by Naomi Iizuka

May 24, 2021 17:23 - 53 minutes - 74.3 MB

Are you ready for a ghost story? This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss Naomi Iizuka's eerie play Language of Angels, which takes place in cave country in North Carolina. Listen in!   >>PLEASE NOTE: A previous edition of this episode included a small editing mistake about halfway through the episode. We apologize for this and it has been corrected. Thanks! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure th...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 20: "Language of Angels" by Naomi Iizuka

May 24, 2021 17:23 - 53 minutes - 74.3 MB

Are you ready for a ghost story? This week on No Script, Jackson and Jacob discuss Naomi Iizuka's eerie play Language of Angels, which takes place in cave country in North Carolina. Listen in!   >>PLEASE NOTE: A previous edition of this episode included a small editing mistake about halfway through the episode. We apologize for this and it has been corrected. Thanks! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure th...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 19: "Detroit '67" by Dominique Morisseau

May 17, 2021 19:07 - 59 minutes - 81.7 MB

This week on No Script, Jacob is joined by special guest K Edmonds to discuss Dominique Morisseau's play Detroit '67. Edmonds directed the play for Albion College in fall of 2020. Listen in as Jacob and Edmonds discuss the way Morisseau has layered her incredible characters and complex worldview into this funny, poignant play about the long hot summer in Detroit.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No ...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 18: "Detroit '67" by Dominique Morisseau

May 17, 2021 19:07 - 59 minutes - 81.7 MB

This week on No Script, Jacob is joined by special guest K Edmonds to discuss Dominique Morisseau's play Detroit '67. Edmonds directed the play for Albion College in fall of 2020. Listen in as Jacob and Edmonds discuss the way Morisseau has layered her incredible characters and complex worldview into this funny, poignant play about the long hot summer in Detroit.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No ...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 18: "Detroit" by Lisa D'Amour

May 11, 2021 03:11 - 54 minutes - 75.4 MB

This week of No Script begins a pair of episodes about Detroit. On this episode, listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss Lisa D'Amour's play "Detroit." A play about new neighbors, suburban nostalgia, and authenticity, "Detroit" was a nominee for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  -------------...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 17: "Detroit" by Lisa D'Amour

May 11, 2021 03:11 - 54 minutes - 75.4 MB

This week of No Script begins a pair of episodes about Detroit. On this episode, listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss Lisa D'Amour's play "Detroit." A play about new neighbors, suburban nostalgia, and authenticity, "Detroit" was a nominee for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  -------------...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 16: "Ripcord" by David Lindsay-Abaire

May 03, 2021 09:00 - 56 minutes - 77.6 MB

Returning from (Original) Masters Month, Jackson and Jacob revisit a playwright from Season 2! David Lindsay-Abaire's play Ripcord is a sharp, irreverent comedy about roommates in a senior living facility. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss Lindsay-Abaire's structuring and creative imagination!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpod...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 17: "Ripcord" by David Lindsay-Abaire

May 03, 2021 09:00 - 56 minutes - 77.6 MB

Returning from (Original) Masters Month, Jackson and Jacob revisit a playwright from Season 2! David Lindsay-Abaire's play Ripcord is a sharp, irreverent comedy about roommates in a senior living facility. Listen in as Jackson and Jacob discuss Lindsay-Abaire's structuring and creative imagination!  ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpod...

No Script: The Podcast | S6 Episode 16: "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes

April 27, 2021 01:59 - 56 minutes - 77 MB

It's the final week of Season 6's themed month: Original Masters Month. In this episode, Jackson and Jacob discuss the famous bawdy comedy "Lysistrata" by Aristophanes. Listen in! ------------------------------ Please consider supporting us on Patreon. For as low as $1/month, you can help to ensure the No Script Podcast can continue.  https://www.patreon.com/noscriptpodcast  ----------------------------- We want to keep the conversation going! Have you read this play? Have you seen it? ...