Conversations

Ashland New Plays Festival's Play4Keeps Podcast lets you in on the conversation between creators on the front lines of new works. In addition to our audio recordings of new plays, we air engaging conversations with playwrights, actors, directors and other theater professionals. You'll discover something new through ANPF's Play4Keeps Podcast! Start listening today via the episode links below, RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneInStitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Play4Keeps Podcast | Cultivate your voice: A conversation with Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas

Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas speak to the moment and are as vulnerable and open in this…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Cherishing time: A conversation with Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo

Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo check in with each other from their respective coasts. They share what…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Singing Our Song: A Conversation with Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker

Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker join us on the podcast today for a conversation that brings connection…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Living their best lives: A conversation with R. Eric Thomas and Haygen-Brice Walker

You’ll be laughing from the word hello with these two: from ill-fitting corduroy pants during fashion week…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Heavy with hoping: An interview with playwright Franky D. Gonzalez

What do Big L’s song “Furious Anger” and Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT have in common? Both…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Nature and Fate: A conversation with Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos

Join guests Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos as they talk about Michael’s ANPF 2019 winning play STARTER…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | The regional playwright hustle: A conversation with Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz

We’re excited to bring together playwrights Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz, who are meeting for the first…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Superpowers: A conversation with Tira Palmquist, Yvonne Huff Lee and Jason Delane Lee

What drives us as people, creators, storytellers? In this compelling conversation, playwright Tira Palmquist and actors/producers/storytellers Yvonne…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Behind the scenes: A conversation with Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman

Playwrights and TV writers Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman connect over their experiences in TV world and…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Love your squad: A conversation with Skye Robinson Hillis and Don Zolidis

We’re so happy to bring these two past ANPF winners together in conversation! Skye Robinson Hillis (ANPF…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Lived Experience: A conversation with Rachel Crowl and Natalie Symons

Rachel Crowl and Natalie Symons are unapologetically kicking ass and taking names. In this week’s ANPF Play4Keeps…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Friendship and collaboration: A conversation with Victor Lesniewski and Kareem Fahmy

Jump into a conversation between friends Victor Lesniewski and Kareem Fahmy. They share what they’ve collaborated on…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Landscapes of language: In conversation with Blake Hackler and Holly L. Derr

Welcome to this week’s episode where Blake Hackler and Holly L. Derr reconnect after working with each…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Historical plays bring the past to life: A conversation with Jeannine Grizzard and Leslie Slape

What do you get when you bring together two playwrights to discuss their historical dramas? You learn…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Reflecting Experience through Theatre: Kari Bentley-Quinn and Marie-Claire Erdynast

Join playwright Kari Bentley-Quinn and actor Marie-Claire Erdynast as they discuss Kari’s plays, including THE WORST MOTHER…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Gathering data of the heart: Sarah Mitchell and Kara Q Lewis

Join us for a dive into the story and process behind Sarah Mitchell’s ARTICHOKE HEARTS and the…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | A Way Beyond The Script: E.M. Lewis and Jackie Apodaca

Join these two multitalented theatre creators for an engaging conversation that takes you through stories of creating…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Tiny Quiet Little Love Song: Beth Kander and Ian August

Beth Kander and Ian August are a joy to listen to when they get together, whether in…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Ahead of the curve: Kyle Haden and James Pagliasotti

In this episode, Ashland New Plays Festival Artistic Director Kyle Haden and Play4Keeps Director James Pagliasotti talk…

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