Soundstage

Soundstage

Playwrights Horizons
May 23, 2020 17 min

Interview: Heather Christian

Heather Christian (writer, composer, and performer of Soundstage Episode 1: PRIME, A Practical Breviary) talks about what's inspiring to her about breviary masses, why she loves being in the studio - as well as the theater - and what creative life has been like for her since theaters have been shuttered by COVID-19.
May 14, 2020 20 min

OUTTAKES by Qui Nguyen

A son keeps trying to get his charming (if frustrating) immigrant parents to tell him a true war story from their lives in Vietnam to help him write a new play. Imagined as edited found interview tapes, Outtakes is both funny and heartfelt, drawn from the playwright's real-life experiences.
May 07, 2020 1 min

Next Week on Soundstage...

It's our off week, but we wanted to say hello anyway! Our next full episode, Qui Nguyen's OUTTAKES drops next week, May 14th. Stay well and see you soon!
Apr 30, 2020 3 min

PLAY FOR ANY TWO PEOPLE by Jordan Harrison: Orientation

Listen to this track first! A masterful feat of timing and sound design, our third episode of Soundstage lets you and a fellow listener become actors in a head-trippy psychological drama. Your apartment becomes the stage, and your listening companion a mysterious stranger. Are they there to help or hurt you? Press play.
Apr 30, 2020 14 min

PLAY FOR ANY TWO PEOPLE: Person 1

The first thing you have to know about this podcast, is that you can’t listen to it alone. You need a partner. If you haven't yet, go back and listen to the introduction track that should be just above this in your Soundstage feed - there's important instructions there. You and your partner will be listening to two different, but simultaneous tracks. One of you should pick Person 1 and the other should pick Person 2. When you’re ready to begin, both you and your partner will press Play at exactly the same time. (You could even do a countdown: Three, two, one and go.) See you on the other side...
Apr 30, 2020 14 min

PLAY FOR ANY TWO PEOPLE: Person 2

The first thing you have to know about this podcast, is that you can’t listen to it alone. You need a partner. If you haven't yet, go back and listen to the introduction track that should be just above this in your Soundstage feed - there's important instructions there. You and your partner will be listening to two different, but simultaneous tracks. One of you should pick Person 1 and the other should pick Person 2. When you’re ready to begin, both you and your partner will press Play at exactly the same time. (You could even do a countdown: Three, two, one and go.) See you on the other side...
Apr 24, 2020 2 min

Next Week on Soundstage...

If you haven't listened to Episodes 1 & 2 yet, now's your chance to catch up! Soundstage is moving to an every-other-week publishing schedule, but we're here on our off-week to give you a preview of Jordan Harrison's upcoming release because this one will be more than just a little different...
Apr 16, 2020 17 min

GATHER by Robert O'Hara

Using the high-stakes drama of a spy thriller format, GATHER is a suspenseful and hilarious tale of a series of mysterious disappearances. GATHER was written and directed by Robert O'Hara. Visit soundstagepodcast.org for complete episode credits. Follow us at @SoundstagePH on Instagram and Twitter for behind the scenes content. Soundstage is a production of Playwrights Horizons. If you like what you hear and want to support the Soundstage program, we hope you will consider making a donation. To support us, text SOUNDSTAGE20 to 44-321.
Apr 09, 2020 40 min

PRIME: A Practical Breviary by Heather Christian

Inspired by breviary masses performed by cloistered monks, PRIME employs modern language and rich, contemporary musical arrangements to reimagine what a modern prayer for a Tuesday morning at 6AM might sound like. PRIME: A PRACTICAL BREVIARY was written and composed by Heather Christian. Visit soundstagepodcast.org for complete episode credits. Follow us at @SoundstagePH on Instagram and Twitter for behind the scenes content. Soundstage is a production of Playwrights Horizons. If you like what you hear and want to support the Soundstage program, we hope you will consider making a donation. To support us, text SOUNDSTAGE20 to 44-321.
Apr 02, 2020 3 min

Introducing: Soundstage

Over a year in the making, a new, original series of portable stories from Playwrights Horizons.
Soundstage
Genre
Fiction
Episodes
10
Frequency
Ongoing podcast
Website
spreaker.com/show/soundstage
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