Ten years after "The Great Immensity," received a National Science Foundation grant that drew the ire of Congressional Republicans, The Civilians' Artistic Director Steve Cosson discusses the complicated relationship between the government and arts organizations.
In this interview, playwright Sam Chanse discusses the workshop process for her new play "What You Are Now," and shares some of the things she read, watched, and listened to while she was writing it.
In this interview with Extended Play, the cast of "Whisper House," which closed before its first preview due to COVID-19, reminisces about the show and discusses their hopes for its future.
Director Tina Satter on how she and Half Straddle brought a verbatim FBI transcript to life in "Is This A Room."
Extended Play's Daniel Krane interviews Mark Russell, Director of the Under the Radar Festival, and "Andares" director Héctor Flores Komatsu.
In this interview with Extended Play, the creative team behind "TRAPT," a new devised investigative theater piece about trap music, discusses their creative process and ongoing reckoning with trap music in advance of a presentation at Joe's Pub on December 16.
“Martha, the Last Pigeon” Lives Again: Behind the Scenes of the Music Video of a Michael Friedman Classic
Extended Play's Daniel Krane interviews Alix Lambert and Brian Young about the making of the music video for a classic Michael Friedman song and what Michael Friedman's work means to them.
In this interview with Extended Play, members of the original cast of "This Beautiful City" talk about the show's origins, Michael Friedman's legacy and the bittersweet experience of recording the new album.
Janis and Richard Londraville are a husband-and-wife team of literary scholars. Together, they have published numerous biographies, including the 2006 book, The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol, the first comprehensive biography of Paul...
Alex Hare, director and co-conceiver of "Chains Don't Rattle Themselves," explores stories by formerly incarcerated writers and affected family members.
"That is my mission as an artist—is to create this accessible, inclusive theater for all. " -- Sara Morgulis
Axis Ballymun is a cultural organization serving the regenerated community of Ballymun in North Dublin. Axis Program Manager Niamh Ní Chonchubhair recently gave Extended Play a tour of their facilities.
In part-two of our "London Road" series, composer Michael Friedman interviews Tony-winner Adam Cork about his score for the verbatim film musical, which he wrote with Alecky Blythe and stars Tom Hardy.