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 episode, Actor Sam Trammell (“True Blood”) portrays adult entertainment super-star Evan Stone; legendary performer Ginger Lynn introduces the monologue from her interview with our artists, performed by actress Kathryn Hahn (“How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days”); and Rutina Wesley (“True Blood”) and Peter Porte perform the song “Applesauce” from the new musical “Pretty Filthy” by Michael Friedman and Bess Wohl. This material draws from interviews conducted by Civilians artists with adult entertainment professionals in both the San Fernando Valley and Las Vegas. This performance was recorded at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City.
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