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.
How do we deal with the pressures of modern society? This week’s episode features interviews with people who employ different strategies for escaping their lives, including running away, doing drugs, attempting suicide, and practicing hot nude yoga. Billy Eugene Jones plays a former mole person who lived in the New York subway tunnels in the 1980’s; Dan Domingues plays the founder of hot nude yoga; Daoud Heidami plays a New Jersey State Trooper; and Michael Esper sings “Lost Horizon,” which Michael Friedman wrote for our play “Gone Missing.”
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