Modern Myths Podcast

Modern Myths Podcast

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12 Peers Theater is launching their 2016 season with a groundbreaking year round podcast featuring 13 new play readings, exclusive interviews with the playwrights, and Q&A sessions with the producers, directors and actors. In an effort to make theatre more accessible and on demand, the thirteen new plays will premiere online over the course of 52 episodes spanning the entirety of 2016.

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Episódios

  • Episode 21 - Wrong Number by Nedra Pezold Roberts
    Episode 21 - Wrong Number by Nedra Pezold Roberts
    Duração: 01h29min | 14/12/2017

    Wrong Number by Nedra Pezold Roberts Directed by Spencer Whale Cassie.......................................Erika Cuenca Mike..............................Shaun Cameron Hall Emma........................................Julia Geisler Dan...........................................Charlie Wein Dorothy....................................Gina Preciado Arnold........................................Todd Betker Stage Directions...................Amanda Montoya   Synopsis Cassie Hobson is thirty-five, single, and desperately wanting to be pregnant. Her pal Emma and parents Dorothy and Arnold are sympathetic but unable to help. Cassie’s best friend Mike and his partner Dan want to start a family, so the solution seems simple enough when Cassie offers to be the surrogate for their child. Then life intervenes. The fetus Cassie is carrying turns out to be twins, Dan decides he can’t cope with that much responsibility and leaves Mike, and Cassie realizes she can’t give up her babies after all. From the time they were

  • Episode 20 - Alex Kump Interview
    Episode 20 - Alex Kump Interview
    Duração: 13min | 30/11/2017

    Alex Kump Interview Playwright of It's Just Something That Happened Directed by Reginald Douglas Featuring Moira Quigley ..……..………...………….Frankie Matt Henderson..………………….…..……….. Eli Ryan Patrick Kearney...…....…..Christopher John Feightner..….………….………………...Billy Alex Manalo…….………………....…...….. Death Christopher Collier…...….. Stage Directions Recording location provided by TimeSys Corporation.   It’s Just Something That Happened Synopsis The Family Fun Time Bowling Center will be closing its doors at the end of the season. Frankie and Eli spend their summer with Billy, who is doing nothing with his life, and Death (short for Meredith) the gamer obsessed with old arcade games, and the new employee Christopher. At a party in the arcade, something happens that threatens to break apart Frankie and Eli's friendship for good. It's Just Something That Happened is a coming-of-age play about friendship and uncertain futures. Alex Kump Biography Alex Kump is a playwright, performance artist, and general Jack-of-All-T

  • Its Just Something That Happened by Alex Kump
    It's Just Something That Happened by Alex Kump
    Duração: 02h34min | 16/11/2017

    It’s Just Something That Happened by Alex Kump Directed by Reginald Douglas Featuring Moira Quigley ..……..………...………….Frankie Matt Henderson..………………….…..……….. Eli Ryan Patrick Kearney...…....…..Christopher John Feightner..….………….………………...Billy Alex Manalo…….………………....…...….. Death Christopher Collier…...….. Stage Directions Recording location provided by TimeSys Corporation.   It’s Just Something That Happened Synopsis The Family Fun Time Bowling Center will be closing its doors at the end of the season. Frankie and Eli spend their summer with Billy, who is doing nothing with his life, and Death (short for Meredith) the gamer obsessed with old arcade games, and the new employee Christopher. At a party in the arcade, something happens that threatens to break apart Frankie and Eli's friendship for good. It's Just Something That Happened is a coming-of-age play about friendship and uncertain futures. Alex Kump Biography Alex Kump is a playwright, performance artist, and general Jack-of-All-Trades based in Chicag

  • Episode 18 - Leslie Becker Interview
    Episode 18 - Leslie Becker Interview
    Duração: 37min | 18/01/2017

    Episode 18 - Leslie Becker Interview 12 Peers Theater's Artistic Director Vince Ventura interviews Broadway Veteran, Leslie Becker.   LESLIE BECKER has appeared on Broadway and major national tours of WICKED, BONNIE & CLYDE, ANYTHING GOES, CINDERELLA, NINE, AMAZING GRACE, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and SHOW BOAT. She has starred in over 50 regional productions including RAGTIME (Mother), BILLY ELLIOT (Mrs. Wilkinson), KING AND I (Anna), HELLO, DOLLY (Dolly) and more. Also a writer, her book The Organized Actor has been a best seller for over 20 years and her musical A PROPER PLACE (book/lyrics) will have its World Premiere on the Mainstage at The Village Theatre in March 2017. As a recording artist, her debut single Slow Burn reached number 4 on the AC Billboard/Hot AC chart this year.  www.LeslieBecker.com   Click here for an exclusive discount on Leslie Becker's The Organized Actor

  • Episode 17 - Jim Knable Interview
    Episode 17 - Jim Knable Interview
    Duração: 26min | 01/11/2016

    The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable A white motorcycle cop gets a flat tire on the freeway and ends up meeting Grace, a black female mechanic, at her auto shop. As a rookie, he wants to keep the flat off the books to save face.  Despite their differences, an understanding begins to develop.  But when Grace's son shows up and meets the description of a suspected car thief, a Tragedy of the 21st Century is set in motion.

  • Episode 16 - The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable Part 2
    Episode 16 - The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable Part 2
    Duração: 32min | 28/09/2016

    The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable A white motorcycle cop gets a flat tire on the freeway and ends up meeting Grace, a black female mechanic, at her auto shop. As a rookie, he wants to keep the flat off the books to save face.  Despite their differences, an understanding begins to develop.  But when Grace's son shows up and meets the description of a suspected car thief, a Tragedy of the 21st Century is set in motion.

  • Episode 15 - The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable Part 1
    Episode 15 - The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable Part 1
    Duração: 30min | 07/07/2016

    The Curse of Atreus by Jim Knable A white motorcycle cop gets a flat tire on the freeway and ends up meeting Grace, a black female mechanic, at her auto shop. As a rookie, he wants to keep the flat off the books to save face.  Despite their differences, an understanding begins to develop.  But when Grace's son shows up and meets the description of a suspected car thief, a Tragedy of the 21st Century is set in motion.  

  • Episode 14 - Jennie Redling Interview Part 2
    Episode 14 - Jennie Redling Interview Part 2
    Duração: 15min | 17/06/2016

    Gone Astray By Jennie Redling Kerryn O’Mally has insisted for nine years that her abducted child is still alive. Since her daughter’s disappearance she has frozen herself, her husband and their mentally handicapped son in a changeless state. With the missing girl's twentieth birthday approaching, a young woman of the Lakota nation arrives at their doorstep and is persuaded to recover the lost child. A battle of wills ensues when the hopes of Kerryn, a white woman steeped in Roman Catholic ritual, clash with the doubts of a Native American who has wandered adrift of her ancestors’ beliefs

  • Episode 13 - Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Act 2
    Episode 13 - Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Act 2
    Duração: 40min | 12/05/2016

    Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Kerryn O’Mally has insisted for nine years that her abducted child is still alive. Since her daughter’s disappearance she has frozen herself, her husband and their mentally handicapped son in a changeless state. With the missing girl's twentieth birthday approaching, a young woman of the Lakota nation arrives at their doorstep and is persuaded to recover the lost child. A battle of wills ensues when the hopes of Kerryn, a white woman steeped in Roman Catholic ritual, clash with the doubts of a Native American who has wandered adrift of her ancestors’ beliefs.

  • Episode 12 - Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Act 1
    Episode 12 - Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Act 1
    Duração: 58min | 29/04/2016

    Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Kerryn O’Mally has insisted for nine years that her abducted child is still alive. Since her daughter’s disappearance she has frozen herself, her husband and their mentally handicapped son in a changeless state. With the missing girl's twentieth birthday approaching, a young woman of the Lakota nation arrives at their doorstep and is persuaded to recover the lost child. A battle of wills ensues when the hopes of Kerryn, a white woman steeped in Roman Catholic ritual, clash with the doubts of a Native American who has wandered adrift of her ancestors’ beliefs.

  • Episode 11 - Jennie Redling Interview
    Episode 11 - Jennie Redling Interview
    Duração: 14min | 14/04/2016

    Gone Astray by Jennie Redling Kerryn O’Mally has insisted for nine years that her abducted child is still alive. Since her daughter’s disappearance she has frozen herself, her husband and their mentally handicapped son in a changeless state. With the missing girl's twentieth birthday approaching, a young woman of the Lakota nation arrives at their doorstep and is persuaded to recover the lost child. A battle of wills ensues when the hopes of Kerryn, a white woman steeped in Roman Catholic ritual, clash with the doubts of a Native American who has wandered adrift of her ancestors’ beliefs.

  • Episode 10 - Michael Aman Interview Part 2
    Episode 10 - Michael Aman Interview Part 2
    Duração: 14min | 18/03/2016

    Caliban By Michael Aman Caliban is a play about language and resentments. Shakespeare’s creature from The Tempest is still alive and well and still speaking iniambic pentameter. He lives on an island where he finds Emma, a nurse with her own baggage. Together with an angry young playwright named Wendy and her father, the play shows the power that forgiveness holds, even when confronting ancient resentments.

  • Episode 9 - Caliban by Michael Aman
    Episode 9 - Caliban by Michael Aman
    Duração: 01h17min | 16/03/2016

     Caliban By Michael Aman Caliban is a play about language and resentments. Shakespeare’s creature from The Tempest is still alive and well and still speaking iniambic pentameter. He lives on an island where he finds Emma, a nurse with her own baggage. Together with an angry young playwright named Wendy and her father, the play shows the power that forgiveness holds, even when confronting ancient resentments.  

  • Episode 8 - Michael Aman Interview Part 1
    Episode 8 - Michael Aman Interview Part 1
    Duração: 11min | 04/03/2016

    Caliban by Michael Aman Caliban is a play about language and resentments. Shakespeare’s creature from The Tempest is still alive and well and still speaking iniambic pentameter. He lives on an island where he finds Emma, a nurse with her own baggage. Together with an angry young playwright named Wendy and her father, the play shows the power that forgiveness holds, even when confronting ancient resentments.

  • Episode 7 - Spiralling QA
    Episode 7 - Spiralling Q&A
    Duração: 12min | 26/02/2016

      Spiralling By Judith Pratt A mysterious crate of tribal masks appears in the office of a disaffected academic and her struggling young grad student. Meredith hopes that the masks, and their stories, are a ticket out of her hated teaching job. Jill, struggling for meaning in her life, hopes the masks will supply her with a belief in—something. The two women learn that the masks might be forgeries made by Emma, who traveled the Pacific in 1910. Or the masks may have been made by the indigenous tribe Emma visits and describes in her journal. As Meredith and Jill find and read the journal, Emma, in the past, writes and comments on it. The three masks represent the traps women encounter at each stage of life—maiden, mother, and crone. The maiden gives up everything for love; the mother starves herself for her children; the crone nearly destroys the world in her fight against death. Jill loves the Maiden; Meredith fears the Crone; between them they are Mother and daughter. Obsessed with the masks, Jill argues wit

  • Episode 6 - Judith Pratt Interview
    Episode 6 - Judith Pratt Interview
    Duração: 17min | 17/02/2016

    Spiralling By Judith Pratt A mysterious crate of tribal masks appears in the office of a disaffected academic and her struggling young grad student. Meredith hopes that the masks, and their stories, are a ticket out of her hated teaching job. Jill, struggling for meaning in her life, hopes the masks will supply her with a belief in—something. The two women learn that the masks might be forgeries made by Emma, who traveled the Pacific in 1910. Or the masks may have been made by the indigenous tribe Emma visits and describes in her journal. As Meredith and Jill find and read the journal, Emma, in the past, writes and comments on it. The three masks represent the traps women encounter at each stage of life—maiden, mother, and crone. The maiden gives up everything for love; the mother starves herself for her children; the crone nearly destroys the world in her fight against death. Jill loves the Maiden; Meredith fears the Crone; between them they are Mother and daughter. Obsessed with the masks, Jill argues with

  • Episode 5 - Spiralling by Judith Pratt
    Episode 5 - Spiralling by Judith Pratt
    Duração: 01h13min | 12/02/2016

    Spiralling By Judith Pratt A mysterious crate of tribal masks appears in the office of a disaffected academic and her struggling young grad student. Meredith hopes that the masks, and their stories, are a ticket out of her hated teaching job. Jill, struggling for meaning in her life, hopes the masks will supply her with a belief in—something. The two women learn that the masks might be forgeries made by Emma, who traveled the Pacific in 1910. Or the masks may have been made by the indigenous tribe Emma visits and describes in her journal. As Meredith and Jill find and read the journal, Emma, in the past, writes and comments on it. The three masks represent the traps women encounter at each stage of life—maiden, mother, and crone. The maiden gives up everything for love; the mother starves herself for her children; the crone nearly destroys the world in her fight against death. Jill loves the Maiden; Meredith fears the Crone; between them they are Mother and daughter. Obsessed with the masks, Jill argues with

  • Episode 4 - Cry in the Shower QA
    Episode 4 - Cry in the Shower Q&A
    Duração: 08min | 27/01/2016

    Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Detailing the emotionally complicated relationship between a mother and daughter both suffering from an emotional disorder (which the mother has euphemistically coined as “the sads”), this piece jumps around in time to reveal how a family of two develops over the course of a lifetime. Chantal Gregory perseveres to teach her daughter, Lena “The Rules of Suffering” to help her survive genetically inherited clinical depression. In doing so, she overlooks her daughter’s humanity. This piece explores how even the closest relationships can fall apart.

  • Episode 3 - Liz Leighton Interview
    Episode 3 - Liz Leighton Interview
    Duração: 21min | 20/01/2016

    Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Detailing the emotionally complicated relationship between a mother and daughter both suffering from an emotional disorder (which the mother has euphemistically coined as “the sads”), this piece jumps around in time to reveal how a family of two develops over the course of a lifetime. Chantal Gregory perseveres to teach her daughter, Lena “The Rules of Suffering” to help her survive genetically inherited clinical depression. In doing so, she overlooks her daughter’s humanity. This piece explores how even the closest relationships can fall apart.

  • Episode 2 - Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Part 2
    Episode 2 - Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Part 2
    Duração: 33min | 13/01/2016

    Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Detailing the emotionally complicated relationship between a mother and daughter both suffering from an emotional disorder (which the mother has euphemistically coined as “the sads”), this piece jumps around in time to reveal how a family of two develops over the course of a lifetime. Chantal Gregory perseveres to teach her daughter, Lena “The Rules of Suffering” to help her survive genetically inherited clinical depression. In doing so, she overlooks her daughter’s humanity. This piece explores how even the closest relationships can fall apart. ter’s humanity. This piece explores how even the closest relationships can fall apart.

  • Episode 1 - Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Part 1
    Episode 1 - Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Part 1
    Duração: 24min | 05/01/2016

    Cry in the Shower by Liz Leighton Detailing the emotionally complicated relationship between a mother and daughter both suffering from an emotional disorder (which the mother has euphemistically coined as “the sads”), this piece jumps around in time to reveal how a family of two develops over the course of a lifetime. Chantal Gregory perseveres to teach her daughter, Lena “The Rules of Suffering” to help her survive genetically inherited clinical depression. In doing so, she overlooks her daughter’s humanity. This piece explores how even the closest relationships can fall apart.

  • Episode 0 - Modern Myths Podcast
    Episode 0 - Modern Myths Podcast
    Duração: 02min | 04/01/2016

     12 Peers Theater is launching their 2016 season with a groundbreaking year round podcast featuring 13 new play readings, exclusive interviews with the playwrights, and Q&A sessions with the producers, directors and actors. In an effort to make theatre more accessible and on demand, the thirteen new plays will premiere online over the course of 52 episodes spanning the entirety of 2016.

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