013: Shakespeare In Detroit

013: Shakespeare in Detroit

When theater actor Sam White left her hometown of Detroit to pursue a career in Las Vegas, she ended up discovering something unexpected in the middle of the desert -- the idea to start her very own Shakespeare company. On this episode, we talk with Sam to hear how a seedling of an idea became Shakespeare in Detroit, one of the city's most…

From Bathrooms To Breweries: Immersive Theater With The Speakeasy Society

From Bathrooms to Breweries: Immersive Theater with The Speakeasy Society

Today's guests are Genevieve Gearhart and Matthew Bamberg-Johnson, two of the three co-artistic directors from The Speakeasy Society, a Los Angeles-based theater company dedicated to creating innovative, site-specific, theatrical events. Over the holidays, I was fortunate to stumble into one of their hallmark performances -- a twisted adaptation of the classic Dickens tale, Ebenezer, which took place at Golden Road…