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New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. Debuting on July 3, 2017 is the Boston Podcast Players Podcast, hosted by Greg Lam and Mara Palma. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings in podcast form. We've just made a trailer for the first season of 8 readings of plays by Boston area playwrights Mimi Augustin, Mary McCullough, Greg Lam, Mara Elissa Palma, Ken Green, Jecenia Isis Figueroa, Rosa Nagle, and Colleen M. Hughes. Subscribe to get your (virtual) tickets now! For more info, see bostonpodcastplayers.com. Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/bpp.

New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. Debuting on July 3, 2017 is the Boston Podcast Players Podcast, hosted by Greg Lam and Mara Palma. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings in podcast form. We've just made a trailer for the first season of 8 readings of plays by Boston area playwrights Mimi Augustin, Mary McCullough, Greg Lam, Mara Elissa Palma, Ken Green, Jecenia Isis Figueroa, Rosa Nagle, and Colleen M. Hughes. Subscribe to get your (virtual) tickets now! For more info, see bostonpodcastplayers.com. Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/bpp.
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New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. Debuting on July 3, 2017 is the Boston Podcast Players Podcast, hosted by Greg Lam and Mara Palma. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings in podcast form. We've just made a trailer for the first season of 8 readings of plays by Boston area playwrights Mimi Augustin, Mary McCullough, Greg Lam, Mara Elissa Palma, Ken Green, Jecenia Isis Figueroa, Rosa Nagle, and Colleen M. Hughes. Subscribe to get your (virtual) tickets now! For more info, see bostonpodcastplayers.com. Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/bpp.

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Episodes

Season 1 Wrap up

3/2/2018
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There's no featured playwright this week. Instead Mara and Greg sit and recap the first season and look forward to the next season. We find out what Mara's been up to in Seattle. (Quite a lot, as it happens.) We talk about our favorite moments of Season 1, and we look ahead to season 2. Yes, we will be doing a season 2! There will be changes! We have started talking to exciting people and setting things up! It should be up in the fall. Boston Podcast Players is supported by a grant by the...

Duration:00:35:00

Dirty Laundry by Jecenia Isis Figueroa

1/30/2018
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In this episode we talk with featured playwright, poet, and all around creative Jecenia Isis Figueroa about writing bilingually, going for raw emotion, and drawing inspiration for her intense play from the Boston Marathon bombing. Bonus: TFW you realize that you can't think of a single fictional Latino Bostonian. Not. A. Single. One. Then we listen to her short play Dirty Laundry, in which a couple deal with the fallout of crimes committed by their son. For more information about...

Duration:00:31:30

The Travellers by Colleen M. Hughes

1/1/2018
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In this episode we talk with featured playwright and Somerville native about Doctor Who, time travel, unintentional resemblances to Back to the Future, why The Beast is the best Disney prince, and inserting pterodactyls into your play's stage directions. Then we listen to an excerpt of her time travel romp The Travellers, in which a high school aged girl named Bri comes across a portal and time and space, like you do, and meets with a traveller who comes from the other side of the portal...

Duration:00:41:51

Ghost Stories by Rosa Nagle

12/1/2017
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In this episode we talk with featured playwright and horror movie aficianado Rosa Nagle about experimental theatre, poetry with dialogue, a nice slice of sanguinaccio, and the perfect park in which to stage plays. Then we listen to an excerpt of her family epic Ghost Stories, which is itself a short play called Blood Cake. A woman sorts through the recordings of her thoughts, her life and personal history, which she had to disguise behind Shakespeare monologues. Also there is a recipe for...

Duration:00:38:43

Sixteen Inch by Ken Green

10/31/2017
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In this episode we listen in on a neighborhood softball game with surprisingly long roots, a diverse roster which captures a time and place in Chicago, and one infallible rule: Softballs must be 16 inches across. No exceptions. In our talk with playwright of 16 Inch, Ken Green, who came to Boston from Chicago, about importing a storytelling series, the proper Chicago accent, whether a softball field can serve as a theatre stage, and whether or not you can save a shoveled out parking...

Duration:00:36:44

Octavia and Kleopatra by Mara Elissa Palma

9/30/2017
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This episode we go back to antiquity for Mara Elissa Palma's Octavia and Kleopatra, which imagines what would happen if these two legendary women in history had clashed. In our talk with Mara we discuss mining the past for strong female characters, Shakespeare nerdism, her plans for taking over the world, and a certain actor's theory about what is and isn't enough representation. For more information, check out Mara's website: www.maraepalma.com You can also follow Mara on social media...

Duration:00:38:20

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