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Euripides, Eumenides: A Theatre History Podcast

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The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously. For each episode, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing. Plus, guests return to the program to share ”Theatre Horror Stories,” moments when theatre artists maintain that old adage: ”The show must go on.” From events an audience might never realize affected the show to the wheels falling off a production completely, these stories just make for great listening.

The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously. For each episode, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing. Plus, guests return to the program to share ”Theatre Horror Stories,” moments when theatre artists maintain that old adage: ”The show must go on.” From events an audience might never realize affected the show to the wheels falling off a production completely, these stories just make for great listening.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously. For each episode, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing. Plus, guests return to the program to share ”Theatre Horror Stories,” moments when theatre artists maintain that old adage: ”The show must go on.” From events an audience might never realize affected the show to the wheels falling off a production completely, these stories just make for great listening.

Language:

English


Episodes

Post-Mortem: The Book of Mormon, Pt. 2

5/18/2022
Host Aaron Odom of Trident Theatre and London-based theatre producer Richard Jordan continue their discussion from episode 34, about why the musical "The Book of Mormon" worked so well, despite a pitch that could have producers, investors, and potential audience members scratching their heads.

Duration:00:42:19

Post-Mortem: The Book of Mormon, Pt. 1

5/4/2022
Host Aaron Odom of Trident Theatre and London-based theatre producer Richard Jordan discuss why the musical "The Book of Mormon" worked so well, despite a pitch that could have producers, investors, and potential audience members scratching their heads.

Duration:00:53:01

Theatre Horror Story - Dawn Brodey

4/23/2022
Dawn Brodey of the H.I.L.F (History I'd Like to F**k) Podcast returns to discuss a formative moment when a van going off the road forced some theatrical ingenuity.

Duration:00:20:41

The Banning of Tartuffe

4/20/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and fellow podcaster, comedian, actor and historian Dawn Brodey of the H.I.L.F. (History I'd Like to F**k) Podcast discuss the most famous and most scandalous play by beloved French playwright, Moliere.

Duration:01:08:43

Theatre Horror Story - John Rotellini

4/11/2022
Illusionist John Rotellini - our guest from episode 32, "Passion Plays in America" - returns to regale us with a horror story from his first big magic show. Trident Theatre

Duration:00:15:05

Passion Plays in America

4/6/2022
Host Aaron Odom of Trident Theatre and illusionist John Rotellini discuss some of the many staged retellings of the last week of the life of Jesus Christ, as performed in America. Follow John Rotellini on Social Media

Duration:01:04:21

Theatre Horror Story - Francesca Mintowt-Czyz

3/28/2022
Francesca Mintowt-Czyz (from episode 31, "Are Vampires Broadway Poison?") joins us again to discuss how not to behave on tour, and an unfortunate incident in outdoor theatre.

Duration:00:17:22

Are Vampires Broadway Poison?

3/23/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and Actor and Movement Specialist Francesca Mintowt-Czyz discuss a subject that just can't seem to succeed in Broadway musicals: Vampires. Trident Website

Duration:01:13:45

Theatre Horror Story - Brian Michael Jones

3/13/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes back Brian Michael Jones - guest from episode 12 - to discuss many horror stories, including the re-write of something of an American Classic.

Duration:00:21:34

Box Seats

3/9/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) discusses the connotation of theatre patrons in Box Seats with his son, Ethan. Trident Theatre

Duration:00:55:43

Theatre Horror Story - Keylee Anderson

3/2/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes Keylee Anderson - guest on episode 5, "Secrets" - to tell a horror story about the design and construction of a production. See? It's not always ON stage, friends.

Duration:00:20:23

Theatre Horror Story - Christine Shaw

2/25/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) hears theatre horror stories from the career of Christine Shaw (guest from episode 23), ranging from the innocent and naive to the utterly debauched.

Duration:00:19:46

Rocky Horror ’21, Pt. 2

2/23/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) conducts one-on-one interviews with remaining cast and crew members from Trident's annual production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; a follow-up to episode 28.

Duration:01:21:47

Rocky Horror ’21, Pt. 1

2/9/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) interviews cast members from Trident's annual production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the excitement of the evening, how the show was put together, and the incredibly positive results for both cast and audience.

Duration:01:09:27

Theatre Horror Story - Brittanie Chafe

2/6/2022
Returning guest Brittanie Chafe discuss nightmare-inducing stories, as well as stage interruptions of gastric proportions. Brittanie on TikTok Spiderwoman Theater LaMama Experimental Theatre Club

Duration:00:21:49

Theatre Horror Story - Ricky Coates

2/4/2022
Ricky Coates of Matheatre gives us his horror story, spanning the globe to bring excitement about math and science to perhaps the wrong audience. Matheatre History Science Theatre Podcast from Matheatre Mind of a Snail - Shadow Puppetry from Vancouver, BC

Duration:00:19:04

Theatre Horror Story - Jenni Reed

1/30/2022
Returning guest Jenni Reed discusses a time when safety probably should have been more of a concern during performance.

Duration:00:20:20

3D in the Italian Renaissance

1/26/2022
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and Ricky Coates of Matheatre discuss the lengths to which Italian Renaissance thinkers and artists went to achieve 3D perspective on stage. Matheatre Trident Theatre

Duration:01:05:08

Theatre Horror Story - Zach Schneider

1/24/2022
High School Theatre Educator Zach Schneider shares his tale of the unexpected with a surprise cameo.

Duration:00:15:08

Theatre Horror Story - Dustin Hebert

1/17/2022
Dustin Hebert, the guest from episodes 17 & 18 "The Trials of Oscar Wilde" reminisces about his personal experiences of when theatre went awry.

Duration:00:14:56