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Ep. 9 - John O'Brien

John O’Brien currently serves as Director of Programming for The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, where he is responsible for programming the U.S. Bank Broadway Series. In addition to his work with Fox Associates, he is Editor of the industry newsletter Broadway Briefing and previously served as Director of Operations for Broadway Brands, publisher of Broadway Briefing and Broadway News. Prior to working with Fox Associates, John worked with various companies in New York and St. Louis,...


Ep. 8 - Featuring Kevin Connors

Kevin Connors has been a professional musical theatre composer and director for more than 40 years. Off-Broadway: PLAY LIKE A WINNER (NYMF award-winner 2016 and 2017), PRIME TIME PROPHET, JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT, THE ABANDONED LOVES OF FREDERICK R., LIFE ANONYMOUS, LOVER: THE VALENTINO MUSICAL, BABES OFF BROADWAY, SALOON AND SUZY Q. Selected regional productions: THE FANTASTICKS, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, BABES IN TOYLAND, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BABY; with such stars as Joan...


Ep. 7 - Featuring Teresa Eyring

Teresa Eyring (she/her/hers), executive director/CEO, joined TCG in 2007. Teresa Eyring has served as executive director of TCG since 2007. Under her leadership, TCG has invested in building greater equity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre field and promotes a vision for “a better world for theatre, and a better world because of theatre.” Prior to joining TCG, Eyring spent more than 20 years as an executive in theatres across the U.S. Prior positions have included: managing...


Ep. 6 - Featuring Scott C. Sickles

SCOTT C. SICKLES is an LGBTQ/biracial Korean American writer whose plays have been performed in New York City, across the U.S., and internationally in Canada, Australia, the UK, Hungary, Singapore, Indonesia, and Lebanon. Recently, he published Playing on the Periphery: Monologues and Scenes for Queer Kids (Amazon). Full-lengths include: Nonsense and Beauty (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis: Edgerton New Play Award; Outstanding New Play, St. Louis Theater Circle; ATCA Steinberg Finalist);...


Ep. 5 - Featuring Matthew R. Kerns

Matthew is an artist, educator, and community leader. His artistic body of work is multi-disciplinary and some of his favorite projects are: A Christmas Carol, an eight-minute solo-performance; Read, Sing; Resist, Melania Trump; The Talking Cure Speaks; Gay Fantasia, a late-night immersive event; CHICKEN, a solo-performance journey of life, liberty, and the pursuit of healthiness in the shadow of HIV, as well as directing productions of FROST/NIXON and 1984. As an educator he has taught at...


Ep. 4 - Featuring Amelia Acosta Powell

Featuring Amelia Acosta Powell, Associate Artistic Director Repertory Theatre St. Louis.


Ep. 3 - Featuring Tom Ridgely

Tom Ridgely has led the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival since 2018. A Drama Desk-nominated director, he has developed or presented work at the Public Theater, The Old Globe, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Society, Red Bull and more. He’s worked with Tony nominees Sting, Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Osnes, Will Swenson, Kelli O’Hara, Bill Irwin and others, and his productions have won DFW Theater Critics Forum and ECNY Awards and been nominated for CT...


Ep. 2 - Featuring Judith Cullen

Our guest on Episode 2 is Judith Cullen, Executive Director of the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. Originally from St. Charles, MO, she began her career as a dancer and performed at Powell Hall, the MUNY, Keil Opera House, JCA, Edison Theatre, STL Civic Ballet, St. Charles Civic Ballet, and on Corky the Clown’s Show before she was 10. She then turned to choreography and eventually full-time stage managing. She went on to study at Lindenwood University and worked on staff for 5...


Ep. 1 - Featuring Eddie Coffield

Eddie Coffield, Artistic Director of the New Jewish Theatre and former Production Manager of The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis tells his story.