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Twice a month, theatre critics Diep Tran and Jose Solis will discuss three shows at three different price points (usually in New York City, because that’s where they’re based), tell you which show is most worth your time and money, interview interesting artists you should know about, and rant and rave about various theatrical topics. All in under 15 minutes. So want to get a dose of theatre as you’re at the gym, or in between scene changes, or on break during tech? Take your Token Theatre Friends with you.

Twice a month, theatre critics Diep Tran and Jose Solis will discuss three shows at three different price points (usually in New York City, because that’s where they’re based), tell you which show is most worth your time and money, interview interesting artists you should know about, and rant and rave about various theatrical topics. All in under 15 minutes. So want to get a dose of theatre as you’re at the gym, or in between scene changes, or on break during tech? Take your Token Theatre Friends with you.
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United States

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Twice a month, theatre critics Diep Tran and Jose Solis will discuss three shows at three different price points (usually in New York City, because that’s where they’re based), tell you which show is most worth your time and money, interview interesting artists you should know about, and rant and rave about various theatrical topics. All in under 15 minutes. So want to get a dose of theatre as you’re at the gym, or in between scene changes, or on break during tech? Take your Token Theatre Friends with you.

Language:

English

Contact:

2126095900


Episodes

Token Theatre Friends: Ming Peiffer on How Sex Ed Fails Women

11/29/2018
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The team behind the Off-Broadway hit 'Usual Girls' discuss female sexuality and unrealistic beauty standards. Plus, the Friends review 'King Kong' on Broadway.

Duration:01:09:53

Token Theatre Friends: Roasting T-Day With Larissa FastHorse and Margo Seibert

11/15/2018
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The two artists discuss performative wokeness in 'The Thanksgiving Play' at Playwrights Horizons. Plus the Friends review Michael Urie's performance in 'Torch Song' on Broadway.

Duration:00:55:06

Token Theatre Friends: Making ‘Oklahoma!’ Sexy With Rebecca Naomi Jones

11/1/2018
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This week, the Friends discuss Daniel Fish's stripped-down revival of the R&H classic and review 'Lifespan of a Fact' on Broadway (starring Daniel Radcliffe).

Duration:00:55:00

Token Theatre Friends BONUS: Daniel Alexander Jones Is Back in ‘Black Light’

10/25/2018
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The singer/songwriter talks about his musical 'Black Light,' currently running through the end of the year Off-Broadway.

Duration:00:09:29

Token Theatre Friends: William Jackson Harper & Guitar-Playing Robots

10/18/2018
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The Friends interview the star of NBC's 'The Good Place' on his new play 'Travisville,' and whether theatre critics go in the Good Place or the Bad Place.

Duration:00:47:00

Token Theatre Friends: ‘Bernhardt/Hamlet’ and Daphne Rubin-Vega

10/2/2018
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On this episode, the Friends review the newest play by Theresa Rebeck, and interview Daphne Rubin-Vega and Gizel Jimenez.

Duration:00:55:06

Token Theatre Friends: ‘Collective Rage’ and Laura Osnes

9/13/2018
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This week, an interview with Tony nominee Laura Osnes about why she's fascinated by Disney princesses, a review of 'Collective Rage' by Jen Silverman, and a debate about what makes a good movie-to-musical adaptation.

Duration:00:56:45

Token Theatre Friends: Vacation at the Theatre!

8/23/2018
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This week, the Friends review 'Head Over Heels' and 'Fiddler on the Roof' in Yiddish.

Duration:00:34:07

Token Theatre Friends: Chilling With Summer Theatre

8/9/2018
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This week, the Friends interview Joe Iconis about 'Be More Chill' and teenagers, and review the 'Twelfth Night' musical and 'Straight White Men.'

Duration:00:53:23

Token Theatre Friends: Feminist ‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Robin Hood’

7/20/2018
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For the first time on the show, the Friends leave New York City, and travel to the Fisher Center at Bard College and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, with guests Erin Markey and Robyn Kerr. Conclusion: The Friends need to get out more.

Duration:00:53:21

Token Theatre Friends: ‘Teenage Dick,’ ‘Fairview,’ and Kenita Miller

6/22/2018
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It's a 'Once on This Island' extravaganza! The Friends go backstage to the Tony-winning show and meet the cast and crew (and the goats). Plus reviews of 'Teenage Dick' and 'Fairview.'

Duration:00:48:54

Token Theatre Friends: Eve Ensler’s Many Fruits

6/8/2018
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Jose Solís and Diep Tran interview the author of 'The Vagina Monologues' about her new 'Fruit Trilogy,' and discuss new plays by Dominique Morisseau and Nilo Cruz.

Duration:00:39:43

Token Theatre Friends: We Could’ve ‘Dance Nation’-ed All Night!

5/24/2018
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This week, it's "My Fair Lady" ($97+) versus "Dance Nation" ($59+). Plus an interview with Eva Noblezada.

Duration:00:16:53