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Parabasis

Comedy Podcasts

Parabasis is a device from ancient Greek comedy referring to when the chorus steps forward to express the views of the dramatist on politics and other matters. The Parabasis podcast series was launched in 2018 by Next Day Theater, a sketch comedy company founded in Washington, DC, in 2015. The series takes on race, religion, the environment and other pressing issues of the day using, to paraphrase Mark Twain, laughter as its chief weapon.

Parabasis is a device from ancient Greek comedy referring to when the chorus steps forward to express the views of the dramatist on politics and other matters. The Parabasis podcast series was launched in 2018 by Next Day Theater, a sketch comedy company founded in Washington, DC, in 2015. The series takes on race, religion, the environment and other pressing issues of the day using, to paraphrase Mark Twain, laughter as its chief weapon.

Location:

United States

Description:

Parabasis is a device from ancient Greek comedy referring to when the chorus steps forward to express the views of the dramatist on politics and other matters. The Parabasis podcast series was launched in 2018 by Next Day Theater, a sketch comedy company founded in Washington, DC, in 2015. The series takes on race, religion, the environment and other pressing issues of the day using, to paraphrase Mark Twain, laughter as its chief weapon.

Twitter:

@TheaterNext

Language:

English

Contact:

(571) 331-1406


Episodes

Red Ice (Part Two)

10/29/2019
It's winter 2020, and a radio documentary team follows a crew surveying for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has innovated new technology that promises to be more protective of the environment. But things are not as they seem, and lurking just beyond are forces that want revenge for the destruction of the tundra. Red Ice is an official Gold selection of the 2020 Hear Now Audio Fiction & Arts Festival.

Duration:00:25:27

Red Ice (Part One)

10/23/2019
It's winter 2020, and a radio documentary team follows a crew surveying for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has innovated new technology that promises to be more protective of the environment. But things are not as they seem, and lurking just beyond are forces that want revenge for the destruction of the tundra. Red Ice is an official Gold selection of the 2020 Hear Now Audio Fiction & Arts Festival.

Duration:00:32:16

Screwing Around With Shakespeare (Part Three)

3/28/2019
Gaslighting. Manspreading. Smashing the patriarchy. One playwright mansplained it all: William Shakespeare. Featuring "Manspread Madness".

Duration:00:09:23

Screwing Around With Shakespeare (Part Two)

3/28/2019
Gaslighting. Manspreading. Smashing the patriarchy. One playwright mansplained it all: William Shakespeare. Featuring "Best Beware My Sting".

Duration:00:26:03

Screwing Around With Shakespeare (Part One)

3/28/2019
Gaslighting. Manspreading. Smashing the patriarchy. One playwright mansplained it all: William Shakespeare. Featuring "2 B or Nah 2 B" and "The Winter of Our Discombobulatment".

Duration:00:11:31

Twenty Thirty Four (Part Three)

10/15/2018
The year is 2034, and America has become a totalitarian state ruled by the crypto-dictator Large Donald. Who will save us?

Duration:00:17:26

Twenty Thirty Four (Part Two)

10/15/2018
The year is 2034, and America has become a totalitarian state ruled by the crypto-dictator Large Donald. Who will save us?

Duration:00:21:31

Twenty Thirty Four (Part One)

10/15/2018
The year is 2034, and America has become a totalitarian state ruled by the crypto-dictator Large Donald. Who will save us?

Duration:00:30:44