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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.
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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.

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@TheaterNext

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English

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(571) 331-1406


Episodes

Red Ice (Part Two)

10/29/2019
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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.

Duration:00:25:27

Red Ice (Part One)

10/23/2019
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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.

Duration:00:32:16

Screwing Around With Shakespeare

10/23/2019
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Gaslighting. Manspreading. Smashing the patriarchy. One playwright mansplained it all: William Shakespeare.

Duration:00:46:58