Spiel Chicago Episode Eighteen: Halcyon Theatre and THE RIVER BRIDE

Spiel Chicago Episode Eighteen: Halcyon Theatre and THE RIVER BRIDE

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater.

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Spiel Chicago Episode Seventeen: Lavina Jadhwani

Spiel Chicago Episode Seventeen: Lavina Jadhwani

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater.

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Spiel Chicago Episode Sixteen: Lauren Sivak

Spiel Chicago Episode Sixteen: Lauren Sivak

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater.

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Spiel Chicago Episode Fifteen: Delia Kropp

Spiel Chicago Episode Fifteen: Delia Kropp

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater. To listen to past Spiel Chicago podcasts click here.

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Spiel Chicago Episode Fourteen: Loose Chicks (Roberta Miles and Holly Beaudry)

Spiel Chicago Episode Fourteen: Loose Chicks (Roberta Miles and Holly Beaudry)

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater.

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Spiel Chicago Episode Fourteen: Erica Vannon

Spiel Chicago Episode Fourteen: Erica Vannon

Director Erica Vannon is drawn to the kind of work that makes you “giggle into a bit of horror.”

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Spiel Chicago Episode Thirteen: Avi Roque

Spiel Chicago Episode Thirteen: Avi Roque

SPIEL CHICAGO is a bi-weekly podcast that explores the progressive and thoughtful work of women in Chicago theater.

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Spiel Chicago Episode 12: Not In Our House

Spiel Chicago Episode 12: Not In Our House

In June of 2015, actress Lori Myers heard–for the fourth time in two months–a story from yet another colleague about extreme abuses of power in the Chicago theater community. Frustrated, she posted a now infamous Facebook post asking, “If your friend, sister, daughter, or co-worker was working under a sexual predator—what would you do about it?”

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Race and Representation Among Decision-Makers in Chicago Theater

Race and Representation Among Decision-Makers in Chicago Theater

Diversity on Chicago’s stages has been the hot button issue in 2016. But, as Lavina Jadhwani observes, “Casting is the symptom, not the root problem.”

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Spiel Chicago Episode 11: Kara Tesch

Spiel Chicago Episode 11: Kara Tesch

This week, Smyra talks with longtime friend and talented costume craftsperson, Kara Tesch.

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