Boston Podcast Players

by Boston Podcast Players

Boston Podcast Players
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 10
  • Last: 3 Mar 2018
New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings in podcast form. Every month we will introduce you to new Boston area playwrights, chat with them about playwriting, read a 10-20 minute excerpt from one of their plays, and let you know how to contact them. For more info, see bostonpodcastplayers.com. Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/bpp.

Episodes (10)

  • Season 1 Wrap up
    Season 1 Wrap up
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    Published: 3 Mar 2018 Duration: 34:15
    There's no featured playwright this week. Instead Mara and Greg sit and recap the first season and look forward to the next season. We find out what Mara's been up to in Seattle. (Quite a lot, as it happens.) We talk about our favorite mome... Read more →
    There's no featured playwright this week. Instead Mara and Greg sit and recap the first season and look forward to the next season. We find out what Mara's been up to in Seattle. (Quite a lot, as it happens.) We talk about our favorite mome... Read more →

  • Dirty Laundry by Jecenia Isis Figueroa
    Dirty Laundry by Jecenia Isis Figueroa
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 31:31
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright, poet, and all around creative Jecenia Isis Figueroa about writing bilingually, going for raw emotion, and drawing inspiration for her intense play from the Boston Marathon bombing. Bonus: TF... Read more →
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright, poet, and all around creative Jecenia Isis Figueroa about writing bilingually, going for raw emotion, and drawing inspiration for her intense play from the Boston Marathon bombing. Bonus: TF... Read more →

  • The Travellers by Colleen M. Hughes
    The Travellers by Colleen M. Hughes
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    Published: 1 Jan 2018 Duration: 41:48
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright and Somerville native about Doctor Who, time travel, unintentional resemblances to Back to the Future, why The Beast is the best Disney prince, and inserting pterodactyls into your play's sta... Read more →
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright and Somerville native about Doctor Who, time travel, unintentional resemblances to Back to the Future, why The Beast is the best Disney prince, and inserting pterodactyls into your play's sta... Read more →

  • Ghost Stories by Rosa Nagle
    Ghost Stories by Rosa Nagle
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    Published: 1 Dec 2017 Duration: 38:44
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright and horror movie aficianado Rosa Nagle about experimental theatre, poetry with dialogue, a nice slice of sanguinaccio, and the perfect park in which to stage plays. Then we listen to an exc... Read more →
    In this episode we talk with featured playwright and horror movie aficianado Rosa Nagle about experimental theatre, poetry with dialogue, a nice slice of sanguinaccio, and the perfect park in which to stage plays. Then we listen to an exc... Read more →

  • Sixteen Inch by Ken Green
    Sixteen Inch by Ken Green
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 36:45
    In this episode we listen in on a neighborhood softball game with surprisingly long roots, a diverse roster which captures a time and place in Chicago, and one infallible rule: Softballs must be 16 inches across. No exceptions. In our talk ... Read more →
    In this episode we listen in on a neighborhood softball game with surprisingly long roots, a diverse roster which captures a time and place in Chicago, and one infallible rule: Softballs must be 16 inches across. No exceptions. In our talk ... Read more →

  • Octavia and Kleopatra by Mara Elissa Palma
    Octavia and Kleopatra by Mara Elissa Palma
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    Published: 1 Oct 2017 Duration: 38:21
    This episode we go back to antiquity for Mara Elissa Palma's Octavia and Kleopatra, which imagines what would happen if these two legendary women in history had clashed. In our talk with Mara we discuss mining the past for strong female cha... Read more →
    This episode we go back to antiquity for Mara Elissa Palma's Octavia and Kleopatra, which imagines what would happen if these two legendary women in history had clashed. In our talk with Mara we discuss mining the past for strong female cha... Read more →

  • Repossessed by Greg Lam
    Repossessed by Greg Lam
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    Published: 30 Aug 2017 Duration: 39:28
    It's that time again people, and this time one of the hosts is in the spotlight. We talk to playwright, screenwriter, board game designer, and children's book author Greg Lam about his penchant for mashing up genres, 90's Vertigo comics, br... Read more →
    It's that time again people, and this time one of the hosts is in the spotlight. We talk to playwright, screenwriter, board game designer, and children's book author Greg Lam about his penchant for mashing up genres, 90's Vertigo comics, br... Read more →

  • Ballahoo in the Hair Kitchen by Mary McCullough
    Ballahoo in the Hair Kitchen by Mary McCullough
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    Published: 7 Aug 2017 Duration: 44:47
    Welcome to Episode 2 of Boston Podcast Players! We hope that it's worth the wait! The Play: Ballahoo in the Hair Kitchen by Mary McCullough Featuring: Growing up in the segregated South, bookstores as a indicator of a town's liveability, t... Read more →
    Welcome to Episode 2 of Boston Podcast Players! We hope that it's worth the wait! The Play: Ballahoo in the Hair Kitchen by Mary McCullough Featuring: Growing up in the segregated South, bookstores as a indicator of a town's liveability, t... Read more →

  • Shameless Breathing by Mimi Augustin
    Shameless Breathing by Mimi Augustin
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    Published: 3 Jul 2017 Duration: 25:17
    The debut episode of Boston Podcast Players is here! The Play: Shameless Breathing by Mimi Augustin. Featuring: Life inside a mental health facility, Smoke breaks or lack thereof, Milk on the brain, and On being a working actress in Boston... Read more →
    The debut episode of Boston Podcast Players is here! The Play: Shameless Breathing by Mimi Augustin. Featuring: Life inside a mental health facility, Smoke breaks or lack thereof, Milk on the brain, and On being a working actress in Boston... Read more →

  • Boston Podcast Players Season One Promo
    Boston Podcast Players Season One Promo
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    Published: 15 Jun 2017 Duration: 03:43
    New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. Debuting on July 3, 2017 is the Boston Podcast Players Podcast, hosted by Greg Lam and Mara Palma. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings i... Read more →
    New play readings by Boston playwrights in podcast form. Debuting on July 3, 2017 is the Boston Podcast Players Podcast, hosted by Greg Lam and Mara Palma. What is Boston Podcast Players? A new podcast featuring new play excerpt readings i... Read more →