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Podcast 038: Women with Moxie: Jennifer Eve Thorn and Vanessa Duron

In this twofer episode, Tori and Mabelle talk with Moxie Theatre’s Executive Artistic Director, Jennifer Eve Thorn, about the evolution and mission of Moxie Theatre; Moxie’s play submission process; Jennifer’s approach to text; and the upcoming world premiere of Diana Burbano’s play, “Sapience” (a co-production with TuYo Theatre). Next, they chat with multi-hyphenate theatremaker Vanessa […]

Podcast 036: Getting Home with Marsha Norman

In the Season 4 premiere, Tori and Mabelle talk with award-winning writer, educator and activist Marsha Norman about her career, the importance of women writing about women, her work as an educator, and the architecture of a play. Other topics discussed include conjuring the Writing Spirit, setting a 2-year deadline to finish a play, pastafarians, […]

Podcast 029: The Forward Momentum of Donna Hoke

Tori and Mabelle talk with Donna Hoke about her journey as a gig writer into playwriting; embracing and owning your hometown; the value of development workshops; and the art of documenting submissions. Writing prompt (courtesy of Donna Hoke) Give a character an unusual phobia. Here’s a list of phobias to choose from: https://www.verywellmind.com/list-of-phobias-2795453 Now put […]