Episode 23 – Calamity West

“The great thing about theatre is that … we get to watch things go really, really badly for other people.”

Playwright Calamity West says she is always trying to write parables, stories we can learn from.  We sat down to discuss her work, how amazing playwright Annie Baker is and how theatre can respond to current events.

Discussed in this episode:

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