Episode 1: Meridith Friedman Re-Release

As we chug along with production on Season 2 of Spiel Chicago coming out in September, here’s a look back at our very first episode.  At the time, playwright Meridith Friedman was opening her show The Firestorm at Stage Left Theatre.  This season, Stage Left is producing another one of Meridith’s plays, The Luckiest People.…

Spiel Chicago Episode 1: Meridith Friedman

Welcome to the first episode of Spiel Chicago, bringing you stories from behind the scenes of storefront theatre in Chicago. This week, I’m sharing some of my interview with playwright Meridith Friedman. Meridith’s play, THE FIRESTORM, was produced by Stage Left Theater in the Fall of 2015. The play is about an interracial political power couple, Patrick…