Spiel Chicago Episode 7: The Jades

This week Smyra talks with the Liz Seidt, Caitlin Aase and Teagan Walsh-Davis, the three founding members of The Jades.  The new storefront theatre company is dedicated to “lifting diverse, underrepresented voices and providing a platform for female-identified artists to thrive.”  We discuss the company’s commitment to diverse casting, their personal struggles with internalized sexism…

Spiel Chicago Episode 3: Eileen Tull

My guest this week is Eileen Tull, comedian, writer, solo performer, and producer of amazing feminist work in Chicago.  I spoke with Eileen after I saw her latest one-woman show Bad Dates, Or What Killed That Monkey In Indiana Jones Will Only Make You Stronger.  She talked about some of her favorite spaces for women…