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  • Ep. 51 Set Construction (Part 2)

    In this two-part series, Jim and Glen walk you through the different types of theatre sets and what’s involved in their construction. This high-level overview gives you an idea of how community theatre sets come together.

  • Ep. 50 Set Construction (Part 1)

    In this two-part series, Jim and Glen walk you through the different types of theatre sets and what’s involved in their construction. This high-level overview gives you an idea of how community theatre sets come together.

  • Ep. 49 Dramateurs at the Barn Interview (Part 2)

    Glen and Jim invite you along as they explore a theatre where they’ve both spent some time working, “The Barn” (as it’s colloquially known) in Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania. Joining them on their journey is Steve DiNenno, frequent collaborator, friend, and Barn board member.

  • Ep. 48 Dramateurs at the Barn Interview (Part 1)

    Glen and Jim invite you along as they explore a theatre where they’ve both spent some time working, “The Barn” (as it’s colloquially known) in Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania. Joining them on their journey is Steve DiNenno, frequent collaborator, friend, and Barn board member.

  • Ep. 47 Our Ideal Community Theatre

    Sure, Glen and Jim have worked at many different theatres in the Philadelphia suburbs, but none of them have been perfect. In this episode, they discuss the bad and the good and try to hash out what would be their ideal community theatre. Connect with us:Visit us on our website… [ More ]

  • Ep. 46 Tech Week

    For some, the week leading up to opening night can be a nightmarish hell week. For others, it’s merely production week. In this episode, Glen and Jim discuss all the ins and outs of technical week and what its meant to them. Connect with us:Visit us on our website at… [ More ]

  • Ep. 45 Playing the Fool (April Fool’s Day Special)

    Because there’s not enough fooling around on this podcast already, Jim and Glen let out all the stops for an episode dedicated to the theatrical fool, exploring its past, discussing its present, and presenting its future in a three-act, four-hour radio play. If you like our podcast, please share us… [ More ]

  • Ep. 44 Casting Revisited: Precasting

    In this episode, Glen and Jim dive back into the topic of casting, last discussed in the four-part series, Auditions and Casting, that begin with Episode 5. Now they go into more detail about precasting—when is it acceptable, when is it not, and how should it be handled? If you… [ More ]

  • Ep. 43 Theatre Friendships

    They begin with a built-in common interest and burn brightest during a production. But are they different from other friendships? And do they end when the final curtain falls? Jim and Glen examine theatre friendships from their perspective in this episode. If you like our podcast, please share us with… [ More ]

  • Ep. 42 The Audience Experience (Part 2)

    Glen and Jim step out from backstage and into the audience to give you an idea of what you might experience from the patron’s perspective. You get the lowdown on everything from buying tickets to what happens when the curtain closes.