Tagged: Edmonton Theatre Podcast

Ep 126: Theatre Is My Niche

Guests: Farren Timoteo & Andrea Rankin and Colleen Murphy
With: #theatremari & Brian Bergum
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward
Contains some coarse language

The What It Is podcast team proves that theatre is their expertise in an ep covering two theatrical presentations currently playing in Edmonton including The Citadel Theatre’s Peter and the Starcatcher & U of A Studio Theatre’s World Premiere of Bright Burning. We have two new guests in Farren Timoteo & Andrea Rankin who are tracked down at The Citadel to discuss how theatre can be pretty special when it’s left simple. Then, returning to the show is Colleen Murphy who talks to Taylor about her big 12 person world premiere play at the University of Alberta. There’s lots of great chatter about art, life, and the amazing work of our local artists so get it in your ear holes!

Ep 125: LIVE! From Odd Wednesday

Guest: Amy Shostak & Success 5000
With: Colton Taylor Thomas, Guy Fieri, The Poditor & Stan Ostrowski
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Live Sketches from The Debutantes: Josh Coss, Nathalie Feehan, Laena Anderson, Robyn Slack, Liam Creswick, Jamee Nall, Ritchie Panas
Creative Commons Music by Josh Woodward
Contains Coarse Language

The What It Is podcast takes over Odd Wednesday at The Sewing Machine Factory on March 1st, 2017 for their first live show in a long time. Taylor is joined by Colton Taylor Thomas for one of the wildest What It Is rides yet. Taylor & Colton welcome fan favourite a mystic truth teller Amy Shostak and are joined by the likes of Guy Fieri, the return of The Poditor and bowling champion Stan Ostrowski. As if that weren’t enough we also get live sketches performed by The Debutantes and new music from Success 5000. Plus, the crew even manages to sneak in The Arts News with #theatremari and a crazy round of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Advice. Strap your ear holes in for this one it’s odd, it’s fun, it’s crazy, it is What It Is live!

Arts News UPDATE from Chinook Series

With: Taylor Chadwick & Chris W. Cook
Contains some coarse language

The What It Is podcast boys are hanging out recording the Salon Conversations as part of Chinook Series so a full episode of the show wasn’t possible. Instead the team decided to drop a short update episode that is easily digestible with a few news items including: info about the What It Is live show on March 1 at The Sewing Machine Factory, Chinook Series and some Arts News tidbits. It’s a short ep so waste no time and get it in your ear holes!

Ep 124: Our Communities

Guests: Matthew MacKenzie & Brandon Coffey and Murray Utas, Nasra Adem & Kristi Hansen
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
With Chris W. Cook
Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward
Contains Coarse Language

It’s a busy month of February for the arts scene of Edmonton and What It Is podcast as the crew tackles a world premiere play from Matthew MacKenzie and the insanely all-encomapsing franken-festival Chinook Series. We hear from Matthew MacKenzie and Brandon Coffey about Theatre Network’s production of Matt’s play Bust. Then we rip across the street to chat up Murray Utas, Nasra Adem and Kristi Hansen about Chinook Series which features Black Arts Matter, Expanse Movement Arts and a whole lot more. We TRY to touch on all the juicy details in both projects but a podcast is only so long – you’ll have to get out and see it all for yourself. Get it in your ear holes!

Ep 122: New Year, More Theatre

Guests: Clinton Carew and Bradley Doré & Harley Morison
With Chris W. Cook
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward
Contains some coarse language

The crew is back for an all-new ep in an all-new year! Taylor chats with three guests in two different sessions. Get the deets on Star Killing Machine – a new production from Broken Toys and Peter Fechter: 59 Minutes from Cardiac Theatre. With Clinton Carew we discuss our what makes a musical and how the end is nigh for us all. Then, with Bradley Doré and Harley Morison hear their thoughts on why history has its place in contemporary theatre. Plus, Chris W. Cook lets us know about some of the arts happenings in the city with the Arts News. Artists of Edmonton do not slack off when it comes to January so get this ep in your ear holes and see some theatre!

 

Ep 120: In Your Living Room

Guests: Ian Leung, Melissa Thingelstad & Vicky Berg
With Chris W. Cook & #theatremari
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music by Josh Woodward
Contains Coarse Language

It’s a doozy with three guests talking about two exciting projects that deal with new spaces to perform theatre in. Hear from Theatre No. 6’s Melissa & Ian as they talk about bringing a fever into your living room (not contagious) and Vicky Berg from Grindstone theatre who shows up to talk about the new Grindstone Comedy Theatre on Whyte Ave how they need your support! The ganf talks about answering machines and gets into a rousing (and personal) round of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – how will the Edmonton arts scene adapt to the changing arts-coverage landscape? All that and uh, a lot, uh more in our latest ep!

Ep 119: The Anxious Witch Hunt

Guests: Murray Cullen & Theo Pitsiavas and Darrin Hagen & David Cheoros
With Chris W. Cook
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music by Josh Woodward
Contains some coarse language

It’s a double shot of Edmonton Theatre in this new ep from the What It Is crew. We meet new-friends-of-the-show Murray Cullen & Theo Pitsiavas of Theatre Yes’ cross Canada experiment – Anxiety. Then, one of Edmonton Theatre’s most celebrated artists Darrin Hagen is joined by director David Cheoros to discuss their project Witch Hunt at The Strand premiering at Workshop West Playwrights Theatre. Of course, we’ve got the Arts News and all of the usual information about how you can find the show online… but you probably don’t need help with that so just get this ep in your ear holes!