Play Talks

Play Talks

$10 | Free with APT Insiders Card | John's Place

Join us at John's Place in the APT picnic area for a conversation with the actors, directors, playwrights and experts on each of the season's plays. 

Saturdays at Noon:

Wolf at the Door: August 3
Playwright Marisela Treviño Orta returns to APT to discuss her play Wolf at the Door.

King Lear: August 24
Brian Mani joins us in John's Place to discuss playing Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Constellations: September 7
Phoebe González (Marianne) and Casey Hoekstra (Roland) stop by John's Place to discuss Nick Payne's mind-bending two-hander and what it's like to play the same characters in (almost) every universe.

Ring Round the Moon: September 14
Colleen Madden and Carey Cannon reminisce about APT's 2001 production of Ring Round the Moon (the play that brought both women to Spring Green) and what it's like to return to this production years later in new roles.

Sundays at 4 pm:

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: August 11
Gavin Dillion Lawrence discusses his work on directing this season's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and his connection with August Wilson's work.

Dancing at Lughnasa: August 18
Brenda DeVita joins us in John's Place to talk about Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa and why this play was and is life-changing for her.

The Virgin Queen Entertains Her Fool: September 8
Playwright Michael Hollinger stops by the APT woods to discuss his World Premiere play, The Virgin Queen Entertains Her Fool.

Much Ado About Nothing: September 15
Benedick and Beatrice might be quarreling lovers on stage. But everything is good in the woods as actors Marcus Truschinski and Jessica Ko join together to talk about playing Shakespeare’s best-known comedic couple.

Play Talk Speaker Bios

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