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Our new podcast in partnership with Goal 17 Media keeps you engaged with ACT Theatre. Listen to go backstage, behind the scenes and beyond the book with Artistic Director John Langs as he showcases the exceptional actors, playwrights, composers and makers from our groundbreaking theater. ACTNow! is where artistic ambition and civic engagement unite and where the power of theater expands our collective understanding of community and our own humanity.

ACTNow! Podcast Episode 4: John Langs – Part 2

To listen visit Goal 17 Media and like and follow us on your favorite podcast platform! Join ACT Theatre Artistic Director John Langs and Goal 17 Co-Founder Greg Mollner for part two of their in-depth conversation about what it takes to bring a play from page to stage. John goes inside some of his biggest successes like Romeo and Juliet and Pass Over, as well as some ambitious undertakings that came up just short. The duo discuss [...]

By |2020-05-29T17:37:53-07:00May 29th, 2020|ACTNow! Podcast|Comments Off on ACTNow! Podcast Episode 4: John Langs – Part 2

ACTNow! Podcast Episode Three: John Langs – Part 1

To listen visit Goal 17 Media and like and follow us on your favorite podcast platform! Podcast Show Notes ACT Artistic Director John Langs returns to the ACTNow mic — this time as a guest! Go inside the mind of a director. Join John as he shares his career journey and how he takes a play from page to stage. Catching up with John Langs A Work from Home Q&A What [...]

By |2020-05-29T17:31:37-07:00May 22nd, 2020|ACTNow! Podcast|Comments Off on ACTNow! Podcast Episode Three: John Langs – Part 1

ACTNow! Podcast Episode Two: Chilifinger: The Musical!

Go behind the scenes of Chilifinger: The Musical! – the brilliant, twisted new musical co-production of ACT Theatre and 5th Avenue Theater set to debut in 2021. Acclaimed Broadway and West End orchestrator/composer Martin Lowe and award-winning Seattle writer Wayne Rawley join ACT Artistic Director John Langs for an inside look at the new musical based on a true story.

By |2020-05-16T11:49:15-07:00May 11th, 2020|ACTNow! Podcast|Comments Off on ACTNow! Podcast Episode Two: Chilifinger: The Musical!

ACTNow! Podcast Episode One: Sweat

Playwright Lynn Nottage completed extensive research and conducted hours of interviews with workers in Reading, Pennsylvania to get a feel for the characters she would bring to life in Sweat. The Pulitzer Prize winning play is a character-driven drama that explores the social and economic hardships endured as the ties between a close-knit group of friends begin to corrode along with the loss of their union-backed jobs.

By |2020-05-12T12:17:50-07:00April 21st, 2020|ACTNow! Podcast|Comments Off on ACTNow! Podcast Episode One: Sweat