Gene Kato's Podcast

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Synopsis

Playwrights from publisher Next Stage Press stop by to talk Theatre, playwriting, and various other topics related to their work.

Episodes

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 18 - Phil Nichols

    Next Stage Press - Episode 18 - Phil Nichols

    17/05/2020 Duration: 52min

    Gene speaks with Houston performer/playwright Phil Nichols about his storied Houston career involving films, theatre, clowning, and ventriloquism. Also, Phil dives into his plays Renfield: The Dracula Play, Death by Shakespeare, and Murder for Dummies.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 18 - Sean Abley

    Next Stage Press - Episode 18 - Sean Abley

    28/07/2019 Duration: 37min

    Gene talks with Los Angeles playwright Sean Abley about his hilarious horror/comedy ATTACK OF THE KILLER B's, how he adapted the adult version to a version appropriate for High Schools, and hw discusses his new play ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 17 - Susan Cinoman

    Next Stage Press - Episode 17 - Susan Cinoman

    27/07/2019 Duration: 46min

    Gene talks with playwright Susan Cinoman about her short play Sweet Sand, writing for the ABC television series THE GOLDBERGS, and her upcoming play Guenevere.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 16 - Carol M. Rice

    Next Stage Press - Episode 16 - Carol M. Rice

    19/07/2019 Duration: 48min

    Gene talks with Texas playwright/director Carol M. Rice about her stage adaptation of The Three Musketeers, her one-act The Institution, and her charming holiday play The Elf Who Lost Christmas.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 15 - Scott Gibson

    Next Stage Press - Episode 15 - Scott Gibson

    11/05/2019 Duration: 50min

    Gene talks to Colorado playwright Scott Gibson about his plays KILL THE MOMENT, SOMEONE ELSE'S LIFE, TWO-POINT-FIVE, and A HOUSE WITH NO QUESTIONS.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 14 - Kevin D. Ferguson

    Next Stage Press - Episode 14 - Kevin D. Ferguson

    21/03/2019 Duration: 40min

    Gene talks to South Carolina playwright Kevin D. Ferguson about his wonderful drama "Child's Play", his adaptation of the Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol", and about his new play "A Thing with Feathers".

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 13 - Tommy Jamerson

    Next Stage Press - Episode 13 - Tommy Jamerson

    09/03/2019 Duration: 40min

    Gene speaks with New Jersey playwright Tommy Jamerson about his wonderful adaptation of Alice in Wonderland entitled "Alice the Brave and Other tales from Wonderland" , how he decides what tales to adapt for children, and his preference on the types of plays young audiences are exposed to.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 12 - Rebecca Salomonsson

    Next Stage Press - Episode 12 - Rebecca Salomonsson

    03/03/2019 Duration: 41min

    Gene speaks with Colorado playwright Rebecca Salomonsson about her play "Where the Wild Thyme Blows, the impact of Shakespeare on her writing, and how she got involved with audio describing performances for the visually impaired.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 10 - Rebecca Gorman ONeill

    Next Stage Press - Episode 10 - Rebecca Gorman O'Neill

    10/12/2018 Duration: 34min

    Denver playwright Rebecca Gorman O'Neill talks about her dark play THE GREATER GOOD, her association with And Toto Too Theatre Company, as well as her newest play THE GHOSTS OF US.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 9 - John Patrick Bray

    Next Stage Press - Episode 9 - John Patrick Bray

    25/10/2018 Duration: 46min

    Gene speaks with Georgia playwright John Patrick Bray about his experience turning a classic of literature into a new stage version, his experience in turning one of his plays into a feature film, as well as the appeal for crafting plays based on pre-existing source material.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 8 - Denise ONeal

    Next Stage Press - Episode 8 - Denise O'Neal

    19/10/2018 Duration: 33min

    Texas playwright Denise O’Neal talks about her experience creating her play FLY IN THE WINDSHIELD, the challenges some plays face when they are created to be a tool in recovery, as well as the notice she is getting for her play festival FADE TO BLACK.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 7 - Penny Jackson

    Next Stage Press - Episode 7 - Penny Jackson

    13/10/2018 Duration: 38min

    New York playwright Penny Jackson talks about her experience developing her powerful play I KNOW WHAT BOYS WANT, her thoughts on the state of cyber-bullying, gun violence, as well as her experience writing for film vs. Theatre

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 6 - Bradley Nies

    Next Stage Press - Episode 6 - Bradley Nies

    22/09/2018 Duration: 45min

    Texas playwright Bradley Nies talks about his experience with the Texas University Interscholastic League, his love for using the city of Houston as a backdrop for many of his plays, as well as the appeal for crafting plays based on True Crime.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 5 - Amanda Bishop Guthrie

    Next Stage Press - Episode 5 - Amanda Bishop Guthrie

    15/09/2018 Duration: 28min

    Texas playwright Amanda Bishop Guthrie talks about her experience with the Texas University Interscholastic League…better known in the Lone Star State as UIL, the origins of her popular short play "Ville du Havre", as well as what compels her to chose historical based subjects for her writing.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 4 - Daniel Guyton

    Next Stage Press - Episode 4 - Daniel Guyton

    19/08/2018 Duration: 39min

    In this episode, Georgia playwright Daniel Guyton talks about plays with darker overtones, his wonderful play GEORGIE GETS A FACELIFT, and the idea that Theatre shouldn't always be safe.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 3 - Arthur M. Jolly

    Next Stage Press - Episode 3 - Arthur M. Jolly

    04/08/2018 Duration: 33min

    Houston-based playwright Arthur M. Jolly talks about the process in creating more compelling roles for women, his association with Babes with Blades Theatre Company in Chicago, as well as his latest play THE LADY DEMANDS SATISFACTION.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 2 - Bryan Maynard - 4/23/17

    Next Stage Press - Episode 2 - Bryan Maynard - 4/23/17

    23/04/2017 Duration: 33min

    Houston playwright Bryan Maynard talks about his work with Cone Man Running Productions and crafting the second act of an unusual new play centered around clowns.

  • Next Stage Press - Episode 1 - Gene Kato

    Next Stage Press - Episode 1 - Gene Kato

    12/09/2013 Duration: 23min

    The first Podcast featuring Gene Kato - who talks about the origin of Next Stage Press and a few of his earlier plays.