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The ANPF Play4Keeps Podcast is your ticket to the theatre!

We present audio performances of compelling new plays by incredible playwrights as well as engaging conversations with theatre creators.

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Inspiring, educational, and entertaining, our conversations with theatre creators are like grabbing a drink with your favorite playwright friends. Jump in on the conversation and see what they're saying!

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Fugitive Colors

By Barbara V. Anderson

Every second Sunday of the month, four women meet at Marge’s Santa Cruz Mountain cabin for a hike and lunch. Today is different, very different. Marge has asked to paint…

In Ways Both Frivolous and Deep

By Marin Gazzaniga

When Millicent needs a time-out from her life, she ends up subletting Sparky’s grunge-infested apartment while he’s out on the road. She organizes his home and puts his life under…

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Knockout Mouse

By Gabriel Neustadt

A lab assistant discovers that the prominent neurobiologist he works for has fudged data on a major scientific paper. As Peter contemplates his next move, he seeks the advice of…

Mrs. Harrison

By R. Eric Thomas

Mrs. Harrison is about two women and one story. At their 10-year college reunion, Aisha and Holly meet by chance. Is this the first time or has it just been…

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Naming True

By Natalie Symons

Amy, a transgender teenage girl, shows up unannounced in the Florida motel room of Nell, a dying woman who’s lived much of her life on the streets of Detroit and…

Pankhurst: Freedom or Death

By Jeannine Grizzard

British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst championed the fight for women’s right to vote as the most important of all causes, declaring: “We are on the greatest mission the world has ever…

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Science Night

By Stephanie Neuerburg

While serving detention for something she may or may not have done, Lauren and her science teacher realize they might be more similar than they think. Playwright Perspective I wrote…

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Silueta

By Chris Shelton, Diana Burbano, and Tom Shelton

Silueta is a two-person play inspired by the true story of Ana Mendieta, a Cuban-American performance artist and sculptor, whose life ended in a harrowing 34-story fall from the SoHo apartment…

Southbridge

By Reginald Edmund

A white widow has been assaulted and an angry mob is at the jailhouse door demanding the sheriff lynch the accused. The only way to untangle the truth is for…

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Tail of the Bell

By Gabriel Neustadt

Eric is a recent college graduate working as an SAT tutor to pay the bills. Tonight he arrives at the Tarzana home of one of his wealthy students but finds…

The Exceptionals

By Bob Clyman

For the past five years, a team of highly regarded scientists has been studying the development of “exceptional” children. To create these children, the team selected a small group of…

The Good Bet

By Bob Clyman

Mark, a respected moral philosopher, is convinced that people are fundamentally good. Ben, who investigates intellectual property theft, is equally convinced that every seeming act of kindness is simply a…

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Conversations

In Conversation with Inda Craig-Galván and Kyle Haden

Grab your favorite potato chips and get in on the conversation with playwright Inda Craig-Galván and director…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Diving In: A Conversation with William Cameron and Grace McLeod

This conversation brings together two generations of playwrights: Grace McLeod is an emerging playwright (also one of…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | I love a four-letter word: A conversation with Ian August and David Hilder

Ranging from hilarious to heart-full, this conversation between playwrights and friends Ian August and David Hilder delivers…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Angry/Funny and Angry/Sad: A Conversation with Kari Bentley-Quinn and Callie Kimball

“You do angry/funny better than anyone.” So says past ANPF winner Callie Kimball to friend and current…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Creating the World We Want to See: A Conversation with Reginald Edmund and Kyle Haden

Art, race, activism, smoothie diets, and the future of American theatre. There’s lots on the table in…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Cultivate Your Voice: A Conversation with Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas

Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas speak to the moment and are as vulnerable and open in this…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Cherishing Time: A Conversation with Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo

Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo check in with each other from their respective coasts. They share what…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Singing Our Song: A Conversation with Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker

  Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker join us on the podcast today for a conversation that…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Living Their Best Lives: A Conversation with R. Eric Thomas and Haygen-Brice Walker

You’ll be laughing from the word hello with these two: from ill-fitting corduroy pants during fashion week…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Heavy with Hoping: An Interview with Playwright Franky D. Gonzalez

What do Big L’s song “Furious Anger” and Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT have in common? Both…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Nature and Fate: A conversation with Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos

Join guests Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos as they talk about Michael’s ANPF 2019 winning play STARTER…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | The regional playwright hustle: A conversation with Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz

We’re excited to bring together playwrights Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz, who are meeting for the first…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Superpowers: A conversation with Tira Palmquist, Yvonne Huff Lee and Jason Delane Lee

What drives us as people, creators, storytellers? In this compelling conversation, playwright Tira Palmquist and actors/producers/storytellers Yvonne…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Behind the scenes: A conversation with Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman

Playwrights and TV writers Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman connect over their experiences in TV world and…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Love your squad: A conversation with Skye Robinson Hillis and Don Zolidis

We’re so happy to bring these two past ANPF winners together in conversation! Skye Robinson Hillis (ANPF…

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Podcast Team

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Nick Canepa
Sound Engineer

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Kara Q. Lewis
Creative Director

Andy Herndon Play4Keeps Podcast

Andy Neal
Producer

James Pagliasotti

James Pagliasotti
Founder

Ella Tarczy recording enginner Play4Keeps

Ella Tarczy
Sound Engineer