20 episodes

How does one write a play? What even is playwriting? The Playwright Repertory Podcast focuses on the art of storytelling through theatre. PRP hosts virtual readings of high school and college student written plays with an ensemble of student actors, followed by interviews and short feedback discussions with the playwright, amongst other shenanigans.

Along with readings, Mitchell and Sarah further discuss story crafting and playwriting techniques, tips, and tricks.

Playwright Repertory Podcast Mitchell Huntley and Sarah Sparks

    • Performing Arts

How does one write a play? What even is playwriting? The Playwright Repertory Podcast focuses on the art of storytelling through theatre. PRP hosts virtual readings of high school and college student written plays with an ensemble of student actors, followed by interviews and short feedback discussions with the playwright, amongst other shenanigans.

Along with readings, Mitchell and Sarah further discuss story crafting and playwriting techniques, tips, and tricks.

    SPECIAL: Goofs, Glitches, Gotchas

    SPECIAL: Goofs, Glitches, Gotchas

    We're off this week in preparation for next week's reading, but we didn't think the fun should stop, so Mitchell compiled a small montage of goofs, glitches, and gotchas from our first 13 episodes.~Music used in this extras episode: "The Entertainer" by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5765-the-entertainerLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 3 min
    SPECIAL: A Derailed Conversation on Key Signatures

    SPECIAL: A Derailed Conversation on Key Signatures

    In this week's special, a brief excerpt (cut for time) from last week's discussion on music. Mitchell, Sarah, and Ben talk about key signatures, "Hey There Delilah," and "Yeah 3x."

    • 5 min
    We Regret to Inform You by Bella Arnold

    We Regret to Inform You by Bella Arnold

    In this episode, we read through Bella Arnold's play about the college admissions process, "We Regret to Inform You." In addition to an interview, feedback, and games with the playwright. CAST LIST: Lauren Stevens as Lilly // Lauren Dong as Marta/Principal Lennon // Alyssa Carol as Emmy // Liam McHugh as Parker // Liv Drury as Amelie/Charlotte // Ben Susskind as Harrison // Mitchell Huntley as Oliver // Sarah Lina Sparks as Stage Directions

    • 57 min
    Meet the Pod

    Meet the Pod

    Mitchell and Sarah talk about their own experiences and processes with playwriting, in addition to the normal shenanigans. // If you want your play to be featured for a reading on PRP, you can submit your play at tinyurl.com/PRPsubmit !

    • 45 min
    Someone Should've Told Me by Ashley DiLorenzo

    Someone Should've Told Me by Ashley DiLorenzo

    In this episode we read Ashley DiLorenzo's piece on dealing with loss, "Someone Shoud've Told Me." CAST LIST: Lauren Dong as Val // Ben Susskind as Ross // Kyra Baklayan as Vera // Bella Arnold as Young Vera // Mitchell Huntley as Stage Directions

    • 59 min
    Episode IV: A Hero's Journey (A Star Wars Structure)

    Episode IV: A Hero's Journey (A Star Wars Structure)

    May the 4th be with you! Listen to Mitchell and Sarah discuss (geek out about) the hero's journey crafted by Joseph Campbell in The Hero With A Thousand Faces. They look closer at how Campbell came up with this groundbreaking storytelling tool and how it has been applied to Star Wars.

    • 51 min

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