105 episodes

Join us back stage for in-depth conversations with some of today's most compelling creative voices. Hosted by acclaimed actor, Rory O'Malley, Unscripted explores the art and craft of live storytelling, the creative process, professional milestones, and personal challenges that have helped shaped an artist's life and career.

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    • 4.8 • 64 Ratings

Join us back stage for in-depth conversations with some of today's most compelling creative voices. Hosted by acclaimed actor, Rory O'Malley, Unscripted explores the art and craft of live storytelling, the creative process, professional milestones, and personal challenges that have helped shaped an artist's life and career.

    Tom Viola

    Tom Viola

    Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Tom Viola joins Rory to talk about ways to help support actors, artists, and Broadway during this challenging time. Now more than ever it is vital to help keep those who bring so much light into the lives of other afloat. If you'd like to make a donation, please visit www.broadwaycares.org/help2020.

    • 29 min
    Eva Price

    Eva Price

    Producer Eva Price joins Rory to talk about "Jagged Little Pill" the musical, the difficulty of having Broadway close during this trying time, how to stay positive, and how Broadway will inevitably bounce back!

    • 33 min
    Steven Sater

    Steven Sater

    Poet, playwright, author, and lyricist Steven Sater joins Rory to talk about the challenges he faced growing up often sick, how it led to his love of writing and theater, teaching himself ancient Greek, Spring Awakening, and his new book "Alice by Heart."

    • 40 min
    Dave Holstein

    Dave Holstein

    Writer and creator of "Kidding" on Showtime, Dave Holstein joins Rory to talk about his work on Weeds, writing the "Kidding" pilot a decade ago but keeping it relevant, and the long, arduous, but ultimately worthwhile pursuit of Jim Carrey.

    • 40 min
    Qui Nguyen

    Qui Nguyen

    Playwright and co-founder of Vampire Cowboys, Qui Nguyen joins Rory at the Geffen to talk about his new show, "Revenge Song." Learn the challenges of adapting a real life story, starting his own theater company, his geeky influences, and the joy of bending genres for the stage.

    • 36 min
    Trey Parker

    Trey Parker

    Geffen Playhouse Unscripted returns with a very special conversation as Rory talks to longtime friend, South Park co-creator, Book of Mormon co-creator, and all around hilarious and thought provoking writer/producer/director, Trey Parker.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

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Amazing podcast!

I am so excited that Rory has a new home for his rare interviewing skills! His conversations are so funny, interesting, & informative. I can hardly wait to listen to all these new episodes on “Unscripted”. You make my 2 1/2 hour commute so enjoyable! Thank you!

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Loved the genuine honesty. I felt like I was a friend at a table with the two of them. Rory’s former podcast took me to this and I’m so glad it did. Keep keepin’ it real!

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