3 episodes

Provocative theater. Courageous conversations. Safe spaces. The University Musical Society (UMS) at the University of Michigan presents No Safety Net — a limited series podcast devoted to UMS's festival centered around challenging social topics of today's political climate. Host Mary Roeder takes you behind the scenes in conversation with our artists and discovers the inspiration behind their groundbreaking work.

No Safety Net UMS — University Musical Society

    • Performing Arts

Provocative theater. Courageous conversations. Safe spaces. The University Musical Society (UMS) at the University of Michigan presents No Safety Net — a limited series podcast devoted to UMS's festival centered around challenging social topics of today's political climate. Host Mary Roeder takes you behind the scenes in conversation with our artists and discovers the inspiration behind their groundbreaking work.

    Lee Minora / White Feminist

    Lee Minora / White Feminist

    In her hilariously scathing comedy 'White Feminist,' theater maker Lee Minora plays Becky, a morning talk show host whose good intentions lead to some cringe-worthy consequences!

    • 33 min
    Javaad Alipoor / The Believers Are But Brothers

    Javaad Alipoor / The Believers Are But Brothers

    UK-based artist, director, writer, and activist Javaad Alipoor explores the dark depths of the internet, toxic masculinity, and the online radicalization of disaffected young men in his play.

    • 30 min
    Tina Satter / Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription

    Tina Satter / Is This A Room: Reality Winner Verbatim Transcription

    Experimental theater maker Tina Satter discusses her latest play, based on the FBI interrogation of Reality Winner after she leaked top-secret evidence of Russian interference in our voting system.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

rachelly731 ,

The Perfect Deep Dive

I’ve really been looking forward to the upcoming UMS No Safety Net performances, and this podcast series has made me even more excited! Hearing from the artists/creators themselves provides the perfect deep dive into each work, therefore enhancing my upcoming theater experience. Definitely worth the listen!

SlaybempseyRulez ,

Fantastic Series

As a loyal patron of all things UMS, I am very excited for their upcoming No Safety Net series. These podcasts were a great intro the stories that will be on display over the next few weeks. Looking forward to the next episodes!

Top Podcasts In Performing Arts