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Theatre Beyond Broadway is a platform created to promote and support independent artists working beyond the bright lights of Broadway. The independent artist creates in the realms of Off-Off Broadway, local theatre, community theatre, the festival circuit and even the one night show.

Theatre Beyond Broadway: The Podcast Malini Singh McDonald & Theatre Beyond Broadway

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Theatre Beyond Broadway is a platform created to promote and support independent artists working beyond the bright lights of Broadway. The independent artist creates in the realms of Off-Off Broadway, local theatre, community theatre, the festival circuit and even the one night show.

    Elana Gartner, Playwright/Former Artistic Director/Gender Parity Advocate

    Elana Gartner, Playwright/Former Artistic Director/Gender Parity Advocate

    Malini & Elana discuss theatre as catharsis, theatre as advocacy, and theatre as a process for healing.
    Internationally produced and recognized playwright Elana Gartner resides in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been produced in-person and virtually. She was a recent semi-finalist for the 2021 Eugene O'Neill Conference and will be attending the Kennedy Center Playwriting Initiative later this year. During the pandemic, she founded a completely virtual socially responsible theatre, Four Walls Theater, which produced four virtual readings. Elana is attending an MFA program in playwriting and expects to graduate by the end of the year. Elana is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild and Honor Roll!

    https://theatrebeyondbroadway.com/2021/09/27/tbb-podcast-meet-elan-gartner/
    Theatre Beyond Broadway: The Podcast is sponsored by Teague Theatrical Group. | www.teaguetheatrical.com | Music by Robert Kaufmann. All rights reserved 2017 and 2018. | Produced by Ian McDonald. | www.theatrebeyondbroadway.com

    • 57 min
    Qurrat Ann Kadwani: Actress, Host, Writer, Producer, Coach

    Qurrat Ann Kadwani: Actress, Host, Writer, Producer, Coach

    Malini & Q talk about anything goes, timing is everything and that not every Indian show has to have an wedding and dance sequence.
    Qurrat Ann Kadwani (Actress, Writer, Producer) is the first South Asian female to have a comedic solo play, THEY CALL ME Q (www.theycallmeqshow.com), produced Off Broadway for which she has won awards including Best Actress, Best Play, citations from NYS Assemblyman and Bronx Borough President, Trailblazer from SAIPAF, Cultural from AAPICC, Dream from SAPNA.  Featured on Fox News and highlighted as a “Woman Who Shapes the Future” on Fox 5 NY, she has performed over 200 times in 37 states, including at the United Nations and college campuses all over the US.  Her second solo play on sexual violence prevention, INTRUSION (www.intrusionshow.com), has also been produced Off Broadway with a college tour, received rave reviews and several awards including Best Performer. 
    She is a working actress in NYC with TV credits that include Law & Order: SVU, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Madam Secretary, The Sinner, Falling Water. Film credits include Universal Pictures The First Purge, Marisol currently on HBO and she has starred in and produced the short film The Fifth of November which has received rave reviews, awards including two for Best Actress, and most recently, global distribution. She is also starring in and the Associate Producer of the award-winning short film Show & Tell. She has also worked in Branded Videos for International Refugee Center, HubSpot, Waze and more. www.imdb.me/qkadwani
    https://theatrebeyondbroadway.com/2021/08/29/tbb-podcast-meet-qurrat-ann-kadwani/
    Theatre Beyond Broadway: The Podcast is sponsored by Teague Theatrical Group. | www.teaguetheatrical.com | Music by Robert Kaufmann. All rights reserved 2017 and 2018. | Produced by Ian McDonald. | www.theatrebeyondbroadway.com

    • 51 min
    Kate Mueth: Artistic Director & Advocate

    Kate Mueth: Artistic Director & Advocate

    Malini & Kate (Neo-Political Cowgirls) talk about adapting, self-care, and making lemons our of lemonade (even if it's moldy and old).

    • 44 min
    Townsend Teague: Tony Award Nominated Producer and Renaissance Man

    Townsend Teague: Tony Award Nominated Producer and Renaissance Man

    Malini chats with guest, Townsend Teague, about authentic optimism, tech, storytelling and why shows get produced.

    • 1 hr
    Daniel Gallant: Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe and Playwright.

    Daniel Gallant: Executive Director of Nuyorican Poets Cafe and Playwright.

    Malini chats with guest, Daniel Gallant, about arts administration, teaching online marketing resources, and finding time for his own writing.

    • 45 min
    Michael Roderick: Connector and Entrepreneur

    Michael Roderick: Connector and Entrepreneur

    Malini chats with guest, Michael Roderick, about relationships, theatre and being an entrepreneur. He is also the co-host of the podcast Access to Anyone.

    • 43 min

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