Director Steven Robman talks with host Amy Levinson about how he got bit by the theater bug, having a few reunions in his work at the Geffen, how he works and collaborates with playwrights, pitching his passion to those he works with, and the differences between directing for the stage, film, and TV.
Tony nominee and "Book of Mormon's" Rory O'Malley joins Gil to talk about his time with such a unique show, his work on the "Belt the Vote" campaign, his current show "Pub Crawl", which focuses on his real-life story growing up in Cleveland amidst the Irish pub crawl community, and his podcast! Plus, his trip to Ireland that had him accidentally running into a father he had not seen in many years.
Supergirl showrunner Jessica Queller and Executive Producer Greg Berlanti join Daniel Beaty to talk about their all-star casting, one night only reading of "Terms of Endearment" at the Geffen to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. They discuss the difficulty of losing a mother to cancer and how it fuels their desire to fight the disease and give back.
Actress Rosemarie DeWitt joins Gil Cates Jr. at the Geffen Playhouse to talk about her new film "Arizona", the challenges of dark comedy, the journey and research being a fun chapter in the creative process, and her first acting experiences.
Actor Harry Hadden-Paton joins Gil to talk about his work currently starring in "My Fair Lady" at the Lincoln Center Theater, the immensity of a 30 piece orchestra backing a cast of 30, the challenge of doing his first musical, his work on "The Crown", and what attracts him to a script.
Actress Judith Light sits down with Daniel to talk about the homework and process of her work, the importance of the arts in culture, going back to the theater after "Who's the Boss?", and being your authentic self.
Director Michael Mayer and producer Tom Hulce and actors Annette Bening and Jon Tenney join Daniel Beaty for a special Q&A following a screening of their new film, "The Seagull" at the WGA theater. Hear why they made the time to make the film and the process of adapting Chekhov.
Guest host Dana Delany sits down with Josh Radnor about his new show "RISE" on NBC, how teaching is in his blood, performing music with his band, his Jewish upbringing informing him as a story teller, working so that your craft meets your taste, and finding his present-day spirituality.