Actor Ron Cephas Jones joins John to talk about his work on Luke Cage and streaming platforms, the importance of a good director, not being able to imagine anything outside of acting, and what the future holds.
Actor and Writer Paul Dooley joins John to talk about his one man show Movie Dad. Plus, how his career got started, working with Robert Altman and John Hughes, playing so many Dads in TV and movies and what that means to audiences, and his creating the electric company for PBS.
Actors Ginnifer Goodwin and Allen Leech talk with John Horn about their show at the Geffen Constellations. How long does it take before they know they've hooked the audience? Do they ever tailor their performances to audience members? Plus, learn how they build the foundation for their characters and whats the best way to get back on track if you forget a line.
Actor Alfred Molina joins John in studio to talk about fooling the audience with his accent, some of his early lessons learned in becoming an actor, finding the joy in acting, when to say yes and when to say no, doing your homework vs using your imagination, working on Long Days Journey Into Night at the Geffen, and the intricacies of performing in a radio play.
This week we are backstage at the Geffen Playhouse to talk with writer Ted L. Nancy aka Barry Marder, and actors Beth Kennedy and Sam Kwasman about the production of "Letters From a Nut by Ted L. Nancy". Learn their backgrounds and inspirations that go into this very funny show.
Comedian Demetri Martin joins John Horn for a discussion about how he got started in stand up, what his previous life plan was, life's difficulties informing his present, the audience being part of his stand up presence, and the patience it takes to do stand up.
Actor and Musician Keith Carradine talks about his acting career starting with Hair on Broadway, moving back to Hollywood, working with Robert Altman, how film, TV, and theater acting crossover, and how actors can stay sharp. Plus, how does Madame Secretary seem to translate to our current political climate?
Actress Dana Delany and host John Horn talk about her first feature film role, taking jobs on want vs need, her work as a voice over actress, the dream of playing Lois Lane, finally tackling Tennessee Williams, and where shes headed.
Actor Bryan Cranston discusses being attracted to Police work prior to acting, not falling for the same acting trap as his father, his first junior college acting class, and when his love affair with acting first struck him. Plus, how Breaking Bad was a catapult for him, storytelling as his true occupation, and how fear motivates him.
Actor Max Minghella joins John Horn to discuss his work on the new series Handmaid's Tale, growing up with parents in the industry, the play that made him fall in love with acting, learning to humiliate yourself to be an actor, and the importance of choosing your parts.