Heather Cohn, Rachel Hip-Flores, and Brian Silliman of “Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest”

Flux Theatre Ensemble presents Once Upon a Bride There Was a ForestRegular listeners to the podcast have probably noticed that, if Flux Theatre Ensemble is presenting a show, GSAS! is going to be there. Great people, great productions, and great conversation always ensues.

In this episode, about Flux’s new show Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest, the conversation isn’t just about the work onstage; it takes a turn toward how the artists were able to get that work onstage.

See, the show’s director (and Flux Producing Director) Heather Cohn, and Flux Artistic Director August Schulenburg, are partners in life as well as in art—and they recently welcomed a daughter into the world, which is certainly a big (and wonderful!) change in their lives. It doesn’t, however, have to keep them from making theatre; in fact, it can inform the process in a lovely way, as it sounds like it did here.

Listen in as Heather, along with actors Rachel Hip-Flores and Brian Silliman, discuss balancing parenthood with your theatre career, how you get both a house and a forest onstage at the same time, and when you know the play is the right one.

 “…those are the only two things you ever, ever need to do: look at babies and learn the lines.”

Flux Theatre Ensemble presents

Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest

by Kristen Palmer
directed by Heather Cohn

December 6–20, 2014
Wednesdays–Saturdays @7:30PM
Mondays @7:30PM

The 4th Street Theatre
83 E. 4th Street
Manhattan

tickets: $18, available via artful.ly

Flux Theatre Ensemble presents Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest, photo by Isaiah TanenbaumFlux Theatre Ensemble presents Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest, photo by Isaiah TanenbaumFlux Theatre Ensemble presents Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest, photo by Isaiah Tanenbaumphotos by Isaiah Tanenbaum

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