So this is one of those episodes that got recorded when the show was (first) presented, but I missed my window to get the podcast up before closing.
Thankfully, though, it was a show in development by The Mad Ones, and the full production is set to open this weekend at The New Ohio.
When lighting designer Mike Inwood & I first chatted during its workshop run in The Ice Factory last summer, it was called the Untitled Biopic Project, a show that crosses the genres of film, theatre, and music — in this interview, we talk a bit about the development process that went into the project, which is now called The Essential Straight & Narrow.
Listen in as Mike and I discuss how a lighting designer can inform the development of work with a group like The Mad Ones, writing & working in layers, and how to properly pronounce the word “biopic.” Continue reading
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