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MACHINAL

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A woman struggles to live and love in a modern, technological world. She becomes so overwhelmed with how mechanical and sad life is, she murders her husband.

‘IN THE CHAIR’: GET ME BODIED

This week’s episode features Ron NaVarre and Erica Pappas, joining Will & Simone in the studio to talk about the importance of working with your body as an actor. Ron and Erica explore the ways in which awareness, wellness, and listening to your body are of the utmost importance.

‘IN THE CHAIR’: STRASBERG WHO BORE ME

Co-directors Sam Barkley & Theresa Burns chat will Will & Simone about their journey throughout the process of Spring Awakening and how to keep actors safe in the rehearsal room. NYU Tisch students Jeff Lawless and Camden Espino join to share their story from an actor’s point of view.

SPRING AWAKENING

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A collaboration between students of NYU Tisch and LSTFI, the hit musical SPRING AWAKENING follows group of teenagers grappling with puberty and sexuality in 19th century Germany.

‘STUDENT STORIES’: IVORY

In the teenage years, everyone is quite vulnerable. During her teens Ivory found solace in theatre and the Lee Strasberg Institute and she has been acting ever since.

‘IN THE CHAIR’: THE REST IS STILL UNWRITTEN

Strasberg alumna and Broadway star Carla Stickler talks about how she rewrote her life’s path after leaving behind the role of Elphaba in Wicked. Teacher Bruce Baumer shares his journey from opera to teaching, and NYU Tisch senior Patrick Yeboah joins to share his early-career transition from acting to modeling.

FROG AND PEACH: Twelfth Night

Frog and Peach transforms The Sheen Center Black Box Theater once again, this time into the seaside kingdom of Illyria, replete with fiendish pranks, public brawls, and an original score by Honey West’s Ted Zurkowski in this startlingly modern romp.

‘IN THE CHAIR’: NYU TISCH EXPERIENCE: ADVANCED & BEYOND

Strasberg alumni Max Weinstein and Leona Stewart join Will & Samantha to talk about their experience at Strasberg during their primary training as well as how it influenced their advanced training and transition into the real world. Simone Elhart returns to share her experience as an advanced student navigating the final semesters of her BFA.

Alumni Spotlight: Max Weinstein

NYU Tisch at Strasberg alumnus Max Weinstein traveled to Shanghai to appear as Greg in a Baayork Lee-directed production of “A Chorus Line”.

JESUS HOPPED THE ‘A’ TRAIN​

The Sixty-six Theater Co. is launching their 2018 season with Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis’ powerful prison play ​Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train.

Alumni Spotlight: Dan Shaked

Alumnus Dan Shaked reflects on his career since finishing his training at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

OLD FRIENDS WHO JUST MET

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A Clifford Odets Play Commission, Old Friends Who Just Met follows nine roommates of Odyssey College’s class of 2001 and how they navigate their internal lives while living in a time of uncertainty and change.

BLUE SURGE

It is fall in the midwest, Curt a cop who wants to be a park ranger, is the lead officer in taking down a Naughty but Nice ‘massage parlor.’ The combined efforts of Curt and bumbling partner Doug fail at doing what appears to be an easy job.

‘IN THE CHAIR’: DANCE: TEN, LOOKS: SCHMUR

Actress & choreographer Theresa Burns drops by the studio to talk about musical theatre as well as how she worked her way up the ladder to her Equity card. Knox Van Horn & Bella Harris join to talk about industry standards and body positivity.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

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After Dr. Stockmann discovers contamination in the water supply of a small town, he is abused, ignored, and forced into silence when he tries to tell the public about the issue.