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Geffen Playhouse Unscripted

Geffen Playhouse Unscripted

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Join us back stage for in-depth conversations with some of today's most compelling creative voices. Hosted by acclaimed actor, Rory O'Malley, Unscripted explores the art and craft of live storytelling, the creative process, professional milestones, and personal challenges that have helped shaped an artist's life and career.

Latest Episodes

Tom Viola

Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Tom Viola joins Rory to talk about ways to help support actors, artists, and Broadway during this challenging time. Now more than ever it is vital to help keep those who bring so much light into the lives of other afloat. If you'd like to make a donation, please visit www.broadwaycares.org/help2020.

29 minAPR 8
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Eva Price

Producer Eva Price joins Rory to talk about "Jagged Little Pill" the musical, the difficulty of having Broadway close during this trying time, how to stay positive, and how Broadway will inevitably bounce back!

33 minAPR 1
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Steven Sater

Poet, playwright, author, and lyricist Steven Sater joins Rory to talk about the challenges he faced growing up often sick, how it led to his love of writing and theater, teaching himself ancient Greek, Spring Awakening, and his new book "Alice by Heart."

40 minMAR 16
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Dave Holstein

Writer and creator of "Kidding" on Showtime, Dave Holstein joins Rory to talk about his work on Weeds, writing the "Kidding" pilot a decade ago but keeping it relevant, and the long, arduous, but ultimately worthwhile pursuit of Jim Carrey.

40 minMAR 4
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Qui Nguyen

Playwright and co-founder of Vampire Cowboys, Qui Nguyen joins Rory at the Geffen to talk about his new show, "Revenge Song." Learn the challenges of adapting a real life story, starting his own theater company, his geeky influences, and the joy of bending genres for the stage.

36 minFEB 19
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Trey Parker

Geffen Playhouse Unscripted returns with a very special conversation as Rory talks to longtime friend, South Park co-creator, Book of Mormon co-creator, and all around hilarious and thought provoking writer/producer/director, Trey Parker.

52 minFEB 12
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Larissa FastHorse

Playwright Larissa FastHorse joins Rory to talk about her show currently at the Geffen, "The Thanksgiving Play." Plus, she discusses the challenges faced in her writing career, "performative wokeness", and her conscious decision to write the play with 4 non-indigenous leads.

39 min2019 NOV 20
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Larissa FastHorse

William Jackson Harper

Actor William Jackson Harper joins Rory to talk about his time on and off Broadway, his career being changed by landing "The Good Place", the writing process, and his upcoming film, "Dark Waters."

49 min2019 NOV 13
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William Jackson Harper

Veterans Writing and Performance Project

Happy Veteran’s Day! On this special podcast, we feature three monologues from the 2019 Veterans Writing and Performance Project, written and performed by veterans themselves. Learn more about this program here.

30 min2019 NOV 11
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Veterans Writing and Performance Project

Jeff Greenberg

Legendary Casting Director Jeff Greenberg joins Rory to talk about the joy of casting plays as he’s cast Key Largo, now running at the Geffen. Plus, groundbreaking casting and changing how audiences view certain people and characters on things like Modern Family, Cheers, and Frasier.

46 min2019 NOV 6
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Jeff Greenberg

Latest Episodes

Tom Viola

Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Tom Viola joins Rory to talk about ways to help support actors, artists, and Broadway during this challenging time. Now more than ever it is vital to help keep those who bring so much light into the lives of other afloat. If you'd like to make a donation, please visit www.broadwaycares.org/help2020.

29 minAPR 8
Comments
Tom Viola

Eva Price

Producer Eva Price joins Rory to talk about "Jagged Little Pill" the musical, the difficulty of having Broadway close during this trying time, how to stay positive, and how Broadway will inevitably bounce back!

33 minAPR 1
Comments
Eva Price

Steven Sater

Poet, playwright, author, and lyricist Steven Sater joins Rory to talk about the challenges he faced growing up often sick, how it led to his love of writing and theater, teaching himself ancient Greek, Spring Awakening, and his new book "Alice by Heart."

40 minMAR 16
Comments
Steven Sater

Dave Holstein

Writer and creator of "Kidding" on Showtime, Dave Holstein joins Rory to talk about his work on Weeds, writing the "Kidding" pilot a decade ago but keeping it relevant, and the long, arduous, but ultimately worthwhile pursuit of Jim Carrey.

40 minMAR 4
Comments
Dave Holstein

Qui Nguyen

Playwright and co-founder of Vampire Cowboys, Qui Nguyen joins Rory at the Geffen to talk about his new show, "Revenge Song." Learn the challenges of adapting a real life story, starting his own theater company, his geeky influences, and the joy of bending genres for the stage.

36 minFEB 19
Comments
Qui Nguyen

Trey Parker

Geffen Playhouse Unscripted returns with a very special conversation as Rory talks to longtime friend, South Park co-creator, Book of Mormon co-creator, and all around hilarious and thought provoking writer/producer/director, Trey Parker.

52 minFEB 12
Comments
Trey Parker

Larissa FastHorse

Playwright Larissa FastHorse joins Rory to talk about her show currently at the Geffen, "The Thanksgiving Play." Plus, she discusses the challenges faced in her writing career, "performative wokeness", and her conscious decision to write the play with 4 non-indigenous leads.

39 min2019 NOV 20
Comments
Larissa FastHorse

William Jackson Harper

Actor William Jackson Harper joins Rory to talk about his time on and off Broadway, his career being changed by landing "The Good Place", the writing process, and his upcoming film, "Dark Waters."

49 min2019 NOV 13
Comments
William Jackson Harper

Veterans Writing and Performance Project

Happy Veteran’s Day! On this special podcast, we feature three monologues from the 2019 Veterans Writing and Performance Project, written and performed by veterans themselves. Learn more about this program here.

30 min2019 NOV 11
Comments
Veterans Writing and Performance Project

Jeff Greenberg

Legendary Casting Director Jeff Greenberg joins Rory to talk about the joy of casting plays as he’s cast Key Largo, now running at the Geffen. Plus, groundbreaking casting and changing how audiences view certain people and characters on things like Modern Family, Cheers, and Frasier.

46 min2019 NOV 6
Comments
Jeff Greenberg
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