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Addie Johnson Talbott

ADDIE JOHNSON TALBOTT is an actor, producer, and theater mom. She is an artistic associate of Rising Phoenix Rep, with whom she has produced numerous plays regionally and in the Off-Broadway and Indie Theater.

Surfing the Coasts: L.A.’s IAMA Theatre Company Hits N.Y.C.

Theater runs on the fuel of its own gypsy blood. As theater artists, we all have it in us, even when we settle down: the thrill of travel, the prospect of getting to tell our stories, with our people, in a new place and time.

Surfing the Coasts: L.A.’s IAMA Theatre Company Hits N.Y.C.

Theater runs on the fuel of its own gypsy blood. As theater artists, we all have it in us, even when we settle down: the thrill of travel, the prospect of getting to tell our stories, with our people, in a new place and time.

In Dialogue

The Road to Eclipsed
Getting Lost with Designer Clint Ramos

The costumes—created for a huge cast on a tiny budget—were dark, sensual, heavy. They felt encumbered (in a great way) by their own style and danger, and evoked a sense of period that was both specific and novel, with modern touchstones layered on top of a Jacobean substructure.

Manifesting Destiny
Playwrights Traverse the Theater and TV Divide

Making a life in the theater often feels to me like putting together a massive, illogical puzzle. The pieces shift in front of your eyes as you lay them down, and the whole enterprise might be easily enough upended by a slobbering toddler, or just as likely to be left half-finished and moldering in a house upstate.

Lindsay Joy’s In the Event of My Death: New Plays Grown Down at The Farm Theater

Talking to Padraic Lillis, founder and artistic director of The Farm Theater, I feel a surge of familiarity. Maybe it’s something from my family’s Midwestern farming past, but when he talks about his work I recognize an honorable reticence, cautious hope, and, maybe most particularly, the steady commitment to action that makes things grow.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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