In this episode, Rachel speaks with veteran TV, stage, and film actor: Deirdre O'Connell.
Didi is the 2022 Tony Award winner for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Dana Higginbotham in Lucas Hnath's Dana H. She is also the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Lifetime Achievement award this year, and has racked up multiple awards over the years, including a 2005 Obie for Sustained Excellence. Rachel was eager to find out more about Didi's process and what it takes to maintain such a storied career.
Tune into this episode to learn:
For any theater practitioner, this is truly not an episode to be missed. You can catch Didi in this Lincoln Center's production of Sarah Ruhl's Becky Nurse of Salem this fall. Or watch her Tony acceptance speech as a reminder to keep doing what you're doing.
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Intro music: Angles of Light by David Hilowitz