Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater

An Interview with Playwright: C.A. Johnson

July 02, 2020 Rachel Lin | C.A. Johnson Season 1 Episode 20
Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Playwright: C.A. Johnson
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Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Playwright: C.A. Johnson
Jul 02, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20
Rachel Lin | C.A. Johnson

In this episode, Rachel speaks with C.A. Johnson - the playwright of All the Natalie Portmans, which premiered at MCC this February. C.A.'s play The Climb was part of the 2019 Cherry Lane Mentor Project, and her work has also been produced at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, and Strawdog Theatre in Chicago.

C.A. and Rachel speak about life during COVID, and the state of the American Theater during this long overdue uprising. C.A. talks about the experience of her first New York run - what it was like to be in the room, the ups, and the downs. We talk about the uncertain future of theater, and what she wishes she had known before starting out on the journey of being a playwright.

More information about C.A. HERE.
Mentioned in this episode:
MCC Theatre
American Contemporary Play Festival
Strawdog Theatre

C.A. also writes for T.V.
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Intro music by: David Hilowitz

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/upstageleft)

Show Notes

In this episode, Rachel speaks with C.A. Johnson - the playwright of All the Natalie Portmans, which premiered at MCC this February. C.A.'s play The Climb was part of the 2019 Cherry Lane Mentor Project, and her work has also been produced at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, and Strawdog Theatre in Chicago.

C.A. and Rachel speak about life during COVID, and the state of the American Theater during this long overdue uprising. C.A. talks about the experience of her first New York run - what it was like to be in the room, the ups, and the downs. We talk about the uncertain future of theater, and what she wishes she had known before starting out on the journey of being a playwright.

More information about C.A. HERE.
Mentioned in this episode:
MCC Theatre
American Contemporary Play Festival
Strawdog Theatre

C.A. also writes for T.V.
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Intro music by: David Hilowitz

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/upstageleft)