Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater

An Interview with Theater in Quarantine's Joshua William Gelb

March 03, 2021 Joshua William Gelb | Rachel Lin Season 2 Episode 1
Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Theater in Quarantine's Joshua William Gelb
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Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Theater in Quarantine's Joshua William Gelb
Mar 03, 2021 Season 2 Episode 1
Joshua William Gelb | Rachel Lin

Josh Gelb is a director, performer, writer, & producer whose work is often visceral, surprising, and bold. Pre-pandemic his play Jazz Singer, which he co-wrote, directed, and performed in, received a critically acclaimed run at Abrons Arts Center. After performance venues closed, Josh built out his closet and created Theater in Quarantine, streaming fully realized theatrical experiences live from his home.

Theater in Quarantine is free to watch, and available on #TiQ's Youtube Channel. Co-helmed by Katie Rose McLaughlin, TiQ presents a brand new show live, every three weeks. Recent productions have included collaborations with some of theater's most exciting players. If you're new to TiQ, Heather Christian's I Am Sending You the Sacred Face is a great place to start. 

In this episode Rachel & Josh talk about:

  • the creation of Theater in Quarantine and its evolution
  • how Josh keeps up with the demanding production schedule
  • hopes & expectations for theater out of quarantine

For more info on the artist and the work visit:
Joshua William Gelb
Theater in Quarantine

Intro music: 
David Hilowitz

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

Show Notes

Josh Gelb is a director, performer, writer, & producer whose work is often visceral, surprising, and bold. Pre-pandemic his play Jazz Singer, which he co-wrote, directed, and performed in, received a critically acclaimed run at Abrons Arts Center. After performance venues closed, Josh built out his closet and created Theater in Quarantine, streaming fully realized theatrical experiences live from his home.

Theater in Quarantine is free to watch, and available on #TiQ's Youtube Channel. Co-helmed by Katie Rose McLaughlin, TiQ presents a brand new show live, every three weeks. Recent productions have included collaborations with some of theater's most exciting players. If you're new to TiQ, Heather Christian's I Am Sending You the Sacred Face is a great place to start. 

In this episode Rachel & Josh talk about:

  • the creation of Theater in Quarantine and its evolution
  • how Josh keeps up with the demanding production schedule
  • hopes & expectations for theater out of quarantine

For more info on the artist and the work visit:
Joshua William Gelb
Theater in Quarantine

Intro music: 
David Hilowitz

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