Chicago Dramatists Radio

The Sound & The Journey

Inspiration. Craft. Process.

These interviews, led by Network Director Ean Miles Kessler, span the work of playwrights from across Chicago, examining their process, their artistry, and what sparks their creativity. Join us for a deep dive into the work of some of the most exciting writers today. Hear from them how they write, what they’re fascinated by, and what sustains their practice. Click here to listen.

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Playwrights Aloud

Let’s Make Some Art!

Each month, three 10min. plays by emerging playwrights are selected to be rehearsed and recorded in a single night. Following the recording of the pieces, the playwrights have a talkback discussion about each play led by host Glenn B. Rust. Click here to listen. Click here to learn more about submitting and auditioning.

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Playwrights Aloud College

New Artists, New Works!

Each month, three 10min plays by College playwrights are selected to be rehearsed and recorded in a single night. Following the recording of the pieces, the playwrights have a talkback discussion about each play led by the College branch’s producer. Currently all episodes will be from PWA Columbia College Chicago, and are hosted by Leo Batutis and produced by Caitlin Dooks. Click here to listen.

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