Born Ready Podcast: “Tackling theater’s thorniest issues…over a totally reasonable amount of beers…”

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Thou Shalt Not Bore

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Critique of the Week

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Just because…

This is what I love most about the Digital Age. That we can do things like this. The guy who starts this video, the guy on the guitar who starts this thing, I used to listen to him play on the Red line on the West side of New York back in the early 90′s. […]


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