Matthew LaChiusa: The Voices of WNY Artists

American Repertory Theater of WNY's Dialog Podcast for WNY Artists and the community they serve.
4/28/18-Broadcast #75-Interview with WNY Actors Courtney Maj and John Kreuzer
In show #75, cast-members Courtney Maj & John Kreuzer, from the American Repertory Theater of WNY's production of The Rain Dogs Project, join co-hosts Candice Kogut & Matthew LaChiusa as they partake in a roulette Q & A improv. Questions focus on legendary American singer/songwriter Tom Waits, the current production of The Rain Dogs Project (featuring one-acts based on the music of Tom Waits) and their thoughts on theater.
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3/22/17-Broadcast #74-Interview with WNY musician & actor Gary Andrews-Stieglitz
The Voices hosts Buffalo NY based musician now actor Gary Andrews-Stieglitz. Gary chats about his life as a musician, his role as 'Herod' in American Repertory Theater of WNY's production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, his recent involvement in the dramatic arts and how he celebrates St Patrick's Day. He also shares two original works "I Will Ride" and "CNN".
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1/29/18-Broadcast #72-Interview with John and Jack Kreuzer
Going generational in the first time in Voices' history, show #72 will feature the first father and son combined interview. WNY veteran actor and improv comedian John Kreuzer is joined by his 18-year-old son and fellow actor, Jack Kreuzer, as both chat about their careers, reflect upon having a parent/child in the Arts and the influences of youth theater upon the development of young adults. Co-host Candice Kogut also joins the broadcast to team up with Kreuzer Squared to sing a past number from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" with John and a present number from "Jesus Christ Superstar" with castmember, Jack.
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12/18/2017-Broadcast #72-The Voices Holiday Show
Visiting the Voices for show #72 are the Ghosts of Voices of WNY Artists Internet Broadcast Past, Present and Future. Guests include Buffalo-based actor/director Christopher Standart and guest cohost Candice Kogut.
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11/23/17-Broadcast #71-Interview with Western New York Actor Nick Lama
Featured in episode #71 is Buffalo-based theatrical actor, Nick Lama as he discusses his role in Will Kern's wild ridin' HELLCAB. Presented by Pollyanna Productions, HELLCAB features Nick as a taxi-driver on the longest shift in his life. In her second show as guest co-host, Candice Kogut also joins the Voices and offers her take on Holiday related theatrical pieces and what she is thankful for.
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10/25/17-Broadcast #70-Interview with WNY Theater Talent Connor Graham
Celebrating the 70th show, The Voices interviews the multi-talented Connor Graham as he shares thoughts on his current portrayal of 'Conrad' in the American Repertory Theater of WNY's production of "Stupid F**king Bird. He also discusses his life in the dramatic arts and another magical talent he possesses. Episode #70 also features the introduction of guest co-host Candice Kogut in a new segment not officially titled and open for suggestions. Topics discussed include the musical "The Body Guard", old forms of theater made new, and butt puppets.".
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9/26/17-Broadcast #69-Interview with WNY Theater Personality Richard Lambert
Joining the Voices for episode #69, is the Executive Director for the Buffalo, New York based New Phoenix Theatre on the Park, Richard Lambert. Richard shares his journey that took him to Buffalo, reviews the 2017-18 season at the New Phoenix Theatre, reflects on the old & new direction of Buffalo theater then offers his thoughts on the current state of affairs in America. The Voices of WNY Artists Soapbox focuses on the preconceived notion of how a higher paycheck makes an actor "professional". Also included is an 8 minute abridged version of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull".
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8/18/17-Broadcast #68-The American Repertory Theater of WNY 2017-18 Preseason Show
In the first show of the Voice's broadcasting year, #68 highlights the five-show 2017-18 season in store for the American Repertory Theater of WNY. Local actors include Brett Klaczyk, Michael J Starzynski, Candice Kogut, Rick Lattimer, Anthony Alcocer and Casey Moyer. Playwright David Moran also chats about his original work AN INCH SHORT & A DAY LATE. Directors Catherine Burkhart and Nick Lama discuss the local playwrights' showcase THE RAIN DOGS PROJECT. Read excerpts from works include Mark Humphrey's ROOMMATES, Moran's work and Matthew LaChiusa's IT COLD AND THERE'S NO MUSIC. The Voices also dedicates a final portion of show #68 to the August 23rd anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
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7/20/17-The Voices Out of Summer Hiatus Broadcast
Coming out of a summer hiatus, The Voices of WNY Artists Internet Broadcast preseason broadcast year show features WNY actor, director, playwright, producer and filmmaker John F Kennedy back to show. In this episode John chats about his current film project and upcoming theater opportunities. Plenty of summer music cuts include The B-52's, My Favorite Martian, Ranking Rodger among others.
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5/17/17-Broadcast #66-Interview with Feng Shui Consultant Linda Ellson
In the last interview before a two-month Summer hiatus, The Voices chats with founder of Feng Shui Your World Linda Ellson. In show #66, Linda shares an abbreviated history of Feng Shui, her work as a consultant and highlights her recent experience in the WNY Designer Showcase which featured her Feng Shui furniture design, Soul-fa. The Voices Soapbox offers thoughts on the label "Niche" when applied to regional theaters and the effect it may have on them. For more information on Fung Shui Your World visit www.fengshuiyourworld.biz
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4/26/2017-Broadcast #65-Interview with WNY Actor Candice Kogut
In episode #65 regional actor Candice Kogut shares her thoughts on a prolific acting career and her role in the upcoming American Repertory Theater of WNY's production of A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE. The interview includes snippets of the production featuring WNY actors Shabar Rouse, Nick Lama and Thomas LaChiusa, Also in #65, the Voices airs portions of a 2012 interview with the recently departed Thomas Dooney.
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3/26/17-Broadcast #64-Interview with Buffalo actors Pamela Rose Mangus and Rich Kraemer
Joining show #64 are Buffalo-based actors Pamela Rose Mangus and Rich Kraemer who are finishing their run of Steve Martin's hilarious THE UNDERPANTS at American Repertory Theater of WNY. Both chat about their experiences from the run, their acting careers and offer thoughts on the Buffalo theater scene. 
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