Behind the Buzz!

  • 6. Let's Talk About Dancing at Lughnasa. Season 4 - Episode 6: Back to Ireland.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada.In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by actor Annette Houlihan Verdolino to talk about APF's production of Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa. They chat about partnership, sisterhood, and the things that aren't said.Fun side note: Ann-Marie Pereth does double-duty this week as the play's choreographer!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2024, all rights reserved.
  • 5. Let's Talk About Exit, Pursued by a Bear. Season 4 Episode 5: Revenge is a Dish Best Served Bold.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by director Tracey Corea and actors Jackie Lakoudis and Nich Witham to talk about APF's staged reading of Lauren Gunderson's Exit, Pursued by a Bear. They chat about epiphany, stereotypes, and the challenging nature of revenge comedy. Fun side note: Ann-Marie's invented word of the week: "remarkability."Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2024, all rights reserved.
  • Let's Talk About the Earth. Season 4 - Episode X: Something Different.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this special episode of Behind the Buzz, APF Dramaturg Leah Flowers talks with geologist Ginger Summerville about their current production, Alistair McDowall's X and it's connection with global climate change. They discuss the science, the fiction, and what you can do to get involved. Our first "Joe-free" episode!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2024, all rights reserved.
  • 4. Let's talk about X. Season 4 - Episode 4: Somewhere Between Logan's Run and Bladerunner.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada.In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by Director Jake Staley and actors Breon Janay and Nicole Unger to talk about APF's production of Alistair McDowall's X. They discuss sci-fi of the past, the master of the future, and excitement that comes with a little theatrical confusion.Fun side note: McDowall's play was originally titled "Twitter"! That's a lie.Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2024, all rights reserved.
  • 3. Let's Talk About Pipeline - Season 4 - Episode 3: A Personal Connection.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by Director Jason Nious and Actor Sabrina Cofield to talk about APF's staged reading of Dominque Morisseau's Pipeline.They discuss rhythm, discovery, and thrill of theatrical risk.Fun side note: the mystery of the missing episode is finally revealed!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2024, all rights reserved.
  • 2. Let's Talk About Indecent. Season 4 Episode 2. Getting the Facts Straight.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada.In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by dramaturg Leah Flowers to talk about the research that goes into producing historically accurate plays. They chat about the importance of creating an honest culture, the challenge of discovering the right definitions, and the art of fudging the facts. Fun side note: pay attention as Joe, the son of 2 English teachers, confuses prepositions for articles!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2023, al rights reserved.
  • 1. Let's Talk About A Public Fit. And Now We are Ten.

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada.In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan, Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth, and APF Company Manager Brandi Blackman, talk about the upcoming season, our 10th! They chat about the impetus of script choice, the marriage of text to director, and the excitement of facing year 10.Fun side note: In this episode, we are gifted the good wishes and recollections from APF fans, fellows and friends! But don't tell A-M; it's a surprise!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2023, all rights reserved.
  • 7. Let's Talk About Alabaster

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada. In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth are joined by Audrey Cefaly, author of Alabaster, APF's final show of the season! They chat about intention, definition and the wisdom of goats.Fun side note: in this conversation, Ann-Marie and Joe discover the final piece to their 2023-24 Season!Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2023, all rights reserved.
  • 6. Let's Talk About August Wilson's The Piano Lesson

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    A Public Fit Theatre Company is an award-winning ensemble theatre based in Las Vegas, Nevada.In this episode of Behind the Buzz, Producing Director Joe Kucan and Artistic Director Ann-Marie Pereth continue the conversation about the company's recent production of August Wilson's The Plano Lesson with actors Jamie Maurice Clay and visiting guest artist "Ranney." They chat about heritage, legacy, and the nature of "epic" theatre. Fun side note: apparently Joe has fallen in love with the phrase "spoiler alert!"Behind the Buzz is a production of A Public Fit Theatre Company. Copyright 2023, all rights reserved.
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