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Some Small Magic is an interview series with artists about their methods, their lives, and their philosophies, archiving the stories and practices that create the contemporary stage.

May 10, 2017

Wrapping up the first season of Some Small Magic, we hop back into the Boston episodes to talk to playwright and dramaturge Walt McGough about the evolution of Boston's theatre scene, Sideshow Theatre and how to fake it 'til you make it, learning the world and the self through playwriting, and trying to make the unreal on stage.

I do a bad job of introducing Walt's plays, but he covers for me and explains them during the interview before talking about their background. If you want more of an explanation, there are synopses on Walt's website:


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