San Diego Repertory Theatre Podcast



In keeping step with our mission statement, we continue to find new ways to "feed the curious soul". This is the place where you can keep pace with our signature Surround Events. Just in case you could not make it in person, we have preserved these great conversations and interviews for listening at your leisure.


Sam’s Salon for A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The great Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s original play "A Doll’s House," written in 1879, is considered by many scholars to be the first modern play. Playwright Lucas Hnath took a giant leap forward with Part 2, which was performed on Broadway in 2017. Join REP Artistic Director SAM WOODHOUSE for a conversation about the work of Ibsen and Hnath. Learn everything you need to know about the original play to fully appreciate Part 2. Sam’s guests will be Professor Emerita of Theatre at San Diego State University, ANNE-CHARLOTTE HARVEY and REBECCA JO PLANT, Professor of History at UCSD.
Sam’s Salon is Sponsored by SUZANNE AND LAWRENCE HESS.


Talkin’ Theatre with Todd: Why do we still like classical plays?

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Join REP Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey for a pre-show conversation about theater classics and why they are still acclaimed by audiences in correlation with tonight's performance of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2. Hear from Todd’s guests Richard Baird, Rosina Reynolds, actor/director, and Ursula Meyer, Acting Faculty University of California, San Diego. 


Sam’s Salon event for ACTUALLY: ‘Nothing But the Truth’

Thursday, October 18, 2018

REP Artistic Director SAM WOODHOUSE leads a conversation about “the truth.” Hear from a Judge, Title IX officer, and an academic scholar about the ways we seek to find, and know the truth, in a world where to quote Paul Simon, “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.” Sam’s guests are the former San Diego Superior Court Judge, HONORABLE DAVID J. DANIELSEN (RET.), SDSU student conduct investigator and Ph.D. candidate in Educational Leadership, Sara Vogel, and Philosophy Ph.D. Candidate at UC San Diego, KATHRYN JOYCE.
Sam's Salon happens for each of the plays in our season! Next up: Thursday, November 29, at 7:00 pm: Join Sam before the 8 pm performance of A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 for a conversation about the work of Ibsen and Hnath.


Talkin' Theatre With Todd: Interview with playwright Robert Askins

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Just where in the h@#% did the idea for a play set in a puppet ministry workshop in the basement of a Lutheran church in Cypress come from? Find out the answer(s) and much more when REP Associate Artistic Director TODD SALOVEY interviews Hand to God playwright ROBERT ASKINS. The author of the most produced play in America is a special writer and a special personality.