Bay Area Theater Archives By Date

An archive of Bay Area Theater interviews heard on BookwavesOpen Book and Arts-Waves. Interviews as heard on KPFA are 28-29 minutes; extended edits are noted and timed. All links should be working.

Bookwaves
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Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Bill Irwin, writer and performer of On Beckett, at ACT Strand thru January 22, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired January 12, 2017.

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Emma Rice, director, co-adaptor, 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at Berkeley Rep thru January 15, 2017.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 30-minute Bay Area Theater podcast
Aired December 19, 2016.

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Ed Decker, Artistic Director of New Conservatory Theatre Center.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 35-minute Bay Area Theater podcast
Aired November 14, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired October 10, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired August 22, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Company
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 53-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired August 8, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with John Leguizamo, writer and performer, Latin History for Morons, at Berkeley Rep through August 14, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Uncensored interview
Aired July 11, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Edwin Outwater, conductor and Richard Lonsdorf, programmer, San Francisco Symphony Summer Music Series.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 40-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired June 27, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tom Ross, Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre Company
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired June 13, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Eric Ting, Artistic director of California Shakespeare Theatre (Cal Shakes).
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 35-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired May 30. 3016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Evren Odcikin, director and Humaira Ghilzai, cultural consultant, about the play The Most Dangerous Highway in the World, a Golden Thread production, at Thick House in San Francisco through May 29, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 43-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired May 2, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Rachel Bonds, playwright of Swimmers at Marin Theatre Company through March 27, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired March 14, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jon Beavers, Ian Merrigan, Ramiz Monsef and Casey Lee Hurt, co-creators of The Unfortunates, a theatrical piece at A.C.T.’s Strand Theatre through April 10, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 39-minute Radio Wolinsky podcast
Aired March 7, 2016

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Matthew McCoy, co-Artistic Director of the San Francisco-based Bay Area Musicals
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired February 15, 2016

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Colin Blattel and Michael Socrates Moran of Oakland's Ubuntu Theater Project
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 37-minute web edit
Aired February 1, 2016

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Margo Hall, performer in Gem of the Ocean at Marin Theater Company through February 14, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 36-minute web edit
Aired January 18, 2016

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Brian Katz, Artistic Director of Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco
Program as heard on KPFA
Extended 38-minute web edit
Aired January 11, 2016

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Lisa Rothman, playwright & performer, Date Night at Pet Emergency at the Marsh Berkeley thru Jan 23, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired December 28, 2015

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Ayad Akhtar, playwright, Disgraced, at Berkeley Rep thru Dec. 27, 2015
Extended 38-minute web edit
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired November 23, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Susi Damilano, director of the play Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl through January 9, 2016.
Program as heard on KPFA 
Aired November 16, 2015.                   Extended 37-minute web edit             

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minidakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company.
Program as heard on KPFA                  Bookwaves/Jasson Minidakis page
Aired October 8, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Torange Yeghiazarian, Artistic Director of the Re-Orient Festival, through October 4, 2015 at Z Space Below
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired September 14, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Craig Lucas, librettist for Amelia, a New Musical, at Berkeley Rep through October 4, 2015
Program as heard on KPFA                 Extended 39-minute web edit
Aired September 7, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse about the past and upcoming seasons.
Program as heard on KPFA                Bookwaves/Bill English page
Aired August 3, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Anna Deavere Smith, playwright/performer, Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter, at Berkeley Rep through August 2, 2015
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired July 6, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theater and director of Life is a Dream at Cal Shakes
Program as heard on KPFA                 Bookwaves/Loretta Greco page
Aired July 2, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep about the past and upcoming seasons
Program as heard on KPFA                  Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired June 1, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Luz Mena, creator of Andares, Part One, at the San Francisco International Arts Festival in Fort Mason, May 29-31, 2015.
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired May 25, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with  Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater (ACT)  about the past and upcoming seasons.
Program as heard on KPFA.                   Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page
Aired April 20, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tarell Alvin McCraney, playwright. Head of Passes plays at Berkeley Rep; Choir Boy will play at Marin Theater Company
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired April 13, 2015

Bay Area Theatre:  Richard Wolinsky talks with Caitlyn Louchard of The Free Theatre, Romeo and Juliet April 4-5 and 11-12, 2015  at the Omni Commons in Oakland. 
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired March 30, 2015.

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Charlie Varon, playwright and performer, Feisty Old Jew.  feb 23, at the Marsh in Berkeley, Feb. 21-Mar. 22, 2015
Program as aired on KPFA                       Extended 33-minute web edit
Aired February 23, 2015

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Neecole Cockerham, playwright and star of I Am Not My Mother at the Osher Theatre Jan. 24-25, 2015.
Program as aired on KPFA
Aired January 19, 2015

Bay Area Theater: Richard Wolinsky talks with Terry Baum, playwright and performer of Hick: A Love Story, at Berkeley City Club, Jan 2-25, 2015.
Extended 40-minute web edit
Aired December 29, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Kathleen Turner, star of Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins running at Berkeley Rep through Jan.4, 2015.
Program as heard on KPFA   
Aired November 24, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Colm Toibin, author of the play Testament, running at A.C.T. through November 23, 2014
Complete 55-minute interview
Aired November 3rd & 6th, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep about the previous and upcoming seasons, and other matters.
Program as aired on KPFA               Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired  Sept. 10, 2014 (see Tony Taccone page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Bill English, Artistic Director of SF Playhouse in San Francisco. Into The Woods runs through September 6, 2014
Program as heard on KPFA              Bookwaves/Bill English Page       
Aired July 9, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks withTony Kushner, playwright ofThe Intellligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, at Berkeley Rep through June 29th (live phone interview). 
Program as heard on KPFA
Aired June 11, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Brian Copeland, playwright of Not a Genuine Black Man, at Berkeley Rep through May 31, 2014
Interview with Brian Copeland
Aired May 9, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco
Program as heard on KPFA               Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page
Aired April 11, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minidakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company.
Program as aired on KPFA                Bookwaves/Jasson Minidakis page
Aired March 14, 2014

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Mona Golabek, playwright and performer of "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," playing at Berkeley Rep through January 5th.
Interview with Mona Golabek
Aired December 13, 2013

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Bill English, Artistic Director of San Francisco Playhouse about his theatre company and its productions.
Program as aired on KPFA                Bookwaves/Bill English Page
Aired November 8, 2013

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Ed Decker, Artistic Director of New Conservatory Theatre Center about the upcoming season.
Program as aired on KPFA                      Bookwaves/Ed Decker Page
Aired September 13, 2013

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with John Fisher, Artistic Director of Theatre Rhino and director of Drunk Enough To Say I Love You by Caryl Churchillplaying at the Costume Shop in San Francisco through June 23rd.
Program as aired on KPFA                     Bookwaves/John Fisher Page
Aired June 14, 2013

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Hershey Felder, whose theatre piece George Gershwin Alone plays at Berkeley Rep through July 7th
Program as aired on KPFA       
Aired June13 2013 

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of A.C.T. and director of Arcadia, at the Geary through June 16th.
Program as aired on KPFA       Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page
Aired May 31, 2013 (see Carey Perloff page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep about the previous and upcoming seasons, and other matters.
Program as aired on KPFA        Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired April 12, 2013 (see Tony Taccone page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Lawrence Wright, whose play Fallaci airs at Berkeley Rep through April 21, 2013.  
Program as aired on KPFA      Segment on Fallaci and his other plays
Aired March 12, 2013

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theatre Company and director of Se Llama Cristina, at the Magic through February 24th.
Program as aired on KPFA        Bookwaves/Loretta Greco page
Aired February 8, 2013 (see Loretta Greco page for extended edit). 

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company and director of Waiting for Godot, at MTC from January 24th through February 17th..
Program as aired on KPFA        Bookwaves/Jasson Minadakis page
Aired January 11, 2013 (see Jasson Minadakis page for extended edit). .

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Mary Zimmerman, playwright and director of The White Snake, at Berkeley Rep through December 31, 2012.
Program as aired on KPFA        Complete 17-minute Interview
Aired December 14, 2012. .

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Henry Woronicz, star of An Iliad, at Berkeley Rep in Berkeley through November 18, 2012
Program as aired on KPFA     Extended 35-minute web edit
Aired November 9, 2012   

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Eve Ensler, playwright of Emotional Creature, at Berkeley Rep in Berkeley through July 15, 2012
Program as aired on KPFA     Extended 34 minute web edit
Aired June 21, 2012

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep Theatre Company.
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired June 9, 2012  (see Tony Taccone page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page
Aired May 25, 2012 (see Carey Perloff page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Nick Olivero, Artistic Director of Boxcar Theatre in San Francisco.
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Nick Olivero page
Aired March 9, 2012 (see Nick Olivero page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Lorenzo Pisoni, solo performer and 
co-author of Humor Abuse, at American Conservatory Theatre, playing through 
February 19, 2012.
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Lorenzo Pisoni page
Aired January 27, 2012  (see Lorenzo Pisoni page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep Theatre Company, and author of Ghost Light, playing through 
February 19, 2012.
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired January 13, 2012  (see Tony Taccone page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company, and director of The Glass Menagerie, playing through December 18, 2011.
Program as aired on KPFA      Bookwaves/Jasson Minadakis page
Aired December 9, 2011 (see Jasson Minadakis page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of the Magic Theatre, and director of Annapurna, playing through December 4, 2011
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Loretta Greco Page
Aired November 11, 2011  (see Loretta Greco page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Rita Moreno, star of Rita Moreno: Life Without Makeup playing at Berkeley Rep through October 30, 2011
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Rita Moreno page
Aired September 30, 2011  (see Rita Moreno page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre: Richard Wolinsky talks with Tom Ross, Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre Company in Berkeley, and director of  "A Delicate Balance," playing in September 2011.
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Tom Ross page
Aired September 9, 2011 (see Tom Ross page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre. Richard Wolinsky talks with John Fisher, Artistic Director of  Theatre Rhino in San Francisco and playwright/director of "Fighting Mac" playing in June, 2011.
Program as aired on KPFA    Bookwaves/John Fisher page
Aired June 9, 2011 (see John Fisher page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of A.C.T., American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco,
Program as aired on KPFA     Bookwaves/Carey Perloff page
Aired April 8, 2011 (see Carey Perloff page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep in Berkeley,
Program as aired on KPFA    Bookwaves/Tony Taccone page
Aired March 11, 2011 (See Tony Taccone page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Jasson Minadakis, Artistic Director of Marin Theatre Company and director of a new version of Seagull by Anton Chekhov, playing through February 20, 2011.
Program as aired on KPFA    Bookwaves/Jasson Minadakis page
Aired January 28, 2011 (See Jasson Minadakis page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Robert Kelley, Artistic Director of Thetreworks Silicon Valley, and director of the new musical, A Christmas Memory, playing through December 26, 2010. 
Program as aired on KPFA    Bookwaves/Robert Kelley page
Aired December 10, 2010 (see Robert Kelley page for extended edit)

Bay Area Theatre Richard Wolinsky talks with Mark Rucker, Associate Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and director of Marcus, or the Secret of Sweet. playing through November 21, 2010. 
Program as aired on KPFA   Bookwaves/Mark Rucker page
Aired November 12, 2010 (extended 31-minute edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Indhu Rubasingham, co-director of The Great Game: Afghanistan, performed at Berkeley Rep in November 2010. 
Program as aired on KPFA.  Bookwaves/Indhu Rubasingham page
Aired October 25, 2010 (extended 34 minute edit) 

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. Program as aired on KPFA
Aired April 23, 2010  (extended 38-minute edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Les Waters, Associate Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep theatre company.  Program as aired on KPFA
Aired March 12, 2010 (extended 35-minute edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Sharon Gless, star of A Round Heeled Woman, performed at Z Space at Theatre Artaud in January, 2010.
Aired January 8, 2010  (extended 37-minute web edit)

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Ed Decker, Artistic Director of the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco.
Aired August 21, 2009  Extended 40-minute Web Edit

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Sharon Ott, director of Brekeley Rep's 2009 production of Sharon Freed's play, You Nero
Aired May 29, 2009  Extended 33-minute Web Edit

Bay Area Theatre   Richard Wolinsky talks with John Fisher, Artistic Director of Theatre Rhino in San Francisco
Aired April 24, 2009   Extended 35-minute Web Edit

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Carey Perloff, Artistic Director 
of A.C.T.,  American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco
Aired March 27, 2009   Extended 39-minute Web Edit

Bay Area Theatre   Richard Wolinsky talks with Delroy Lindo, director of Berkeley Rep's 2008 production of August Wilson's play, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Aired November 14, 2008: extended edit

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with Tony Taccone, Artistic Director of Berkeley Rep theatre company
Part One, aired March 21, 2008
Part Two, aired April 4, 2008

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks with John Fisher, Executive Director of San Francisco's Theatre Rhinoceros.
Aired February 25, 2008, KPFA Morning Show 8:30 am

Bay Area Theatre  Richard Wolinsky talks about Bay Area theatre with 
John Fisher of Theatre Rhinoceros and Ed Decker of New Conservatory Theatre. 
Aired November 18, 2005