story corps project

Mathew Edwards close friends of Hagin James seeks insight of his love of theater. why he keeps on going and what lessons has he gained from theater.

Elizabeth Eubanks and Patricia Scott

Elizabeth Eubanks (58) shares a conversation with her mother, Patricia Scott (82), about her love of music, the groups she played with, and her other creative pursuits.

Patty Devery and Amy Tardif

Patty Devery (37) talks with her coworker Amy Tardif (54) about their lives in New York and Chicago and how they have been affected by the COVID-19 shelter in place orders.

Humans of Granger

Bailey explained to me how Highschool has molded him to who he really is.

Grace’s Passion for Theater

I interview Grace Alt, my roommate, on her passion for theater and work in theater advocacy. We talk about our favorite shows and how important theater is to an education.

Sr Barbara Jean Glodowski and Mary Anne Glodowski

Sisters, Sr. Barbara Jean Glodowski (78) and Mary Anne Glodowski (76), talk about their family's connection to God, their life in the monastery, and their careers as creative educators.

Tina Kuhr, Harriet Kuhr, and Rachel Kuhr

Sisters Harriet Kuhr (63), Tina Kuhr (62), and Rachel Kuhr (60) share a conversation about growing up in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania and about their favorite childhood memories.

Steve Desroches and Mark Cortale

Steve Desroches (47) and Mark Cortale (53) discuss Cortale's career as a manager and producer of live entertainment with a focus on his work as the artistic director of the Art House in Provincetown, Massachusetts and as manager for drag...

Bart Roccoberton and Jim Rose Talk On Puppetry

Master puppeteers and influencers in American puppetry, Bart Roccoberton and Jim Rose (son of Rufus and Margo Rose), talk about their craft and its history.

Paul Kelly’s Summary

My dad(Paul Kelly) and I(Polly Kelly) discuss his past and hopes for the future. Mainly his theatrical life!

Mark C. Westberg

Mark, a 32-year-old freelance artist, musician, and actor living in Santa Fe, New Mexico, talks about being named after a friend of his parents who died of AIDS, and his experience supporting friends with HIV, dating, and as an activist.

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Troy

Part owner of Sawtown Tavern, Troy Everwine, speaks candidly about the arts, vegan diets, Ida Dunnum, the LGBTQ community and the progression of the Tacony community in Philadelphia. We talk about Troy's performances on stage in Center City, the proudest...

Miss. Heintz and Bri

Talking about miss. Heintz's career in acting and directing.

Mercedes Andrade and Angela Jacquez

Friends and colleagues Mercedes Andrade (39) and Angela Jacquez (46) reflect on their friendship, traditions they love, and their travel plans for the future. They hope to travel together to New York, New York and Paris, France in the near...

Steve Desroches and David Drake

Steve Desroches (47) and David Drake (58) talk about Drake's life in the theater, particularly his landmark one-man show "The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me" and his drag character Tawny Heatherton as well as his work as the artistic director...

Lou Seabourn and Cathy Shofner

Friends Cathy "Ann" Shofner [no age given] and Lou Ann Seabourn (64) remember the first time they met, talk about the summer they spent working at the theater, and share about their educational background and careers.