The Jest
Guest Jim Kleinmann

Guest Jim Kleinmann

May 14, 2021

This month we chat with Artistic Director and founder of the playwright incubators PlayGround and PlayGround-LA, Jim Kleinmann. We talk a bit about his artistic journey and a whole lot about his fantastic company and what is next. 

Guest Margaret Schugt

Guest Margaret Schugt

April 9, 2021

We chat with actor and director Margaret Schugt about her artistic journey, her challenges as a "fat" actress, rethinking casting and acceptance for overweight actors, LGBTQ+ diversity in theatre, upcoming projects and more. 

Guest Infinite Jest Company Member Doug Mattingly

Guest Infinite Jest Company Member Doug Mattingly

March 12, 2021

This month we sit down with Infinite Jest company member, actor, singer-songwriter and multi-hyphenate artist Doug Mattingly to talk about his creative journey & his current projects. 

Guest Vonzell Carter

Guest Vonzell Carter

February 12, 2021

This month we interview Los Angeles actor, fight choreographer, and stuntman Vonzell Carter. We find out about how he got into stunt and fight work and we talk about what he, as a person of color, hopes will come out of our 2020 reckoning with the lack of diversity, inclusion and representation in theatre. 

Guest Shirley Ritter-Hatton

Guest Shirley Ritter-Hatton

December 11, 2020

This month we interview Los Angeles actor Shirley Ritter-Hatton and find out about the role that got away and her current project Clowning Around With Shakespeare for Infinite Jest Theatre Company.

Guest Infinite Jest Company Member Samantha Barrios

Guest Infinite Jest Company Member Samantha Barrios

November 13, 2020

This month we sit down with Infinite Jest company member, actor & director Samantha Barrios to talk about her creative journey & her current projects. 

The Koffee Klatch and Guest Allie Costa

The Koffee Klatch and Guest Allie Costa

October 9, 2020

This month we talk about Infinite Jest's new works development program, The Koffee Klatch, and we interview Los Angeles playwright and actor Allie Costa. 

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