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AMERICAN THEATRE | The Subtext: Kimber Lee Isn’t Cagey About Her Course of


Kimber Lee.

Every month on The Subtext Brian speaks with a playwright about life, writing, and no matter itches we’re scratching.

On this episode Brian travels to the northern tip of Manhattan to talk with Kimber Lee, whose performs embody Untitled F*ck M*ss S**gon Play, to the yellow home, tokyo fish story (South Coast Rep, TheatreWorks/Silicon Valley, Previous Globe Theater), brownsville track (b-side for tray) (Humana Pageant, LCT3/Lincoln Middle, Lengthy Wharf Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Firm, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Moxie Theatre, Shotgun Gamers), and totally different phrases for a similar factor directed by Neel Keller (Middle Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre). Kimber moved to New York Metropolis shortly after finishing graduate faculty on the College of Texas at Austin. There she linked with The Lark, which supported her for a few years as a PONY Fellow, giving her area to develop new work and construct a basis within the metropolis.

Certainly, Brian first met Kimber at The Lark’s Playwright Retreat in the summertime of 2014, which she recollects now as one of many busiest and traumatic durations of her profession up to now. Then and within the years that adopted, Kimber felt overwhelmed and unable to navigate her work at a time when she felt obligated to complete new performs. 

Kimber and Brian speak about concepts and course of, much more than common on a typical episode of The Subtext, culminating in Brian sharing probably the most inspiring moments he skilled within the theatre: It was throughout a manufacturing of Kimber’s play totally different phrases for a similar factor, directed by Neel Keller for the Kirk Douglas/CTG in L.A. Kimber shares how that memorable second got here to be. 

This episode may also be discovered right here.

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