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Coming up in 2021 at the Patrick Page Studio, Patrick and I invite you to join us for our next session in our Learning Shakespeare Series. This time we will be doing 12 sessions virtually on HAMLET starting January 10th on Sundays from 7-9 PM Eastern. For more information, please email us at to reserve your spot. On this episode, we share some more details on this class towards the end of our conversation and most importantly, review the lessons we have learned from our guests and conversations throughout the second season.
On this episode, we talk with Queen Lesli Margherita on living your truth, owning your weirdness, and the importance of ruling your own kingdom.
On this episode, we talk about mastery with Lea Salonga. Multiple award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is best known for her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon. In addition to the Tony, she has won the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards, in the field of musical theatre. She was also the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved show as Fantine in the 2006 revival. Many fans of all ages recognize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and Fa Mulan for Mulan and Mulan II. For her portrayal of the beloved princesses, the Walt Disney Company bestowed her with the honor of “Disney Legend”.
On this episode, we continue with the second part of our conversation on process, focusing today on Patrick's one man show - All the Devils are Here (How Shakespeare Invented the Villain). For more information on how to get tickets for the digital showing of this piece - please visit the Shakespeare Theater DC website -
This is part one of a two part episode - where Patrick and Michael discuss Theater Mitu's REMNANT, a theater piece Michael has worked on for the past five years, and All the Devils are Here, a piece Patrick has worked on for the better part of a decade. For this episode, we focus on REMNANT, the artistic process, and the questions posed in the piece. Throughout this episode, you will get a chance to listen to segments from the piece which you can witness in its entirety as part of NYTW’s 2020 season on November 16th, 19th, 22nd, and 24th. For more information and tickets, visit or
On this episode, we talk with singer/songwriter Anaïs Mitchell on her new book, the craft of songwriting, and how to embrace the muse. Anaïs is a Grammy/Tony Award winning singer songwriter and creator of the musical, Hadestown. Time magazine recently named her one of the most influential people of 2020. Check out her latest book : Working on a Song: The Lyrics of Hadestown.
On this episode, we discuss the two recent films Patrick worked on during COVID-19, Rainer Maria Rilke, and how to embrace failure.
On this episode, we talk with theater artist, writer, teacher, host, and overall badass - Susan Blackwell - on her disciplined pursuit of creativity.
On this episode, we talk with Broadway, Film, and TV actor Patti Murrin on her journey in playing some of the most recognizable princesses on Broadway, her open struggles with anxiety and depression, and most importantly how she has embraced a life as an artist.
On this episode, we discuss the importance of establishing your mission in life and how it relates to that of a character. We also share our aims and goals for the second season, and how to embrace an artistic process that can help you unlock the mystery that awaits you in life.
On this episode, we reflect on the lessons learned from guests and conversations over the 21 episodes of our first season.
On this episode, Paige talks about the realities of being in the public eye, playing Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway, and the lessons she has learned from her life as an artist.
On this episode, we welcome Broadway and television star Paige Davis to discuss the origins of her career, lessons from dancing Fosse on Broadway for the past 20 years, being on the front lines of a cultural phenomenon with "Trading Spaces", and her inspiring philosophy to never give up.
On this episode, we revisit Patrick’s experiences in playing Norman Osborn in Spiderman:Turn Off the Dark, and share never before heard journal entries that describe the experience of working on the most expensive musical in Broadway’s history.
On this episode, Reeve Carney returns to share the lessons he's learned from playing Peter Parker in Spiderman and Orpheus in Hadestown. We take questions from the listeners, and Reeve shares a secret about himself he has discovered during quarantine.
On this episode, Patrick returns to Michael's narrative to discuss the importance of taking initiative in relation to one's career, and how that led to Michael playing Hamlet.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick reflect on the experiences that shaped Michael's childhood, and how to answer the call to adventure within all of us.
On this episode, we discuss how coincidences and dreams can help you as you move toward your imagined future. Patrick shares a very personal story with Michael, which they unpack and discuss on a conversation around the power of sacrifice.
On this episode, we discuss the death of George Floyd, this cultural moment, and how to be a servant as an artist.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick share insights from the listeners, discuss the importance of living in the questions, and how it relates to understanding evil.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick interview actor Rachel Crowl on her life, navigating the business as a trans woman, and being a member of theater companies like the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
On this episode, we discuss how harnessing one's self to a brilliant mind can be a path toward a life's practice as an actor. Michael shares an email he wrote Patrick in 2014. Patrick shares stories from his childhood, his heroes, and how acting be a vehicle to expand consciousness.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick talk with Eva Noblezada on her artistic practice, how she manages mental health, and her journey from the West End to currently starring as Eurydice in Hadestown on Broadway.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick talk about plays they are currently watching online during quarantine, answer questions from listeners, and talk about the role of empathy in creating a character.
On this episode, Michael and Patrick interview Michael Arden on his diverse career in acting and directing, in addition to his evolving creative process.
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Created by
Zuckerberg Institute
Podcast Status
Potentially Inactive
Apr 6th, 2020
Latest Episode
Dec 7th, 2020
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Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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