Storytelling Podcasts for fans of ‘Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up’

There is nothing quite like a gifted storyteller, and Lucy Alibar—onstage now at the Kirk Douglas Theatre—is one of the best of America's newest generation. Whether she is penning an Oscar-nominated screenplay like Beasts of the Southern Wild or telling tales from her childhood in Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up (playing the Douglas th...

Storytelling Podcasts for fans of ‘Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up’

Have a taste of ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ screenwriter Lucy Alibar’s magical stew of stories

The video above is just a taste of a magical stew of stories that is Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up. Writer and performer Lucy Alibar, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of the hit film Beasts of the Southern Wild, has also been serving up a lecherous goat, a house full of dogs, cats and Febreze and Daddy's .38 special to audiences at the K...

Have a taste of ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ screenwriter Lucy Alibar’s magical stew of stories

Waiting for Elmo and the New York Critics with Parodies Inspired by Samuel Beckett

The works of Samuel Beckett have left a lasting mark on our culture. At their best, they inspire existential contemplation, deep introspection, and a heartfelt interrogation of the human condition. But Beckett lovers are quick to point out that his work is meant to be quite funny (or at least as funny as contemplating existence can be). And as one...

Waiting for Elmo and the New York Critics with Parodies Inspired by Samuel Beckett