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This show discusses the dearth of conservative voices in theatre (and the arts in general).

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Today's episode continues our exploration of David Mamet's conservatism, particularly as evidenced by his 2011 book, "The Secret Knowledge." We will look at a chapter devoted to liberal arts education, justaposed with a disturbing... more

NOTE: THIS EPISODE HAS BEEN PRE-RECORDED! Today's episode continues our look at David Mamet and his conversion to conservatism (was it really a conversion? Maybe more like an admission?). We'll hear some of the critical... more

Although we will continue our conversation about out-of-the-closet conservative David Mamet and his revelatory book, "The Secret Knowledge," we will spend a little time on a recent theatrical controversy. Specifically, we will tackle the... more

Today's episode continues our investigtion of internationally famous American playwright, David Mamet. Mr. Mamet, who came out of the political closet in 2008, is now a consefvative thinker and we will look at what exactly he means by... more

Today's show looks at the work of David Mamet and other "mainstream" conservative playwrights. How is it possible that Mamet has survived, especially now that he's come out of the closet as a conservative? Will his... more

I thought I'd have a little fun on "Stage Right" today and ask my listeners what theatrical pieces of art will the left concoct in order to showcase their love for Obama, Iranian mullahs, and those who disregard religious conviction. Or,... more

Today's episode of "Stage Right," the show that seeks the conservative voice in theatre, we are pleased to welcome playwright Hank Kimmel. Hank's play, "Fairy Tale Ending," was expertly read/acted by yours truly on last week's show.... more

Did you miss me? "Stage Right" returns today after a two-week hiatus that included a trip to Toronto to see Angela Lansbury in "Blythe Spirit." We'll talk about that production and then read a short play by a conservative playwright... more

On today's episode of "Stage Right," I will forego my usual formal interview format and concentrate on the voice of my listeners. Since its inception we've been pondering the question "just what is conservative theatre anyway?" I think... more

We are honored and thrilled to have as our guest on today's episode of "Stage Right" Mr. David Marcus. David is a playwright and blogger who has been featured in "The Federalist," a web magazine focused on culture, politics, and... more