January 13th, 2017
On this episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by Heisenberg director Emily Ranii to discuss Emily's history with Burning Coal Theatre (and Theatre more broadly), and dive into the science, the metaphor, and the characters behind Simon Stephens' Heisenberg!
January 5th, 2017
Welcome back to Into the Fire! On this week's episode, Jerry is joined by NC State University physicist David Aspnes to discuss the history of scientific discovery, the science behind our upcoming play, Heisenberg and the Uncertainty Principle, and the relationship between science, physics, and the arts!
December 13th, 2016
In this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry and the entire cast of Written on the Heart are joined via Skype by the playwright: David Edgar, discussing the origins and inspirations of Written on the Heart, as well as some specific questions from the cast!
December 6th, 2016
In this week's episode, Jerry is joined by Written on the Heart production dramaturgs Marshall Botvinick and Jackson Cooper to discuss the nature of dramaturgy here and abroad, and the role of the dramaturg in the rehearsal process!
November 28th, 2016
On this episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by John Allore. Join us for a discussion of John's history with Burning Coal Theatre, the history behind William Tyndale and Written on the Heart, and the state of the arts in Raleigh, the Trianglle, and North Carolina more broadly!
November 8th, 2016
This week, Jerry is joined by Written on the Heart choreographer Robin Harris! In this episode, Jerry and Robin discuss Robin's background as a choreographer, her impact on Dance in Raleigh, as well as her plans for Written on the Heart!
November 3rd, 2016
On this week's episode, Jerry is joined by Reverend Nancy Petty of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church! Join us for a discussion of John T. Pullen himself, the progressive history of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, as well as the similarly subversive history that informs our upcoming play: David Edgar's Written on the Heart!
October 13th, 2016
Alex sits in for Jerome Davis this week to interview SKYLIGHT co-stars Emily Rieder and Jerome Davis himself! In this week's episode, we delve into
October 4th, 2016
This week, Jerry is joined by Skylight director John Gulley to discuss the nature of political theatre, the value theatre education, and the history and contemporary resonance of David Hare's iconic 1995 play!
September 21st, 2016
Charles Meeker, long-time Mayor of Raleigh and staunch supporter of the arts in the capital city, speaks out about his long career in the legal trade, the ways in which he has seen (and shepherded) growth in Raleigh, and what he hopes to see for the future.