New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
winner Michelle Williams
(Manchester by the Sea, My Week with Marilyn, Blue Valentine) and Emmy nominee Rupert Friend (Pride and Prejudice, "Homeland," The Young Victoria) are the latest film & stage stars to perform on the Playing on Air podcast. Released this weekend, John Patrick Shanley's LAST NIGHT IN THE GARDEN I SAW YOU features Williams and Friend in an explosive audio play, directed by Shanley.
With one hop of the fence, a star-crossed lover (Friend) storms back into the life of the married woman (Williams) he deserted. Hovering on the brink, will they bite into the forbidden fruit - or dare each other to walk away for good? In the second half of the episode, host Claudia Catania joins the artists to discuss rapid-fire theater, risk, and the battlefield of love.
On public radio and podcast, Playing on Air is the home of America's greatest playwrights, actors, and directors - a new way to experience theater. Each short audio play features electric performances and intimate conversations with stars from stage & screen. Recent episodes have featured Timothée Chalamet, Audra McDonald, Zoe Kazan, Adam Driver, Denis O'Hare, and Bobby
Cannavale in plays by Donald Margulies, Lynn Nottage, David
Auburn, Julia Cho, Amelia Roper, and David
To listen, subscribe on iTunes (http://bit.ly/PlayingOnAir), search 'Playing on Air' in your favorite podcasting app, or stream at playingonair.org