JJ Parkey plays the title role in Encore Theatre Company's upcoming production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Here he talks about developing the character and the dynamic between Hedwig, the ensemble and the audience.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is April 7 and 8th at Club Vex and 9th at MJ's Cafe.
Rita Coleman is the author of a chapbook called Mystic Connections: Poems of Nature and Relationships. Coleman joins WYSO's Conrad Balliet in the studio to talk about autobiography in poetry and writing about mysticism.
"I went to first grade for a month, maybe six weeks. The Italian Army invaded the village, therefore we were left without a teacher. Luckily, she left the textbook with us and so from that textbook my illiterate mother and I learned how to read."