Lindsey is a freelance director and dramaturg based in the Baltimore/DC region. Currently an MA Candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland College Park, Lindsey's research interests include feminist theatre, the intersection between womanhood and mental illness in the 20th century American drama, and the performativity of the Great Recession and subsequent Senate hearings. Her work has been seen at theatres in the region such as Everyman Theatre, Baltimore Center Stage, Single Carrot Theatre, The Goethe Institut, the Capital Fringe Festival, and Interrobang Theatre Company.
October 23rd, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
baltimore, dramaturgy, elections, everyman, george w. bush, lynn nottage, midterms, opioid epidemic, pennsylvania, politics, rust belt, sweat, theater, theatre, vote
Lindsay Barr is the production dramaturg for Everyman Theatre's production of Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Sweat." She's also our administrator and sole staff member at the Literary Managers & Dramaturgs of the Americas. She also has like 4000 more degrees than I remembered. She's also super insightful. We bumped this episode WAY up the queue. With "Sweat" opening this week and midterm elections just two weeks away, this content feels pressing AF. Hop aboard The Context train!