March 1, 2016


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The Wildness is a raucous ride exploring faith, doubt and the wild space in between.

For The Wildness Idea Lab series we are presenting a trio of evenings exploring the themes of faith, doubt and uncertainty. Join us for PUSHPLAY-  a live mixtape event that will take place post show Thursday’s in March,

Each curated evening features 3 guests, 3 songs and 1 conversation, which will revolve around a specific theme–Faith, Doubt or Uncertainty. Each guest will bring a song responding to that evening’s theme and, along with our host, will explore why that song embodies the night’s theme. The songs play and the conversation flows back and forth from guests to audience, from the music to the evening’s theme, to The Wildness.

Up first: March 3 | Faith – Featuring Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham, and record producer Michael Tudor with host Rob Weinert-Kendt.

KyleHeadshotKyle Jarrow is  a  writer  and  musician  who  creates  work  for  the  stage, film  and television. He  won  an  OBIE  Award  for  his  play A  Very  Merry  Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant. Other  plays  include Noir and Whisper House (both  written  with  Duncan  Sheik), Love  Kills, Gorilla  Man and Hostage  Song (written with Clay McLeod Chapman). Kyle penned the film Armless, which was an  official  selection  of  the  Sundance  Film  Festival.  He’s  developed  television projects   for   FOX,   USA,   FX   and   MTV   networks. Current   projects   include Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical (with  director  Tina  Landau)  and The Drop for  the  CW  network (with  director  RJ  Cutler  and  DJ  Steve  Angello).   More info on Kyle at

WORSHAM, LAURENLauren Worsham is  a  Drama  Desk  Award-winning  and Tony  Award-nominated actress and singer. She originated the role of Phoebe in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical).  Other favorite roles include Lisa in Dog Days at Montclair Peak Performances, Fort Worth Opera and LA  Opera  (dir.  Robert  Woodruff),  Flora  in Turn of the Screw at  New  York  City Opera (dir. Sam Buntrock), Amy in Where’s Charley at New York City Center (dir. John Doyle), Cunegonde in New York City Opera’s Candide and Olive in the first National tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  In addition to her work  in  theater  and  opera, Lauren  performs  in  concert  frequently,  including shows  at  Carnegie  Hall,  Caramoor,  Merkin  Hall,  Oregon  Bach  Festival,  Joe’s Pub,  Galapagos  Art  Space  and  New  York  City  Opera’s  VOX Program. Lauren was  second-place  award  winner  of  the  Kurt  Weill  Foundation’s  Lotte  Lenya competition.  She is the co-founder and executive director of the downtown opera company, The Coterie.  More info on Lauren at

mamaperspectiveMichael Tudor has worn many hats in the recording studio. Primarily, he is a producer, mixer, and recording engineer. Michael is also a mastering engineer, musician, and studio owner. Artists Michael has worked with include Moby, Duncan Sheik, John Cale, and The New York Dolls. Theater projects include Spring Awakening, and the upcoming American Psycho. Film projects include Girl Fight, and A Home at the End of the World. Michael’s production room, Mama’s Place Prod. is located near Woodstock, NY. More info on Michael at


Rob Weinert-Kendt is editor-in-chief of American Theatre. He was the founding editor-in-chief of Back Stage West and co-founder of StageGrade, and he writes about theatre for The New York Times, America magazine, and his blog The Wicked Stage. He studied film at USC and is a composer member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop.

Join us for PUSHPLAY: 3 GUESTS. 3 SONGS. 1 CONVERSATION Thursdays in March!

To join us live at PushPlay, click here. Submit your songs for inclusion here.

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