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Podcast Interview: Anna & Hannah Ii-Epstein of Nothing Without a Company’s ‘The Kid Thing’

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CHICAGO – Proving that creating vibrant theater is a methodical step-by-step process, Anna and Hannah Ii-Epstein – of Nothing Without a Company theater troupe – have taken a ten-plus year journey to their latest production, “The Kid Thing.” The show has a Thursday-Sunday run at the Berger Mansion in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood through April 15, 2017. Details are below. In the following podcast, they talk about the origins of the company, and how they balance couplehood with creativity, among other topics.

Anna & Hannah Ii-Epstein, Co-Artistic Directors of Nothing Without a Company
Photo credit: iiEpstein.com

PODCAST INTRO: Anna and Hannah ii-Epstein are the co-artistic directors of “Nothing Without a Company” theater troupe. I first encountered “Nothing Without a Company” in 2012, when I experienced their insightful and original production “Loom”… Since then, I’ve seen and reviewed “Down the Moonlit Path,” a sensational interactive play, the frenetic “Punk Punk” – which was written by Hannah – and currently “The Kid Thing,” which we talk about in this interview. Listen now to the podcast interview below!

For a review of Nothing Without a Company’s “The Kid Thing,” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, CLICK HERE.

Nothing Without a Company’s “The Kid Thing” takes place Thursday-Sunday nights @ 7:30pm through April 15th, 2017, at the Berger Mansion North Building, 6205 North Sheridan Road, Chicago. Featuring Anna Rose II-Epstein, Samantha Michelle Nava, Shalyn Welch, Taylor R. Craft and Gabriel Fries. Written by Sarah Gubbins. Directed by Jake Fruend. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

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© 2017 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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