The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously.
Each week, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing.
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“This podcast is an utter delight. There are a few factors that put it at the top of my list: – Aaron Odom does excellent preparation (he researches his topics and knows his stuff). – He is an engaging and funny storyteller. – The podcast is educational: each episode presents a cross section of art, cultural, political, social and religious history from a given time-period – all through the focusing lens of theatre history. – Most of all, though, Aaron Odom is a highly educated theatre major and inspiring theatre teacher, who clearly loves the theatre and its history. That love is and has been contagious, spilling over into the lives of his students who, prompted in part by Aaron’s encouragement, have gone on to successful careers in theatre. Some of the latter are even among his delightful guests. Summing up, I really can’t recommend this podcast highly enough. Do yourself a favour and hit subscribe!”
Jaybird1981 via Apple Podcasts ·Austria ·03/24/2021
“It’s kinda like ‘Drunk History,’ … but way better.”
How did this all get started?
In October 2020, Aaron conceived of a podcast focusing on the many bizarre and often humorous tales or concepts from theatre history. All in all, to continue being collaborative and creative during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aaron wanted to reach out to his friends in the theatre community and remind them that they are just that: a community.
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Below, you can read a few write-ups about the podcast. You are highly encouraged to like, share, and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or just click on the image above to be taken to our page to listen! A new episode is planned to come out every two weeks!