Interview on Welcome to Keene, NH and The Subtext Podcast July 15, 2019 Brian Polak Playwright, theater advocate, and journalist Kenneth Jones recently interviewed me about my coming to be a playwright, the play Welcome to Keene, NH, and The Subtext podcast that I produce and host for American Theatre Magazine. If you care about playwriting, you probably listen — or you should be listening — to the valuable podcast called “The Subtext,” hosted by Chicago-based playwright Brian James Polak, who asks dramatists and other theatermakers smart questions about their backgrounds, processes, goals and strategies. In 2020, Polak’s new play Welcome to Keene, New Hampshire, a 21st-century riff in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, is getting shared world-premiere stagings in South Carolina and Chicago. It seemed like a good time to get to know Polak’s background, process, goals and strategies. Click here to read the interview in its entirety.