WBEZ | Henry Wishcamper http://www.wbez.org/tags/henry-wishcamper Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Artist Encounter: Director Henry Wishcamper http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/artist-encounter-director-henry-wishcamper-105637 <p><p>The Goodman Theatre&#39;s Artist Encounters bring together audiences and the artists who create the work on our stages in an intimate environment for a behind-the-scenes look at the plays and the playmaking process. Enjoy this in-depth conversation with <em>Other Desert Cities</em> director<strong> Henry Wishcamper</strong> which occured before the performance.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F80114949" width="100%"></iframe></p><div>Henry Wishcamper&rsquo;s Goodman directing credits include his own adaptation of <em>Animal Crackers</em> (nominated for a Jeff award) and Horton Foote&rsquo;s <em>Talking Pictures</em>. He serves on the Lincoln Center Theater Young Angels Artists Committee and Manhattan Theatre Club&rsquo;s Young Patrons Artists Committee. Mr. Wishcamper is a Drama League directing fellow and a graduate of Yale University.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/GT-webstory.jpg" title="" /></div></div><div>Recorded live Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Goodman Theatre&#39;s Healy Rehearsal Room</div></p> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 14:43:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/artist-encounter-director-henry-wishcamper-105637 Daily Rehearsal: Henry Wishcamper to wish no more for the Goodman http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-henry-wishcamper-wish-no-more-goodman-101989 <p><p><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/4797296588_c229392744.jpg" style="float: right; height: 269px; width: 300px; " title="A scene from 'Animal Crackers' directed by Wishcamper at the Goodman in 2009. (Courtesy of Goodman Theatre)" /><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px; "><strong>- Celebrate your 25th anniversary</strong></span></span>; give back to the community; raise money -- it&#39;s all in the plan for ComedySportz this year. &quot;Over our 25 years, we&#39;ve seen how the joy, imagination, and laughter that come from improv comedy make people&#39;s lives better. We&#39;re so grateful for the support we&#39;ve received in this community, that we wanted to help other organizations that make Lakeview and the world better places to live,&quot; said&nbsp;ComedySportz President and CEO Matt Elwell in a statement. This means they&#39;re working with groups like The Night Ministry, Funny Bones Improv, the Lymphoma Research Foundation and the Sam Thompson Foundation. To learn more, <a href="http://www.comedysportzchicago.com/latest/713-25-yearz-celebration-to-conclude-with-month-of-charitable-giving">head to their website</a>.</p><p><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><span style="font-size: 14px; "><strong>- Henry Wishcamper</strong></span></span> is now a new resident artistic associate of the Goodman Theatre, <a href="http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/stage/14762493-421/henry-wishcamper-named-goodman-artistic-associate.html">reports Hedy Weiss of the<em> Sun-Times</em></a>. As <a href="http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2012-02-28/daily-rehearsal-jungle-book-set-world-premiere-goodman-96794">previously announced</a>, Wishcamper will be directing <em>Other Desert Cities </em>in January at the Goodman. Additionally, Seth Bockley will be an artist-in-residence for two years at the theater.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>- Some thoughts on the </strong></span></span><a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-shakespeare-and-mayor-101873"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif; "><strong>lack of love</strong></span></span> for Nathan Lane</a> in this years Equity Jeff Award nominations, as well as who should win, <a href="http://chitheatreaddict.com/2012/08/21/2012-equity-jeff-nominations-a-chicago-theatre-addicts-reactions/">from Bob Bullen</a>.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="http://kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:08:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/onstagebackstage/2012-08/daily-rehearsal-henry-wishcamper-wish-no-more-goodman-101989