This week on Inside the Arts the theater community is abuzz with not one, but two plays that were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama by rising playwright and MacArthur Fellow Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Theatre UNO continues its run of GLORIA. Office politics come under the microscope in this workplace comedy that takes a toxic turn. Director David Hoover joins us with cast members Danielle James and Rachel Morris.
Then, the Southern Rep Acting Company tackles mortality and the meaning of living in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins EVERYBODY. It's a modern take on the Medieval morality play Everyman. Director Helen Jaksch joins us with actress Zondra Howard.
And, jazz legend Ellis Marsalis, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Faubourg Quartet will gather for a special concert. As the temperature dips, they're spreading Holiday cheer and warmth at the annual Coats for Kids Concert with cellist and founder Dr. Jee Yeoun Ko.
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