A conversation with actors Patrick Bussink, Jason McCool and dramaturg Hannah Hessel
Interviewed by Tim Treanor
What’s the hottest show in town? It could well be Forum Theatre’s The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, which has gotten rave reviews since it opened last week. Sacred, profane, heartbreaking and hilariously funny, it offers eyeopening performances from some of the area’s best actors.
On this podcast, DCTheatreScene senior reviewer Tim Treanor interviews Judas and Jesus, Jason McCool and Patrick Bussink, respectively, as well as dramaturg Hannah Hessel. How have they opened up this astonishing piece of drama for Washington audiences? And what sort of effect has it had on them, as theater professionals and questing humans?
A provocative conversation featuring a reenactment of the play’s shattering confrontation between Judas and Jesus.
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot plays through May 4th at the H Street Playhouse, 1365 H Street NE, Washington, DC. For tickets call 800 494-TIXS or visit the Forum website. To get in on the discussion, visit the Forum blog.
(Caution: includes some strong language.) Listen here.
Read Tim’s review here