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Welcome to the Green Room! Thespis In The Green Room is a podcast from the Upstate of South Carolina covering local, national, and international topics in theatre, performing arts, and the business of show.

Aug 20, 2021

S3 Ep14  Thespis Interviews Jenna Tamisiea Elser and Christian Elser about GLOW Lyric Theatre's Return

GLOW Lyric Theatre is back on stage and founders Jenna Tamisiea Elser and Christian Elser are back in the Green Room talking to Bruce and Melanie about the effects of the 2020 shutdown and their new 2021 Festival...

Aug 7, 2021

S3 Ep13 Thespis Interviews Lauren Edwards, Director of Marketing at The Peace Center

Bruce and Melanie talk with Lauren Edwards, Director of Marketing at The Peace Center, and find out what it takes to market the arts. Oh, and they get the scoop on what's coming up at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC!

Peace Center...

Aug 1, 2021

S3 Ep12 Thespis Talks Actors' Equity Association's Open Access Program

Bruce and Melanie break down Actors' Equity Association's new Open Access program that makes it easier than ever to join the union for stage actors and stage managers.

AEA Website:

Jul 22, 2021

S3 Ep11  Thespis Interviews Steel Magnolias Director, Myra Greene

Bruce and Melanie talk with director Myra Greene about her production of Steel Magnolias at Mill Town Players in Pelzer, SC, and about her life in the theatre.

Mill Town Players:

Jul 8, 2021

S3 Ep10  Thespis Talks With Orchestra Manager and Pit Musician, Chris Earle

Bruce and Melanie chat with musician Chris Earle about life in the Pit and Orchestra Management with GLOW Lyric Theatre.

GLOW Lyric Theatre:

Chris's Band The Barley Boyz: