Creating Powerful New Writing: Paul Levy talks to Julie Shavers and Dan O’Brien about Mary Go Nowhere

Paul Levy talks to writer and performer Julie Shavers and producer and performer Dan O’Brien from Black Rocking Chair Productions about Mary Go Nowhere. How did Julie write the piece? How was it realised on stage?

“Mary is on the edge of a breakdown trying to keep her foul-mouthed three-year-old in preschool. Drought. Flies. Earthquakes. Apocalypse? Or just October in LA? Written by and starring Julie Shavers, ‘Ms Shavers is rock solid’ (New York Times). ‘Shavers creates an aesthetic that’s exciting and intriguing’ ( Critics Pick, New York Magazine. Workshopped with Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel. With Chris Grace (Baby Wants Candy, Broad City, Superstore), Fringe First winner Dan O’Brien (NBC/Comedy Central’s Whitney, How I Met Your Mother), directed by Fringe First winner Paul Urcioli.”

Listen to our interview with Julie Shavers and Dan O’Brien about Mary Go Nowhere