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Author: Moira O'Sullivan

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The podcast where we drop a pin in the hometown of a different creative every episode, and find out what makes it cool, what makes it weird, and what impact it's had on their work today. Hosted by Moira O'Sullivan
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA –  Today we’re heading down south with actor/writer Mike Menendez (BULL, FBI: MOST WANTED). We get into his complicated feelings about growing up in the south, his deep love for his childhood pets, and how he’s using his acting and writing chops as the face of the therapy app “Bloom” as well as creating his own fantasy trilogy “The Creators”.   Check out Mike on Instagram (@miketmenendez)   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
FREDERICK, MD – Hold onto your popcorn, because today we’re heading to the hometown of the queen of horror theatre, Felicia Lobo (Artistic Director of Insomnium Theatre Company, Girly Gore Youtube Channel, Sinister Sisters Podcast). We talk about why theatre education is so important, why she misses her hometown so much, and why spooky, scary work should not be limited to the movies.   Check out Felicia on Instagram (@felicialobo) (@sinistersisterspodcast) (@girlygorehorror) (@qwamband)   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter) and theme music by Klokwize and Lawrence V. White  
ST. LOUIS, MO – We’re heading to the Midwest with comedian Eric Williams (THAT’S A GAY ASS PODCAST). We talk about the Muny theatre’s insanely grand musicals, Austin Powers being his bar mitzvah theme, and how his experience being gay in St. Louis led him to making comedy that helps people feel seen. Get ready to laugh, cry, think, and laugh again.     Check out Eric on Instagram (@ericwillz) and his podcast @gayasspodcast   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
HOUSTON, TX – While this is my first rodeo, it sure isn’t comedian Lizzie Stewart’s! We get into the highs and lows of AstroWorld, our wildly different experiences seeing the Jonas Brothers in concert, and why Tex Mex is just so damn good. She also shares why her Texan upbringing gives her a unique perspective on her podcast "Let’s Get Civical".   Check out Lizzie on Instagram (@lizzie_the_rock_stewart) and listen to her podcast @letsgetcivical   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA – We’re hitting the west coast with director/producer Tanner Jarman (HBO’S WE’RE HERE, award-winning films HIGH HOOPS, PARADISE). He explains why North Hollywood isn’t actually Hollywood, his experience making a film during lockdown, and how growing up in LA gave him his super chill vibe. Grab your shades and let’s go to the valley!   Check out Tanner’s work on Instagram (@tannerjarman) and www.tannerjarman.com   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
MADISON, WI – We’re road-tripping to the Midwest this episode with screenwriter Charlotte T. Martin (Tribeca Film Institute’s “Through Her Lens” Program Finalist). They discuss the importance of cheese, beer, and bratwursts, what it’s like to move back to your hometown after living in NYC, and how exploring her identity as a queer Vietnamese-American woman has inspired her writing.   Check out Charlotte’s work on Instagram (@charlottethewriter) and www.charlottethewriter.com   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
SKANEATELES, NY – On this episode, Moira talks to actor/musician Rachel Mulcahy (Geva Theatre, Northern Stage, Florida Studio Theatre, National Tour of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”). They delve into competitive Irish step dancing, how playing an instrument can change your career, and what makes Wegmans the best grocery store, in the Syracuse area and beyond.   Check out Rachel on Instagram (@raymulcay) and www.rachelmulcahy.com   Follow the show!   Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
RICHMOND, VA – In this episode, Moira chats with actor/podcaster Ryan Perez (host of AN ACTOR DESPAIRS podcast) about growing up in Richmond, Virginia. They get into how the city is reconciling its past, how it shaped him and why he left to hit the road with bands like Jack’s Mannequin before settling into the NYC actor lifestyle. Ryan proves you can be a rock star no matter what you put your mind to!   Check out Ryan on Instagram (@ryanmperez) and An Actor Despairs (@anactordespairs) wherever you get your podcasts.   Follow the show! Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter)     Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
CAIMITO ALTO, PUERTO RICO – In this episode, Moira is transported to the lush mountains of Puerto Rico with actor/writer Sol Crespo (SUCCESSION, NEW AMSTERDAM, MONSTERLAND, Steven Soderbergh’s UNSANE). They talk about running around barefoot as a child, becoming a rebel in high school, and how for Sol, every day is a Puerto Rican Day Parade, no matter what project she’s working on. Get ready to throw on an old-school salsa album when you’re done listening to this episode!   Check out Sol on Instagram (@solshine787) and People’s Mic Check (@peoples_mic_check).   Follow the show! Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod   Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com   This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter).   Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA, MA – In this episode, Moira spends some time in the quaint beachside town of Manchester-By-The-Sea, hometown of filmmaker Julia Kennelly (HBO’S THE VOW, Oscar-winning short film THE NEIGHBOR’S WINDOW, MARCY LEARNS SOMETHING NEW with Rachel Dratch). They reminisce about their New England upbringings, wonder what ever happened to the band The Veronicas, and discuss the enormous fame that comes along with being featured in the town paper. Forget how depressing that movie with Casey Affleck was and get into the real seaside town of Manchester! Find Julia on Instagram (@jmkennelly) and check out her work at www.juliakennelly.com Follow the show! Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram @itsmissmoira and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com. This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter). Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!  
LAFAYETTE, LA – In this episode, Moira takes a trip down south to Lafayette, Louisiana, the hometown of actor/comedian Savannah DesOrmeaux (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE PURGE, THE X CHANGE RATE WITH MONET XCHANGE). They get into life on the bayou, teenage bonfire culture and how Louisiana’s sense of party has influenced her stand-up comedy. Get ready to crave a good old-fashioned crawfish boil! Check out Savannah on Instagram and Twitter (@savannahdeso) or on her website www.savannahdesormeaux.com Follow the show! Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod Moira O’Sullivan is an actor and director based in NYC. Follow her on Instagram (@itsmissmoira) and check out her work on www.moiraosullivan.com This podcast was produced by Moira O’Sullivan and engineered by Patrick O’Sullivan (@klokwize), with cover art by Charlotte T. Martin (@charlottethewriter) Liked what you heard? Rate! Review! Subscribe!
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Back in Town Trailer

2020-12-1901:06

Introducing Back In Town, the podcast where we drop a pin in the hometown of a different creative every episode and find out what makes it cool, what makes it weird, and how it's impacted their work today. New episode every other week! Hosted by Moira O'Sullivan (www.moiraosullivan.com) Instagram: @backintownpodcast Twitter: @backintownpod Instagram for your host: @itsmissmoira
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