“We Want People to Eat More Vegetables”

Based on transcriptions of telephone conversations that Pavol Liska conducted with collaborator Kristin Worrall, the Nature Theater of Oklahoma has created a marathon musical worthy of the word epic. “Life and Times – Episode 1 derives from the first conversation Pavol Liska had with Kristin Worrall, wherein Kristin makes the first attempt to tell her life story; spanning from her birth until her eighth year.

I sat down with founders Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska to talk about epic theater, boredom, conceptual writing and the Super Bowl.

Pavol Liska. Photo: Kim Keibel
Kelly Copper. Photo: Kim Keibel

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