ECHO OFFSTAGE: Theater Women Speak

Episode 1 - Caridad Svich, Playwright

Episode Summary

The debut episode of Echo Offstage! Caridad Svich (OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award) goes offstage with our host, Catherine Whiteman, to discuss the potential of digital theatre, her upcoming film, and the secret behind her endless energy (it’s lots of clementines).

Episode Notes

Welcome to Echo Offstage: Theatre Women Speak! Echo Theatre Dallas has been amplifying women’s voices onstage since 1998. Now, we invite you offstage—behind the curtain—for an intimate conversation with theatre’s most influential and innovative women.


Find out more about Echo Theatre!


Twitter: @echodallas

Insta: @echotheatredallas


Caridad Svich:

Twitter: @CSvich





Caridad on pandemic theatre:

Caridad on economics in theatre:


María Irene Fornés:

The Rest I Make Up:

Fugitive Dreams at Fantasia Film Festival:

Ellen McLaughlin:

Alexis Sheer:



Echo Offstage is a production of Echo Theatre Dallas, a non-profit theatre dedicated to solely producing work by women.

Host: Catherine Whiteman

Executive Producer: Kateri Cale, Managing Artistic Director

Producers: Eric Berg and Jenna Richanne Hannum

Audio Engineer: Jonathan Villalobos

Theme Music: Len Barnett with Ricky Bongo Carthan