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We all know the stories of how creative people get into the business of creating for a living, but how did they start using their imaginations in the first place? On the Beginnings podcast, writer and performer Andy Beckerman asks well-known and up-and-coming comedians, musicians, writers and artists about their earliest creative acts and about other formative childhood experiences.

Feb 7, 2013

On today’s show we talk to playwrights Hannah Bos, Paul Thureen and Oliver Butler, collectively known as The Debate Society. The Debate Society is a Brooklyn-based theater company that specializes in creating unexpected stories set in intricately-detailed, cinematic worlds. Named Ars Nova’s 2013 Company-in-Residence, Bos, Thureen and Butler’s latest show Blood Play will be featured at ArtsEmerson’s Next Thing Festival in Boston later this month.

Last week, Hannah, Paul and Oliver stopped by the Wrestling Team apartment for a wonderful talk in which the following topics were discussed: history, architecture, contradictions, following your instincts and zeppelins!

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