Character Podcasts: Give Us Bread

March 16, 2017

We opened up the archives to find these podcast interviews with some of the original cast members who devised Give Us Bread. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear about how they created their characters and what the women of the 1917 food riots meant to them. Click on the photos to get to their podcast!


Jennifer Griffee on the creation of Elizabeth Broslin, an Irish immigrant living on Broome Street in 1917.


Jean Goto on the surprising connection between her father and her character, Jenny, a young Newsie living and working on the Lower East Side.


Katy Rubin speaks about Rivka's love for all things - even borscht!


Shayna Padovano takes us back to her Italian roots and Concetta's fiery spirit!



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