About Cool as Hell Theatre
Cool as Hell Theatre (CASH) is a roller-coaster ride of candid interviews, exuberant humor, theatre news and reviews, featuring established greats and emerging artists of regional and national interest.
Host Michael Rice is a professionally trained actor and director with a unique and compelling interview style. Rice created the show to help the Bay Area theatre scene promote itself to a younger audience, and has since produced more than 100 exciting episodes.
Host/Creator/Producer: Michael Rice
Consulting Producer: Stacy Bond for AudioLuxe
Graphics: Dana Laman
Cool as Hell Theatre is produced by Michael Rice and AudioLuxe and presented by KQED Independents, a program that brings the unique vision and voice of the Bay Area's talented independent podcasters to an international audience through partnerships with local organizations and community media producers. Featuring and cultivating the best in new online programming, KQED Independents distributes programs produced by emerging new media makers.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.