The Compass, a podcast dedicated to the stories of working actors, writers, directors, designers, dancers, musicians, composers, and playwrights, welcomes The Play That Goes Wrong cast member Charlie Russell.
Created by actor Leah Walsh, the podcast documents the lives of artists navigating the waters between art and commerce. Each week, Playbill highlights Walsh’s latest episode with industry professionals who share their own stories about making art, making a living, and maintaining inspiration.
In this week’s episode, Russell—a member of the U.K. theatre troupe Mischief Theatre—shares her experiences with creating work with a long term company of artists, growing in a performance, owning your choices, and taking care of yourself in a very physical show. The actor gives an insider’s view at the journey The Play That Goes Wrong has taken from performing in a pub to Broadway.