In this episode, Liz Richardson talks with Fleet Maull about her new play, Unconfined.
Her play, based on a real-life story of an incarcerated prisoner’s contemplative journey while in prison and on death row
Drawing parallels between this prisoner’s experience and her voluntary, 3-year confinement at Gampo Abbey retreat
Contemplating beliefs of whether people who are incarcerated really can change
LIZ RICHARDSON – PLAYWRIGHT / ACTRESS Liz has had a lifelong career as an actress and writer. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), she has performed in major theatre, film, television and radio productions in England, Canada and the US. She has played leading parts in London’s West End, the Bristol Old Vic, the Neptune Theatre in Halifax, the Shaw Festival in Ontario and Canadian Stage in Toronto. As well, she has been involved in script development for many new plays in Britain and Canada. Liz’s first solo show, Going On, which she wrote and performed, began with readings in California in 2012 and went on to successful runs in Mexico, Vancouver, Connecticut and Halifax, where it was presented in 2015 by KAZAN Co-Op as part of the show Stacey and Liz at the Waiting Room. Contact: email@example.com elizabeth-richardson.com