Backstory with Terry McFadden is a Zoom style interview series where Terry McFadden has a conversation with established Writers, Producers, Actors, Comics and Creators from all facets of the entertainment industry. In this series, we will learn not only about the guest’s work and current projects but about where they came from, how they got here--their obstacles and triumphs as well as some touching and funny stories and anecdotes along the way.
Episode 2: TV Show Creator, Actor, Writer and Producer John Lehr talks about creating a winning TV Series, being the first Geico Caveman and the many benefits of doing psychedelic drugs in the desert.
Episode 1: Writer, producer, director and longtime member of the prestigious Steppenwolf theatre in Chicago, Eric Simonson has been nominated for several Tony and Emmy awards and has won one Oscar so far. A multi-faceted artist in TV, film and the theatre, and, he is also a big fan of the opera.