Leda Hoffmann


In the 16th episode of Truer Words, Kathryn talks with Leda Hoffmann about directing theater, the perks and downfalls of freelancing, and niche museums in Texas.

Leda is the artistic director of the Strawdog Theatre Company  in Chicago.

Find Leda on Twitter: @ledahoffmann and Instagram: @ledahoffmann. Her website is ledahoffmann.com.

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Show Notes:

Books, authors, movies, TV, specials, and other media or institutions mentioned include:

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

The Island by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Nshona

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn


Hadestown director Rachel Chavkin’s Tony speech

The Cat in the Hat

Texas Ranger Museum

New London Texas School Explosion Museum

Stuff You Missed in History Class about the New London Texas School Explosion

Kathryn Benson