Actor Omar Metwally joins John to talk about the shocking finale of Mr. Robot, beginning his film career with Steven Spielberg, his time on Broadway, performing a 35 minute monologue, and how he prepares for a role.
Actor John Ross Bowie joins guest host Dana Delany to talk about his performance in "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" running at the Garry Marshall Theater, coming from UCB, his show "Speechless" on ABC opening his eyes to accessibility, writing a Deep Focus on "Heathers", and his theater and acting background.
Actress Kimberly Hébert Gregory and Daniel discuss her work on "Kevin Probably Saves the World", constantly looking for representation in the arts, toppling the patriarchy, women in Hollywood needing to stand together, the difference between "leaf" and "root" conversations, and how she takes care of herself.
Gil Cates Jr. fills in for Daniel to talk with actress Melanie Field about her upcoming show at the Geffen, "Significant Other". She also discusses when she decided to pursue acting, her favorite playwrights and dream projects, what LA is like as a theater town, and the upcoming "Heathers" reboot.
Legendary actor and political activist Tony Goldwyn joins Daniel to talk about the emotional week of finishing Scandal, the evolution of his career amongst movies and television, directing for the show, the importance of being an ally, engaging people with different mindsets into conversation, and trying to live in a polarized society.
Actress Loretta Devine sits down with Daniel to talk about hobbies to help her stay focused when acting, working with Michael Bennett on Dreamgirls, working on "Chapter and Verse" with Daniel, the impact her mom had on her, and the role artists have to play in our country today.
Actor Tituss Burgess joins new Unscripted host Daniel Beaty to talk about his love of cooking, the challenge of working with an impatient world, being in couple's therapy with the theater, landing a part on 30 Rock when he was facing eviction, and making a promise with God that later turned into landing "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."
Actor, writer, singer, activist (and your next Unscripted host!) Daniel Beaty joins John to talk about selling only one ticket to a show, moving an audience mentally and emotionally, giving a voice to the voiceless, his non-profit "I Dream", and working hard to see a diverse America represented in art. You can find Daniel on instagram @danielbbeaty.
Charlize Theron and House of Mandela Family Foundation Co-Founder Kweku Mandela talk with guest host Soledad O'Brien to kick off a yearlong series of events in honor of Nelson Mandela. They discuss #MeToo, equal pay in Hollywood, the importance of millennials in the future, and that 2018 will be a year of love and not division.
Actress Saffron Burrows comes straight from rehearsal to join John and discuss her new one woman play, "Jackie Unveiled", what a wonderful challenge it is, how to discover new challenges, and understanding that the joy of acting isn't just portraying devastation.