BPN podcast ‘This Is Reality’ amplifies the true story of whistleblower Reality Winner, told in ‘Is This a Room’ on Broadway

BPN podcast ‘This Is Reality’ amplifies the true story of whistleblower Reality Winner, told in ‘Is This a Room’ on Broadway

In association with the Broadway Podcast Network, multi-award winner Dori Berinstein and Tony nominee Sally Horchow, producers of the acclaimed Broadway show Is This a Home (which I reviewed in its Off-Broadway premiere at the Winery Theatre), present a companion piece to the play’s accurate story of Air Power intelligence specialist and NSA whistleblower Reality Winner. Instructed by all those closest to her and her espionage scenario, the to start with episode of the new audio series This Is Reality is now streaming on BPN, the BPN Application, and where ever you pay attention to your most loved podcasts.

The podcast investigates how and why the 25-12 months-aged highly embellished previous Air Pressure crypto-linguist became the #1 terrorist in the US, billed with leaking proof of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election to the media in 2017, with the purpose of supporting guard American democracy. Fact obtained the longest sentence ever imposed for unauthorized launch of authorities info – 5 decades, three months – for her patriotic endeavours.

Due to the fact her release from prison in June, Winner has been dwelling with her mother and stepfather in Texas, wherever she is confined to a little area on their house until finally the conclusion of November, at which stage she’ll be on supervised release. As of right now, she even now has not been pardoned by Joe Biden, who assumed the presidency nine months back, on January 20, 2021.

This Is Actuality captures the unfolding events of the interrogation, the demo, the imprisonment, and the current initiatives to pursue clemency with people who had been ‘in the room’ wherever it all occurred. The inaugural podcast installment, “The Interrogation,” begins on June 3, 2017, when eleven FBI brokers astonished Winner at her household in Augusta, Ga, questioning, accusing, and intimidating her. The podcast characteristics interviews with Reality’s mother Billie Winner-Davis, sister Brittany Winner, law firm Alison Grinter Allen, and Broadway’s Is This a Area director Tina Satter, to attempt and make sense of that harrowing working day.

This Is Truth streams free of charge of demand on the Broadway Podcast Community and is obtainable on the BPN Application, Apple/iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart, TuneIn, Deezer, Player.FM, Pocket Forged, Podcast Addict, and all other well-liked podcast platforms.

You can also listen to the trailer and Episode #1 in this article:

Is This a Place plays by January 16, 2022, at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th Avenue, NYC. For tickets, go on the internet. In accordance with COVID-19 protection protocol, all audience users are demanded to present evidence of vaccination and a picture ID upon entry, and need to dress in a appropriately fitting mask for the period of the functionality.