#72 Around the World with Lindsay Jones – Part 2

This week Sound Designer and Travel Aficionado Lindsay Jones is back for another installment of his guide to traveling and working on the road. This go round, Cory and Lindsay tackle the moral and practical realities of boycotting travel companies who’s politics you disagree with by discussing recent incidences with Delta and Uber. Other hot topics includes the best way to rent a car, why you should sign up for every car rental and hotel loyalty program, the best way to pack a suitcase, what to do if your suitcase doesn’t arrive when you do, how to get a hotel room upgrade like a total baller and Lindsay tries to convince Cory to never ever check a bag. As a founder of The Collaborator Party, Lindsay also discusses the American Theatre Wing’s decision to re-instate the Sound Design Tony and what that means for the party going forward. AND Lindsay claims once and for all that he is in fact not John Malkovich, though in1 can neither confirm nor deny that claim.

Lindsay Jones has designed Sound for the Broadway productions of Bronx Bombers and A Time to Kill. Recent Off-Broadway credits include Bootycandy (Playwrights Horizons); Smokefall (MCC); Mr. Joy (LCT3| Lincoln Center Theatre); Privacy, Dry PowderBarbecueWild With Happy (Public Theater); and many others. Regionally he has worked with Arena Stage, Guthrie Theater, Hartford Stage, Alliance Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater and many others. International credits include Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Canada), Royal Shakespeare Company (England) and many others. His awards include seven Joseph Jefferson Awards and 21 nominations, two Ovation Awards and three nominations, one LA Drama Critics Circle Award and three Drama Desk Award nominations, as well as nominations for Helen Hayes, Barrymore and many others. Film scoring credits include Magnolia Pictures’ The Brass Teapot and HBO Films’ A Note of Triumph (2006 Academy Award—Best Documentary).