In Red Frontier, a forthcoming Spotify Original fiction podcast from Gimlet, Commander Taylor Fullerton is haunted by the mysterious tragedy that killed her crew as she alone endures their one-way mission to colonize Mars against all odds.
Tribeca will present an exclusive preview of this highly anticipated fiction podcast, and a conversation with the creative team, including Head of Fiction at Gimlet Mimi O’Donnell, writer/director/executive producer Sarah Nolen, and cast member Kara Young.
Mimi O’Donnell is currently Head of Fiction at the award winning narrative podcast company, Gimlet where she has produced shows such as Sandra, The Horror of Dolores Roach, Motherhacker and The Two Princes. She served as the Artistic Director of Labyrinth Theater Company for 7 seasons, where she directed the World Premieres of Nice Girl and Thinner Than Water by Melissa Ross and the New York premier of The Way West by Mona Mansour. As a producer with the Company, she was nominated for a Tony Award for the Broadway production of The Motherf**ker with the Hat.
KARA YOUNG was most recently seen in Amazon's CHEMICAL HEARTS alongside Lilli Reinhart and Austin Abrams. Prior to this, she appeared in Koganada's AFTER YANG, HBO's RANDOM ACTS OF FLYNESS, Netflix's THE PUNISHER, and MTV's GIRL CODE. She also starred in HAIR WOLF, the winner of the Sundance 2018 Short Film Jury Awards: US FICTION. Before the pandemic, Kara was starring in the MCC Theater's ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS, for which she received a Lucille Lortel Award Nomination. Her many other stage credits include HALFWAY BITCHES GO STRAIGHT TO HEAVEN, NEW ENGLANDERS, and REVOLVING CYCLES TRULY AND STEADILY ROLL'D.