This second conflict is particularly ironic, since “Speech and Debate” does the same thing with its own source material. When a dark comic book, a pedophile focussed on touring the teacher, this adaptation was pushed through the sharpest edges and left a conventional, unfocused young theater. “Talk and Discussion” is blessed energetically with some charming and impressive performances (including strange teams for theater Darlingham and Darren Criss), but never succeeds in convincing himself.
Steele, who introduced the character, Diwata, in his first work on the game, is the superiority of the open show, which makes the divorced, myfriendless, theater obsessive almost annoying. Diwata is embarrassingly trying to raise her crowd in school (although she’s stuck in small roles) and is trying to record YouTube videos in her bedroom’s bedroom in the evenings; School drama teacher, Mr. Healy (Skylar Astin).