Category Archives: Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

One of the Top Ten Podcasts for Theatre Fans, according to Broadway World. And The Telegraph (UK) called it “a bright, breezy, and entertaining affair, well stocked with interviews, features, and excerpts from the shows!” when it named the RSC Podcast one of its Best Comedy Podcasts. Backstage drama. Touring trauma. Famous Guests. Infamous quests. Literary analysis. No urinalysis. All this and less – on the Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast. Find old podcast episodes here. It’s “All Things Reduced” every Monday – and it’s free!

Episode 467. Holy Humor Sunday

Not only are our shows fun and entertaining, but apparently we’re doing the Lord’s work! Pastor Robert Lewis discusses Holy Humor Sunday, the post-Easter celebration that honors the great joke God played on Death. Featuring the power of communion, essential differences … Continue reading

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Episode 466. Creating ‘Improv Zombies’

Creating shows using improv is not something the RSC does, but Reed Martin has used the Second City model to devise with his students a new show called Improv Zombies From Hell at Napa Valley College. With one weekend left in the … Continue reading

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Episode 465. Captain Steve Davis

A Random Fan Shout-Out expanded to full podcast form! Louisiana Tech student Ashley Davis shares memories of her father, Capt. Steve Davis, and how he introduced her to theatre, Shakespeare, and comedy. Featuring the bonding power of laughter, memories of … Continue reading

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Episode 464. Writing ‘Almost, Maine”

Actor and Playwright John Cariani (currently starring on Broadway in the musical Something Rotten!) talks about writing his play Almost, Maine, one of the most popular and widely produced scripts in the U.S. Among many surprises, John reveals love stories … Continue reading

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Episode 463. Rewriting William Shakespeare

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival recently announced “Play On!”, their project to create “translations” of all of Shakespeare’s plays, working with thirty-six contemporary playwrights and dramaturges, which will serve as companions to the original texts. Scholars and artists the world over … Continue reading

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