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 569. Playwright Lauren Gunderson

Playwright Lauren Gunderson is the most produced playwright in America, and has been near the top of that list for several years now. Her play Silent Sky was recently produced at Merrimack Repertory Theatre, she’s a resident playwright at Marin … Continue reading

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Episode 568. The Shakespeare Institute

Director of the Shakespeare Institute Michael Dobson talks about the history and current work of the Institute, and reveals the genius (and truth) of location location location; how he ensures Shakespeare academics also experience and practice Shakespeare in performance; the decision … Continue reading

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Episode 567.5. The Podcast’s Back!

We’re back! The tea has been mopped up and podcast service has been restored. In this very special bonus episode we explain, in the words of Hillary Clinton, what happened. A tea-related laptop spill will delay (by days, probably) this … Continue reading

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Episode 567. Sir Stanley Wells

For the length and breadth of his scholarship and writing and editing and teaching, Sir Stanley Wells is our greatest living Shakespearean, and at the risk of sounding hyperbolic, might well be the greatest Shakespearean of all time. Generously granting … Continue reading

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Episode 566. Captain Picard’s Autobiography

David A. Goodman (author of Federation: The First 150 Years and The Autobiography of James T. Kirk) returns to talk about his new book The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard, the definitive chronicle of Starfleet’s most inspirational captain. David discusses how his television writing helps … Continue reading

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