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 562. Reframing The Shrew

Ron West, whose adaptation of The Comedy of Errors won a Jeff Award for best adaptation when Chicago Shakespeare Theatre produced it in 2008, is back at Chicago Shakes with a new framing device for Barbara Gaines’ all female production of … Continue reading

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Episode 561. Fall Tour Preview

Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor preview all our upcoming fall dates: four shows in three countries, ten states, and thirteen cities, performed by a dozen or so actors! Featuring news about The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised], All the Great Books … Continue reading

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Episode 560. Water Will Come

Jeff Goodell (left, shown touring Alaska with President Obama) is a contributing editor to Rolling Stone and the author of “The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World.” In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey … Continue reading

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Episode 559. Technical Theatre Textbook

As students and teachers head back to school, it’s the perfect time to talk to Tal Sanders, assistant professor of theatre at Pacific University in Oregon, who has written a new textbook about technical theatre — and it’s absolutely free! … Continue reading

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Episode 558. Theatre In Chicago

On the occasion of its world premiere (and Broadway-bound) production of Trevor: The Musical, Writers Theatre artistic director Michael Halberstam talks about the Chicago theatre community, its evolving so-called “style”, and the state of musical theatre (and theatre generally) in … Continue reading

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