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 399. The Second City

Second City‘s legacy informs every aspect of contemporary comedy (including many alumni who’ve performed with us) and this week Executive Vice President and President of Second City Theatricals Kelly Leonard gives us the reduced history of Second City’s over-fifty year impact … Continue reading

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Episode 398. ‘Salesman’ Behind Bars

Last year, Kate Powers told us of her work doing Theatre In Prisons with Rehabilitation Through The Arts. This week Kate returns to tell us of her recent production of Death of a Salesman at Fishkill Correctional Facility, which restored much-needed urgency … Continue reading

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Episode 397. Science Fiction Theatre

Science fiction as a genre isn’t particularly well-represented in the theatre, but playwright Michael Bernard is hoping to change all that. His play Alien The Family was recently presented at Sci-Fest: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, and … Continue reading

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Episode 396. Singing ‘Shakespeare’s Fool’

In addition being an on-air personality at KX 93.5 in Laguna Beach, CA, Jason Feddy is the singer/songwriter/composer and performer of Shakespeare’s Fool, an amazing collection of songs drawn from the Shakespearean canon. Around excerpts from the wonderful CD (available here), … Continue reading

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Episode 395. Being Child Actors

We’ve been called childish actors, but Caroline Heffernan and John Francis Babbo, are actual child actors, two members of the six-actor cast of the Lookingglass Theatre Company world premiere production of In The Garden: A Darwinian Love Story. Hear these two young professionals discuss … Continue reading

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