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Episode 487. The Actors’ Nightmares

We’re deep in rehearsal for the world premiere of William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged), which we open next week at the Folger Theatre in Washington, DC. And naturally, being this close to a major opening, the anxiety dreams known … Continue reading

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Episode 484. Breaking In Kurt

Kurt Quinn (left) is the latest actor to join the RSC ranks so, as is tradition, we scheduled a travel day from hell to welcome him. Featuring lengthy delays, lost luggage, stern Budget requirements, Groundlings training, the challenges of working actors … Continue reading

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Episode 471. Doctor Who Creatures

Just in time for the Doctor Who Christmas Special! Meet Ross Mullan, the actor behind the weird faces of some of Doctor Who‘s and Game of Thrones‘ most iconic creatures. We spoke with Ross at the recent Chicago Tardis Convention and he … Continue reading

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Episode 455. BackRoom Shakespeare Backstage

RSC Managing Partner Austin Tichenor performed with the Back Room Shakespeare Project in their production of The Merchant of Venice in July 2015 at the Radler Bar & Restaurant, and because his roles were relatively (thankfully) small, he roamed the backstage … Continue reading

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Episode 437. Back Room Shakespeare

Chicago actor and now author Samuel Taylor chronicles the origins of the Back Room Shakespeare Project in his new book My Life With The Shakespeare Cult. Part cri de coeur, part call to arms, Sam’s book is a brief and … Continue reading

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