Tag Archives: Dee Ryan

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 211A. We Sing ‘Gay!’

In honor of the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”: Rare archival footage of Reed Martin, Dee Ryan, and Austin Tichenor singing ‘Gay!’ from the RSC’s original 1998 production of The Complete Millennium Musical (abridged) at the Pittsburgh Public Theatre. … Continue reading

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Episode 191. Folger Shakespeare Library

We touched a Folio…and we liked it! Join us for this rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of the largest collection of Shakespearean treasures in the world. Gail Paster, the Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library and Head of Reference Georgianna Ziegler take us … Continue reading

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Episode 147. Favorite Great Performances

That other dead-husband’s-ghost-story that doesn’t star Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze. President Roslin live onstage. Anything by Robert Duvall. And why hasn’t this man ever won an Academy Award? Hear about the performances we love and why we love them. … Continue reading

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Episode 127. Mum’s The Word

Dee Ryan (the Reduced Shakespeare Company’s answer to Sarah Vowell) deescribes her adventures being a soccer referee, and literally brings new meaning to the term “soccer mom”. Featuring an appearance by Scrubs star Donald Faison, whose new movie Next Day … Continue reading

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