All About Ophelia

The Web Opera

Weird Old Man

Dueling Chicago Hamlets

Fighting Writers Block

Episode 611. Burbage to Burbage

Episode 607. Getting To Edinburgh

Episode 606. Composer Michael Roth

Episode 605. The Actors Gymnasium

Episode 603. Value Of Limitations

Episode 602. Broadway’s Fight Guy

Episode 601. More Lauren Gunderson

Episode 599. Coming And Going

Episode 597. Lady Macbeth Herself

Episode 596. Nicole Galland’s D.O.D.O.

Episode 594. ‘Caged’ World Premiere

Episode 590. Serious Actor Clown

Episode 588. Resurrecting The Bible

Episode 584. The Comedy “Plantation!”

Episode 583. Short Rehearsal Process

Episode 581. Reagan And Gorbachev

Episode 579. Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries

Episode 573. Heminges & Condell

Episode 570. Book Of Will

Episode 569. Playwright Lauren Gunderson

Episode 562. Reframing The Shrew

Episode 556. Abridged Too Far?

We premiered our one-hour version of William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged) at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last week, and RSC UK cast members Joseph Maudsley, Matt Pearson, and James Percy discuss the ups and downs of further reduction. Featuring problems with pacing, riding over slumps, totally different experiences, 30-year anniversaries, terrific venues, Fringe memories, swan songs, retained poignancy, the challenges of dealing with audience volunteers, and also the challenge of being an audience volunteer. Puckin’ Ariel! (Length 20:29)

Episode 555. The Improv Nerd

Episode 543. Editing Pop-Up Shakespeare

Episode 542. Writing Pop-Up Shakespeare

Episode 539. Encouraging Young Writers

Episode 536. Discussing ‘Much Ado’

Episode 534. Writing About ‘Veils’

Episode 531. Thinking Shakespeare’s Text

Episode 529. Shakespeare’s Original Pronunciation

Episode 516. The Q Brothers

Episode 515. Baby Wants Candy

Episode 514. Streamlining ‘Julius Caesar’

Episode 501. Thaddeus And Slocum

Episode 500! Playwright Ken Ludwig

Episode 456. Broadway’s “Something Rotten!”

Episode 444. The New Pages

Episode 393. Multi-Tasking Actors

Episode 363. ‘Comedy’ Opening Weekend

Episode 339. Joss Whedon Shakespeare

Episode 322. Auditioning in London

Episode 201. Endings Are Important

Episode 175. Playwrights Who Direct

Episode 165. We Reduce ‘LOST’

Episode 134. Our Writing Process

Episode 95. Reduced Rehearsal Process

Episode 83. Notes For Dustin