Courting Mr. Lincoln

Other Famous Prequels

Hamlet’s Big Adventure!

Mary Poppins Kerfuffle

Jasper’s ‘Early Riser’

‘Ma Rainey’s’ Band

Episode 636. All Is True?

Episode 633. ‘Nerdy’ Brian Posehn

Episode 630. The Sonnet Man

Episode 629. 2018’s Top Podcasts

Episode 628. Very Reduced ‘Christmas’

Episode. 627. Doctor Of Reduction

Episode 626. Journalist Nellie Bly

Episode 621. Processing The Process

Episode 619. Critic Chris Jones

Episode 615. American Revolutions Onstage

Episode 607. Getting To Edinburgh

Episode 606. Composer Michael Roth

Episode 604. Cartoonist John Kovalic

Episode 603. Value Of Limitations

Episode 601. More Lauren Gunderson

Episode 600! American Theatre Magazine

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

Episode 592. Christopher Moore’s ‘Noir’

Episode 591. I Was Cleopatra

Episode 590. Serious Actor Clown

Episode 588. Resurrecting The Bible

Episode 587. Slings & Arrows

Episode 584. The Comedy “Plantation!”

Episode 579. Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries

Episode 576. Some Personal Time

Episode 574. The Stupidest Angel

Episode 573. Heminges & Condell

Episode 572. The Shakespeare Magazine

Episode 571. The Scary Clown

Episode 569. Playwright Lauren Gunderson

Episode 568. The Shakespeare Institute

Episode 567. Sir Stanley Wells

Episode 565. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Episode 564. Pop-Up Book Launch

Episode 563. Orville Family Guy

Episode 562. Reframing The Shrew

Episode 560. Water Will Come

Episode 557. Potted Potter P’nomenon

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 553. We Review ‘Will’

Episode 549. Remembering A.R. Gurney

Episode 545. Prague Shakespeare Company

Episode 543. Editing Pop-Up Shakespeare

Episode 542. Writing Pop-Up Shakespeare

Announcing Pop-Up Shakespeare!

Episode 541. Pop-Up Shakespeare Book

Episode 539. Encouraging Young Writers

Episode 535. What’s A Play?

Episode 534. Writing About ‘Veils’