Episode 481. Shakespeare In Prisons

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shakes_in_prisonposter_art_copyScott Jackson is the executive director of Shakespeare Notre Dame at Notre Dame University, and one of the founders of the Shakespeare in Prisons Network, a global forum that promotes and advocates for the production and study of the plays of William Shakespeare for and by incarcerated and nontraditional populations. Scott discusses this transformative work and talks about themes of reflection and redemption, personal and theatrical journeys, tools of hope, last-minute casting challenges, and how working on Shakespeare gives you advantages over working on just theatre games. (Length 19:29)


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