Episode 506. Shakespeare In China

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IMG_5554In July 2016, we taught theatre workshops and directed a reduced version of Midsummer Night’s Dream in Beijing, China. Hosted by Tin House Productions, who is producing our three-week Chinese tour later this year, we worked with a fantastic group of kids as well as (for one night) a large group of grownups, and conveyed the seriousness of games, the trick of timing our translations, and the exhaustion of kitties in corners; and we learned (once again) about the universality of Shakespeare — and laughter. (Length 23:44)