Shakespeare In The Shadows

One Camera. One Actor. One Bard. Joshua Dylan Mellars is the director of the new film Shakespeare In The Shadows, featuring actor Mark Cohen (above) performing Shakespeare in a variety of northern California locations and exploring themes of power: the getting of it, the abuse of it, the losing of it, and the transcendence of it. Joshua talks about his inspiration for the film, what it’s like having — and sharing — the best seat in the house, where you can see it, the advantage of keeping things, ahem, reduced, and what it really means when you say that “Shakespeare just keeps getting better.” (Length 17:03)

Episode 339. Joss Whedon Shakespeare

”Reed Diamond plays Don Pedro in Joss Whedon‘s film adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing and talks not only about the process of acting in and shooting one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, but the specific pleasures Shakespeare affords. Featuring a reduced schedule, how he became part of the Whedonverse, Read more…