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Podcast 151: Interview Special — Melissa Chalsma and David Melville of Independent Shakespeare Co. [part three/conclusion]

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This week’s podcast breaks from Coriolanus with the third and final part of an interview with the founders of the Independent Shakespeare Co., Melissa Chalsma and David Melville.

[a mea culpa: I took my bare-bones recording rig down to LA (iPad and Blue Yeti microphone). Now the mic’s pretty damned sensitive, so any move of (or it seems around) the table on which I placed the mic, gives us some soft thudding sounds. So I apologize for that; next time, I’m taking the full rig (boom mic stand and whole bit). I cannot apologize, however, for the occasional sounds of the LA Metro rumbling nearby (man, those trains are loud).]

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Podcast 147: Interview Special — Melissa Chalsma and David Melville of Independent Shakespeare Co. [part two]

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This week’s podcast delays from opening Coriolanus with the second part (of three) of an interview with the founders of the Independent Shakespeare Co., Melissa Chalsma and David Melville.

[a mea culpa: I took my bare-bones recording rig down to LA (iPad and Blue Yeti microphone). Now the mic’s pretty damned sensitive, so any move of (or it seems around) the table on which I placed the mic, gives us some soft thudding sounds. So I apologize for that; next time, I’m taking the full rig (boom mic stand and whole bit). I cannot apologize, however, for the occasional sounds of the LA Metro rumbling nearby (man, those trains are loud).]

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Podcast 145: Interview Special — Melissa Chalsma and David Melville of Independent Shakespeare Co.

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This week’s podcast breaks from Pericles, with the first part of an interview with the founders of the Independent Shakespeare Co., Melissa Chalsma and David Melville, plus a little shameless self-promotion.

[a mea culpa: I took my bare-bones recording rig down to LA (iPad and Blue Yeti microphone). Now the mic’s pretty damned sensitive, so any move of (or it seems around) the table on which I placed the mic, gives us some soft thudding sounds. So I apologize for that; next time, I’m taking the full rig (boom mic stand and whole bit). I cannot apologize, however, for the occasional sounds of the LA Metro rumbling nearby (man, those trains are loud).]

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Podcast 127: Interview with Jean Hegland, author of Still Time

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This week’s podcast continues our three month-long discussion of King Lear with a slight detour and an interview with Jean Hegland, the author of the Lear-influenced and -infused novel, Still Time. Plus, a new contest!

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Podcast 125: Interview with Sheila Snow Proctor, co-founder of Chickspeare

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This week’s podcast includes a special interview with Sheila Snow Proctor, co-founder of the all-female Shakespeare Company out of Charlotte, North Carolina, Chickspeare.

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Podcast 123: Interview with Seamus Sullivan, co-writer/producer of “Titus and Dronicus”

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This week’s podcast includes a special interview with Seamus Sullivan, co-writer/producer of the new web series, Titus and Dronicus.

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Podcast 118: Interview SPECIAL: Eric Gladstone, author of “No Holds Bard”

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No Holds Bard, a comic book by Eric Gladstone
No Holds Bard, a comic book by Eric Gladstone

This week, we take a break from our usual format to present an interview with Eric Gladstone, author of the upcoming comic book No Holds Bard.

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Podcast 102: Amir Khan interview

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This week’s podcast continues our three month-long discussion of Hamlet with an interview with Amir Khan, who has written a book, Counterfactual Thinking and Shakespearean Tragedy, due out later this year from Edinburgh University Press. A chapter of that book has been printed in the current issue of Shakespeare Quarterly, under the title “My Kingdom for a Ghost: Counterfactual Thinking and Hamlet.”

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