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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 24th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast  includes a passing of a directing great, a weird recruiting tool, the Bard’s greatest couple, and a call for plays. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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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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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 17th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes mobility, overzealous correcting, crimes, vaudeville, and a bunch of Nothing reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Podcast 150: Coriolanus: bawdy, homosociality, homo-eroticism, more [NOT EXPLICIT]

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[WARNING: The first portion of the following podcast contains no adult language, almost no sexual imagery, and nothing to make you say, “Man, that’s a dirty play.” You HAVE been warned. You really don’t need to skip this one…]

This week’s podcast continues our discussion of Coriolanus with a look at bawdy in the play (and there’s not a whole lot there there), homosociality, homo-eroticism, and a real mother of a character, as well as shameless self-promotion.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 10th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes drunks, millennials, inmates, and directors. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes newborns, shawls, creepy teachers, The Public Theater, and the Bard on bikes. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Podcast 149: Coriolanus – video reviews, popularity, and the people…

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This week’s podcast continues our discussion of Coriolanus with some video reviews, as well as discussions of popularity and the people….

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 27th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes the passing of the ‘Shakespeare of Rock and Roll,’ dice, fake news, and lotsa Roman reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 20th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes fifth-grade Shakespeare, auditions, being a hero and a jerk, and next year at OSF. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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Podcast 148: Coriolanus – plot synopsis and introduction

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This week’s podcast kicks off our discussion of Coriolanus with a plot synopsis, an introduction of sorts, and a brush with awesomeness.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 13th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes Daniel Radcliffe’s ambition, musicals based on Shakespeare, “poisoning” actors, “Sleep No More,” and new reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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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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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, March 6th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes “Before Shakespeare,” the boys from No Holds Bard, and female Lears, Hamlets, Malvolios and Richard IIIs. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, February 27th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes festivals, ‘thons, anit-black racism, and Tel Aviv Shakespeare. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, February 20th, 2017

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This week’s Shakespeare news review includes love, a doomed love story, neo-nazis, and grumpy old men. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history.

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