Podcast 41: A Midsummer Night’s Dream DVD Reviews

This week’s podcast continues our month-long discussion of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with reviews of five productions available on DVD: the 1935 Max Reinhardt Warner Brothers version, the 1968 Peter Hall Royal Shakespeare Company version, the 1994 Adrian Noble production (also from the RSC), and the 1999 Michael Hoffman film with Kevin Kline.  We make a pretty big announcement about our first interactive Project event: video office hours.  And we finish off with our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.

14:20 — Text should be “late 80s” instead of “late 70s”
22:58 — Text should be “debrief about it on next week’s” instead of “debrief on next week’s”


Our first video web conference (Office Hours): www.billwalthall.com/BSPconf

Passcode to be announced later this week…

Podcast Credits

This podcast was recorded using a Blue Snowball microphone onto a Dell XPS 400 computer, using Adobe Soundbooth recording and editing software.

The bumper music (Loop 90) and the segue music (Morning Show Segue) are courtesy of Royalty Free Music.com , which offers a comprehensive music library of production music for your various royalty free music needs including full albums, tracks and free music clips, loops, and beats available for download.

Sound clips from:

  • “Wedding March from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61” by Saint Germain Symphony Orchestra, Norman Vermuren, Felix Mendelssohn; From the Album “Wedding Songs : The Best Of (Processional Songs and Wedding Music for a Perfect Wedding)”; released by Ultimate Classical Music (2010)
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery; directed by Jay Roach; written by Mike Myers; released by New Line Pictures (1997)

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