not-quite-Media Thursday: As You Like It at American Shakespeare Center

OK, so it’s been a while since I waxed rhapsodic over the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia (last week’s announcement about their Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries competition was more about me than it). Not that I’ve ever been there, but I totally dig their mission, and the podcasts by Ralph Cohen. Guy has the professional life I covet.

So when I was on the site last week to check out the SNC stuff, what caught my eye was this…

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news [VIDEO], for the week ending Monday, October 15th, 2018

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This week’s video Shakespeare news review includes Shakespearean misogyny, OSF exits, and a handful of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Continue reading “The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news [VIDEO], for the week ending Monday, October 15th, 2018”

A lil’ video for your Friday…

Well, we’re now just over a week away from auditions for As You Like It… and as a promo, I put together a little teaser:

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not-quite Media Thursday: ASC’s Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries Project… TITUS!

No review today.

But maybe–just maybe–a preview.

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AYL: dramaturgical readings and a quasi-manifesto

OK, so in my preparation for doing As You Like It in the winter time, I’ve been doing some reading on past productions… you know, as a kind of dramaturgical due diligence.

And I’m finding some pretty good stuff…

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The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news [VIDEO], for the week ending Monday, October 8th, 2018

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This week’s video Shakespeare news review includes Emma Thompson, new contemporaries, improvising women, and some reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. This week, I sport my own No Museum Shakespeare tee, available from Redbubble!

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AYL: audition sides

Now following our exciting As You Like It news from earlier in the week (run dates and audition dates), I now have even more cool stuff to share… Casting breakdowns and audition sides!

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