Podcast 160: Interview Special — Angie Hobin of Toil and Trouble Burlesque

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This week’s podcast delays the kick-off of our The Tempest discussion for something a little more fun: an interview with Angie Hobin, creative producer of Toil and Trouble Burlesque, which will be presenting a burlesque production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the coming weeks in Los Angeles.

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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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KSC Deathiversary (the recap)

I had a great time last night (and this morning) on the campus of California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California, participating in the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company‘s celebration of both the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death, as well as the kick-off for their 20th anniversary season.

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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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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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