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Podcast 19: The Second Part of Henry the Sixth (The second part of the plot)

This week’s podcast includes a continuation of our discussion of The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, including a plot synopsis of the second half of the play, and our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 18: The Second Part of Henry the Sixth (The first part of the plot)

This week’s podcast includes a introduction to our discussion of The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, including a plot synopsis of the first half of the play, and our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 17: The First Part of Henry the Sixth Wrap-Up

This week’s podcast includes a wrap-up of our discussion of The First Part of Henry the Sixth, including a note about production concepts, a few words about casting, and a not-so-critical (or maybe that’s really critical) evaluation of the play.  We’ll also take a quick inventory of “the Project” thus far, and do our usual recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 16: The First Part of Henry the Sixth DVD Review, Part Two

This week’s podcast includes another DVD review for The First Part of Henry the Sixth, plus a recap of this week’s blog entries.
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Podcast 15: The First Part of Henry the Sixth DVD Review

This week’s podcast includes a DVD review for The First Part of Henry the Sixth, plus a recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
1:06 — text should be “November” instead of “December”
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Podcast 14: The First Part of Henry the Sixth Introduction

This week’s podcast includes an introduction to and a plot synopsis for The First Part of Henry the Sixth, plus a recap of this week’s blog entries.

Errata:
17:46 — Text should be “English retake the city” instead of “French retake the city”
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Podcast 13: The Taming of the Shrew Production Concepts

This week’s podcast includes some possible casts and production concepts for The Taming of the Shrew, a recap of this week’s blog entries, and  our monthly casting contest.

Notes:
The NY Shakespeare Production with Meryl Streep and Raul Julia–wooing scene

The “Great Performances” Production with Marc Singer and Fredi Olster–wooing scene
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Podcast 12: The Taming of the Shrew DVD Reviews

This week’s podcast includes reviews of four different The Taming of the Shrew DVDs, a review of this week’s blog topics, and a reminder about our monthly casting contest.
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Podcast 11: The Taming of the Shrew Intro and Overview

This week’s podcast includes an introduction to The Taming of the Shrew, a not-so brief synopsis, a discussion of the Induction (and thereby the play’s versions), and a review of this week’s blog topics.  Also, our monthly casting contest.
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Podcast 10: Titus Andronicus Production Concepts

This week’s podcast includes a proposed casting for a production of  Titus Andronicus, as well as a couple of production concepts.  Also, our monthly casting contest.

Links:

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Podcast 09: Titus in Pop Culture

This week’s podcast includes a review of the BBC Titus Andronicus and Julie Taymor Titus DVDs, plus a discussion of the rock band Titus Andronicus from Glen Rock, NJ.
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Podcast 08: Titus and Tragedy

This week’s podcast includes a discussion tragedy and Titus, plus the launch of a new contest.

NOTE: This is a long podcast. In an attempt to lessen the file size, we used a bit sample rate of 22 kHz instead of our usual 48.  While this successfully lowered file size, it also lessened somewhat the audio quality of this podcast.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Errata:
1:20 — Text should be “1580s” instead of “1850s”
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Podcast 07: Titus Andronicus Overview

This week’s podcast includes a synopsis of Titus Andronicus, as well as a review of the Playing Shakespeare DVD.

Errata:
3:57 — Text should be “… since Bassianus will marry Lavinia…”
8:22 — Text should be “Judi Dench”
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Podcast 05: The Comedy of Errors Wrap-Up

This week’s podcast includes the discussions of production concepts and possible casts for The Comedy of Errors.  Also, this week: DVD reviews of the BBC’s production of The Comedy of Errors and the PBS documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans.
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