This week’s podcast continues our two month-long discussion of Troilus and Cressida with a discussion of misogyny in the play. Plus, a happier subject: a review of Independent Shakespeare Company’s Romeo and Juliet.
Saturday night, my wife and son and I went to Los Angeles’ Griffith Park to catch the summer production of Romeo and Juliet by the Independent Shakespeare Company. Every summer, they present two free Shakespeare plays outdoors over the course of the summer (#ShakespeareSetFree). Later this summer, it’ll be Much Ado About Nothing (which sounds great), but you still have a chance to check out Romeo and Juliet before it closes at the end of the month.
As I mentioned a few days ago, my wife turned me on to Prezi.com, a kind of next-gen PowerPoint tool, web- and Flash-based. As an educator, she thought it might be a good tool for students to create projects, like an ABC book (where the student[s] could break down a subject and cover it–literally–from A to Z.
This week’s podcast continues our month-long discussion of Romeo and Juliet, including a discussion of one of the most important concepts of the play, a couple of reviews of Romeo and Juliet-related DVDs, a cast, a discussion of production concepts, then do our recap of this week’s blog entries. Continue reading “Podcast 47: Romeo and Juliet Wrap-Up”