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Episode 399. The Second City

Second City‘s legacy informs every aspect of contemporary comedy (including many alumni who’ve performed with us) and this week Executive Vice President and President of Second City Theatricals Kelly Leonard gives us the reduced history of Second City’s over-fifty year impact … Continue reading
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Enter Will, With Tongue Still in Cheek

The Oscar-winning film that pondered the sexual and writing habits of William Shakespeare is adapted for the stage in “Shakespeare in Love: The Play.”
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Learning 'Lear': We Really Are Putting on a Play

John Lithgow gets a visit by an old friend.
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‘Shakespeare in Love’ Makes Stage Debut in London

The Oscar-winning film about the most famous playwright has been adapted for a West End production.
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Episode 398. ‘Salesman’ Behind Bars

Last year, Kate Powers told us of her work doing Theatre In Prisons with Rehabilitation Through The Arts. This week Kate returns to tell us of her recent production of Death of a Salesman at Fishkill Correctional Facility, which restored much-needed urgency … Continue reading
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Learning 'Lear': Cue Memories

During rehearsals for “King Lear,” John Lithgow gets a poignant reminder of his long past with Shakespeare’s plays.
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Shakespeare’s Shipwrecked Twins Settle on the Asphalt and Astroturf

An outdoor “Twelfth Night” is underway as part of the Drilling Company’s Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.
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If They’d Overthrown the Labour Party

A new production of “Richard III” at Trafalgar Studios in London offers a bureaucratic functionary of a leader, portrayed by Martin Freeman.
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When Was Shakespeare Born?

When was Shakespeare born? Nobody knows for certain when Shakespeare was born, but it was certainly April 1564, and very likely 23rd April 1564. We know this because at that time it was common to baptise a child when they were 3 days old, and the record for Shakespeare’s parish church in Stratford, UK shows his baptism […]
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Original Practice Shakespeare sonnets and songs

Many years ago in Cafe Quelle, Amsterdam I did a sunday afternoon performance in drag. A fruitless 20 minute search for a photo documentation will no doubt please many of our readers. And disappoint a few too. Trust me she was fruity.

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