Jan 302019
 
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The Container Globe

January 29, 2019

Falstaff:  Henry IV, Part I

Angus Vail Rocks! While running the business office for the band Kiss, Angus is building the Container Globe: a modern Globe Theater from re-purposed shipping containers. As entertaining as he is determined, Mr. Vail talks all the possibilities and obstacles he sees in this brilliant way of bringing Shakespeare to life. Oh, and he also does a pretty brilliant Falstaff!

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Dec 222018
 
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The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2

Prospero

December 22, 2018

If you have a lot of words, you have a lot of need. Ray Dooley has a lot to say. After over 40 years in the business his insights are second to none. Breaking down Act 1 of the Tempest, Ray makes a leap into acting principles that every actor needs to hear.

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Nov 272018
 

Twelfth Night

November 27, 2018

Shakespeare in Detroit, Black Ops Theater Company

JaMeeka Holloway Burrell is on the rise.  The founder and Artistic Director of Black Ops Theater Company  just directed Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in Detroit.  Having discovered Shakespeare at The Oregon Shakespeare Festival, JaMeeka approaches her work with fresh eyes, frank questions and aims to bring Shakespeare into the 21st Century.

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Oct 202018
 

Romeo and Juliet  Act 3, Scene 2

Juliet

October 19, 2018

Zuzanna Szadowski is playing Juliet and Yelena in Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet.  What is in store when Chekhov characters have the Shakespeare play as their subtext?  A world of possibilities is realized in this thrilling production from the minds of Bedlam!

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Sep 282018
 

Titus Andronicus  Act 5, Scene 1

Aaron

September 28, 2018

Jackson Dean sees the English Speaking Union‘s Shakespeare competition as more of a celebration of Shakespeare.  Having won this past years competition, he has lots to celebrate.  With an affinity for villains and a keen sense of text, Jackson’s future looks bright.

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Sep 202018
 

John Patrick lays out a bold new vision for the future of training actors.  Could we all be Acting Teachers?

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Aug 302018
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stateofshakespeare/p/www.stateofshakespeare.com/TSS/Media/JohnPatrick.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS August 30, 2018 Voice Coach Acting Teacher Welcome to the Revolution!  John Patrick is calling for a radical change to the way we approach voice work and actor training.  Click here to listen

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Aug 132018
 

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Jul 312018
 

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Jun 292018
 

http://media.blubrry.com/stateofshakespeare/p/www.stateofshakespeare.com/TSS/Media/JuliaCoffey.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | RSS Richard II; Act 3, Scene 2 Richard July 1, 2018           In her second season at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Julia Coffey takes on the role of Richard II, Shakespeare’s

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