Richard III; Act 1, Scene 1
April 2, 2013
Born with Teeth! Can a company that rose from the ashes of 9/11 make a difference? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” The Epic Theater Ensemble has created a fantastic model of socially responsible, education- oriented theater. Executive Director Ron Russell and Associate Artistic Director Jim Wallert talk about the company’s mission of outreach, developing new audiences and the “why” of engagement. We discuss the dialogue they create with their audience, the use of emerging technology and, of course, the upcoming production of Richard III: Born With Teeth. It’s not your grandmother’s musty dusty Shakespeare!
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