Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

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Episode 403. The Reston Extravaganza

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Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor announce an unprecedented event: The Complete Works of the Reduced Shakespeare Company (abridged) Extravaganza, produced by the Reston Community Center in Reston, VA, from September 12-21, 2014: seven shows in ten days, appearances from past and present members of th...

Episode 399. The Second City

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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 on popular culture. Fe...

Episode 284. The Widow’s Voice

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For this Mother's Day, we remember all mothers, even the ones who are gone. Every Sunday, Matthew Croke blogs about his experiences as a widower and father at Widow's Voice, a website dedicated to examining "the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of life as a widowed person." Featuring light-hearted...

Episode 248. Matson V. Croke

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It's He Said/He Said as our good friends Matt Croke and Bill Matson testify about what happened to Bill's pristine first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Featuring photographic evidence, conflicting testimony, medically-suspicious eye-rolling, and the value of stories, lit...

Episode 229. Our Christmas Show

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Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor announce the RSC's eighth stage show (which premieres at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in November 2011) and discuss why the show was chosen and what will go into its creation. Featuring how much material from our Christmas CD will be re-gifted, how to walk that line betw...

Episode 227. Sharing Lisa’s Story

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Long-time RSC member Matthew Croke kept a journal during his wife Lisa's battle with cancer while at the same time being pregnant with their third child. Now, Matt's trying to publish his journal to share his experience with others. Matt returned to the RSC (briefly) to talk about how therapeutic th...

Episode 159. Our Holiday Traditions

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From Madison, WI to Sonoma, CA, a special holiday podcast. Featuring expert opinions on proper terrain for house lighting, ancient pizza recipes, words of Wisconsin wisdom, Christmas tsotchkes from the holy land, a bold new experiment called present-giving, and some very helpful notes from an old fr...

Episode 130. Teachers We Love

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As Van Halen put it so eloquently, we're hot for teachers. This week we remember the ones who influenced us the most. Featuring excerpts from the Alan Harvey Memorial Concert, a special appearance by Paul And Storm, and how to accurately measure a teacher's greatness. (MP3. Length 20:54)...

Episode 126. Audiences Talk Back

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We interact with fans and audience members during post-show talkbacks in both Springfield, Illinois and San Diego, California. Featuring info about whether we dumb down our material (as if that were possible), whether we've ever adopted an audience member, two great RSC Voice Mails and a major miles...

Episode 121. Places We’ve Stayed

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Sometimes they're great, sometimes they ain't. Memories this week of the best and worst places we've ever stayed, including the horrors of leftover nachos, the limits of what lilac-scented Fabreze will and will not cover up, and what exactly constitutes a "Casa De Awesome". Featuring a special appea...

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