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 333. My Willy Matters

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Happy Death-And-Day-We've-All-Agreed-To-Accept-As-Your-Birthday, Willy! In honor of William Shakespeare turning the big 4-4-9, we gather a mighty quorum, fully eleven-thirds of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, to discuss the Bard's lasting influence, his greatest interpreters, and amazing bowling pr...

Episode 314. Reduced Musical Abilities

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A jam session broke out recently when we got the band back together for Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) brush up rehearsals. Matt Rippy, Michael Faulkner, and Mick Orfe play their music and talk about their musical backgrounds and abilities. Featuring original compositions, the gifts of wrong n...

Episode 311. In San Diego

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The cast of The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged) in San Diego -- Michael Faulkner, Mick Orfe, and Dustin Sullivan -- talk about returning to San Diego Repertory Theatre and how the Christmas show differs from the RSC's other shows. Featuring natural disasters, the glory of the coveted Scenie, some...

Episode 274. How We Tour

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LIVE! from US Interstate Highway 91, en route from Stowe VT to Reston VA, we talk about how touring has changed over the years, sometimes for the better and sometimes not. Featuring unpaid endorsements, tips on long-drive-time-killing, unauthorized Michael Faulkner taunting, a special appearance by...

Episode 206. Michael Faulkner’s Measure

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Michael Faulkner returns to the RSC fold and regales us with tales of Measure For Measure at A Noise Within in Los Angeles, where he's playing Elbow. Featuring the differences between acting and stage managing, between real Shakespeare and reduced Shakespeare, how to get Shakespeare up into fifth ge...

Episode 175. Playwrights Who Direct

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Austin Tichenor and Reed Martin are writing The Complete World of Sports (abridged), which the Reduced Shakespeare Company will premiere in September 2010. But they're in rehearsals now, directing a non-RSC production in California. They talk about this unusual process, and about the wisdom of playw...

Episode 174. Brushes With Greatness

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Alash, poor Yorick! Alash, the Tuvan throat-singing ensemble, opened for us in Salina, Kansas, and it prompted memories of other greats we've brushed up against in the past. Featuring several varieties of greatness, ranging from Chachi to Python, a special nudge from Lou Reed, some fabulous RSC feed...

Episode 141. Work On Holiday

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It's summer vacation, yet podcast we must! What's it like to work while everybody else is on holiday? Tales of on-the-road Christmas, Thanksgiving, New Year's, St. Patricks' and Independence Day celebrations. Featuring a special appearance by Carol Smith from Class 95 in Singapore and an exclusive e...

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