Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

Reduced Shakespeare Company Podcast

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Episode 397. Science Fiction Theatre

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Science fiction as a genre isn't particularly well-represented in the theatre, but playwright Michael Bernard is hoping to change all that. His play Alien The Family was recently presented at Sci-Fest: The Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, and this week discusses the scarcity of sci...

Episode 380. Sacrificing RSC Virgins

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Veteran Bay Area actors Dodds Delzell and John Tichenor made their RSC debuts last week (performing Sports in Wisconsin) and talk about what it's like to get called up to the Show. Featuring the trickiness of scheduling, the challenges of learning the lines on your own, the complications of adding p...

Episode 320. Outlandish Bermuda Sports

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We head back to the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts this week for the first time in over a decade and we're very excited. Join us in our Yakima, WA hotel lobby as we sample the snacks and wine given us by the Capitol Theatre and discuss what it's like performing the Sports show again, the su...

Episode 290. Changes For Britain

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At the end of our second week of playing The Complete World of Sports (abridged) in the UK, we talk about the many subtle and not-so-subtle changes we're making to Anglicize the show for a British audience. Featuring evidence that reviews can help, a close encounter (and missed opportunity) with the...

Episode 282. We Get Notes

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Every actor gets 'em; this week we get ours. After a recent performance of The Complete World of Sports (abridged), we met in a crowded noisy bar in Santa Rosa, California with Dodds Delzell, Chad Yarish, and April George, all of whom worked on the original production of the script. Featuring Sports...

Episode 280. Fantasy Sports Explained

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Sportswriter, columnist, and nerd's nerd AJ Mass returns to talk about his book How Fantasy Sports Explains The World: What Pujols and Peyton Can Teach Us About Wookiees and Wall Street. Featuring wisdom from the likes of Neil Degrasse Tyson and Jane Espenson, the importance of shared metaphors, ill...

Episode 266. Returning To England

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It's been too long! This summer we return to England for the European premiere of The Complete World of Sports (abridged) - just in time to coincide with some minor international sporting event that will apparently be there at the same time. Featuring the number of weeks we'll be there (11), the...

Episode 265. Feast Or Famine

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Reed and Austin talk about what a busy, hectic, and productive two years it's been, and how weirdly similar 2012 will be. Featuring insight into the cyclical nature of theatre, tips on regeneration, a special appearance from Jon Weber, host of NPR's Piano Jazz Rising Stars, and frustratingly vague r...

Episode 255. Finding The Line

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Comedians walk the line of appropriateness all the time, but sometimes the line changes. We discuss the (surprisingly few) changes we made to make The Complete World of Sports (abridged) appropriate for our run at the family-friendly New Victory Theatre. Featuring serious conversations about immatur...

Episode 253: RSC On NPR

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We performed excerpts from "The Complete World of Sports (abridged)" on NPR's "Talk of the Nation" this summer, and in anticipation of our run at the New Victory Theatre in New York, herewith are excerpts of the excerpts! Featuring impressive trivia, the differences between baseball and cricket, the...

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