Prosecast: As You Like It

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The first Prosecast of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2014-2015 season brings you an inside look at As You Like It. Explore the play’s history, characters and hear from Zoë Waites about playing one of Shakespeare’s richest female characters. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Zoë Waites, Rosalind in As You Like It Sound engineering and editing by Roc Lee.

Escape to the Forest of Arden

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Stroll through the U.S. Botanic Garden with uninterrupted poetry. Each new passage correlates with a number on the map, but feel free to walk your own pace so that you can best enjoy the greenery. Learn More.

Prosecast: Private Lives

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This episode invites you into the glamorous world of Private Lives as we discuss Noël Coward’s career, comedy and the never ending battle of the sexes.  Plus, you can learn from the master, as director Maria Aitken shares her experience playing and directing Coward. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Maria Aitken, Private Lives Director Sound engineering and editing by Andrew Smith. Read a transcript of this episode.

Prosecast: Brief Encounter

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Recorded at the AsidesLIVE Symposium on Translation and Adaption on Sunday, December 8, 2013. Hannah Yelland spoke on the panel “Changing Mediums” with Big Dance Theatre’s Paul Lazar and the Washington Ballet’s Artistic Director Septime Webre moderated STC’s Audience Enrichment Manager Hannah Hessel Ratner.

Prosecast: Henry IV, Part 2

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This episode looks at the rich and complex Henry IV, Part 2 and how the play fits into the trajectory of Shakespeare’s history plays.  Plus, the production’s Mistress Quickly, Kate Skinner talks about being a woman in classical theatre and her approach to her character. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Kate Skinner, playing Mistress Quickly Sound engineering and editing by Andrew Smith. Read a transcript of this episode.

Prosecast: Henry IV, Part 1

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This episode introduces you to Henry IV, his rise to power, the forces that want to bring him down and his son who has his mind in other places.  Hear from the actor playing Prince Hal about the process of working on one of Shakespeare’s greatest characters under the direction of Michael Kahn. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Matthew Amendt, playing Prince Hal Sound engineering and editing by …

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Prosecast: The Importance of Being Earnest

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This episode invites you into the world of Oscar Wilde, looking at his background, artistic sensibilities and drive for beauty. Featuring a glimpse into the rehearsal from STC favorite Floyd King. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Floyd King, playing Rev. Chasuble Sound engineering and editing by Andrew Smith. Read a transcript of this episode.

Prosecast: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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This episode looks at the lively musical’s Roman roots, the importance of low comedy and the journey of making a musical. Featuring an interview with performer Bruce Dow talking about what goes on backstage while working on a musical at STC. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Garrett Anderson, Artistic Fellow Bruce Dow, Pseudolus Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Sound engineering and editing by Andrew Smith. Read a transcript of this episode.