Prosecast: Dunsinane

Podcast

The latest Prosecast takes you inside the National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Dunsinane being presented through February 21 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. The discussion explores the play through the lens of Macbeth, Scottish history and through a conversation with the Prosecast’s first international guest: playwright David Greig. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate And via Skype David Greig, Dunsinane playwright Sound engineering and …

Continue reading

Prosecast: The Metromaniacs

Podcast

The latest Prosecast takes you inside the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Metromaniacs. Learn about working with David Ives, the lost French playwright Alexis Peron and hear from actor and poet Adam LeFevre. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Adam LeFevre, Francalou The Metromaniacss Sound engineering and editing by Roc Lee. Read a transcript of this episode. Find more podcasts at iTunes.

Prosecast: The Tempest

Podcast

The latest Prosecast takes you inside the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of The Tempest. Learn about the play’s historical origins, unique structure and hear from characters and hear from Clifton Duncan about playing Caliban, one of Shakespeare’s most controversial characters. Recorded at the Shakespeare Theatre Company by: Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager Drew Lichtenberg, Literary Associate Clifton Duncan, Caliban in The Tempest Sound engineering and editing by Roc Lee. Read a transcript of this episode.

Prosecast: As You Like It

Podcast

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. Read a transcript of this episode.

Escape to the Forest of Arden

Podcast

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

Podcast

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

Podcast

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

Podcast

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

Podcast

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 …

Continue reading

Prosecast: The Importance of Being Earnest

Podcast

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.