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'Tis The Season For Summer Shakespeare

Aug 15, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park starts tonight in New Haven. Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires has a new workshop production of Coriolanus opening next week. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens didn't think Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare's works. The BBC has a multi-camera, filmed-in-front-of-a-live-studio-audience Shakespeare sitcom.

This hour: lots of little looks at this summer's best Shakespeare stuff.

GUESTS:

  • Allyn Burrows - Artistic director of Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Mass.
  • Benjamin Curns - Plays Dromio of Syracuse in Elm Shakespeare's production of The Comedy of Errors
  • Tyler Foggatt - An editor of the Talk of the Town section of The New Yorker
  • Rebecca Goodheart - Producing artistic director for Elm Shakespeare Company
  • Tina Packer - Founding artistic director of Shakespeare and Company
  • KP Powell - Plays Antipholus of Syracuse in Elm Shakespeare's production of The Comedy of Errors
  • Rob Weinert-Kendt - An arts journalist and editor of American Theatre magazine

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Colin McEnroe and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.