After populating the hockey team (episode 17), baseball team (episode 42), and casting this year's musical production of 1776 (episode 56) at Shakespeare High, Dan and Kevin turn to the gridiron to each draft their Fantasy Football teams with the remaining characters from the canon (boom).
This week we'll see fair and foul days, tread on the ground, and beg for comp meals for Shakespeare Chicago's Culinary Complete Works, where 38 of Chicago's most talented chefs each translate one of Shakespeare's plays into a featured dish, menu, or event at their restaurant.
This week we'll dissemble our discontents, decide who deserves to rule the island, and extend an offer from the Seven Stages Shakespeare Company to pick up the homeless Hamlet production currently wandering aimlessly around NYC.
Are you on the way to see a production of TROILUS AND CRESSIDA? This episode will get you up to speed on the play in a variety of ways to insure that you'll be the best little audience member you can be.
After populating the hockey team (episode 17) and baseball team (episode 42) at Shakespeare High, Dan and Kevin turn to the Drama Department to cast a production of Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards' 1776 with characters from Shakespeare's canon.
This episode features what we believe to be the only "U-S-A!" chant to ever appear on a Shakespeare podcast.
Dan and Kevin debrief on three major things each they learned after the Seven Stages Shakespeare Company one-day, twelve hour presentation of eight of Shakespeare's histories (Richard II, Henry IV 1 and 2, Henry V, Henry VI 1, 2, and 3, and Richard III). After this one we probably won't talk about the histories for a while, so enjoy!