10 episódios

Midsommer Flight, a Chicago theatre company dedicated to producing high quality, accessible productions in Chicago communities, invites you to join Chicago actors Julian Stroop and Margaret Kellas on an audio tour of Shakespeare in Chicago. They cover everything from text work and history to modern day practice and current trends for Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike. Enjoy performances and interviews from guest artists and some new perspectives on some very old plays. Also stay up to date with information about Midsommer Flight’s performances and events to catch some free public Shakespeare in Chicago.

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Midsommer Flight, a Chicago theatre company dedicated to producing high quality, accessible productions in Chicago communities, invites you to join Chicago actors Julian Stroop and Margaret Kellas on an audio tour of Shakespeare in Chicago. They cover everything from text work and history to modern day practice and current trends for Shakespeare nerds and newbies alike. Enjoy performances and interviews from guest artists and some new perspectives on some very old plays. Also stay up to date with information about Midsommer Flight’s performances and events to catch some free public Shakespeare in Chicago.

    Sommercast Episode 14: There Shall You Have Me

    Sommercast Episode 14: There Shall You Have Me

    Julian and Margaret catch up on their Shakespeare holiday gift lists, and Julian sits down with Twelfth Night director Ian Damont Martin. Happy holidays from Sommercast!

    Episode 13: Sommer’s Day

    Episode 13: Sommer’s Day

    Julian chats with Elizabeth Rentfro and Erick Rivera, composers of FOURTEEN LINES, Midsommer Flight’s new album of Shakespeare sonnets set to original music. The album will debut at a release party tonight, Monday, September 17. Erick and Elizabeth describe what it’s like to compose for sonnets, how the album came to be, and preview the … Continue reading Episode 13: Sommer’s Day

    Sommercast Episode 12: Fair Verona

    Sommercast Episode 12: Fair Verona

    Happy 4th of July and happy opening week to our summer Shakespeare in the parks! Julian visits a rehearsal for Two Gentlemen of Verona and interviews several members of the cast. Get a behind-the-scenes look at outdoor Shakespeare in Chicago’s parks.

    Sommercast Episode 11: LaKecia and Juliet

    Sommercast Episode 11: LaKecia and Juliet

    Happy summer! Julian and Margaret sit down with actress LaKecia Harris, who appeared as Viola in Midsommer Flight’s 2017 Twelfth Night and will also appear in this summer’s Two Gentlemen of Verona, as well as the Shakespeare All-Stars Romeo and Juliet coming up in June.  

    Sommercast Episode 10: My Kingdom for a Kristina

    Sommercast Episode 10: My Kingdom for a Kristina

    Julian and Margaret catch up over donuts, and then Julian sits down with Kristina McCloskey, director of the upcoming staged reading of Richard III, a co-production between Midsommer Flight and Unbound Theatre Company.

    Sommercast Episode 9: Not Afraid of Greatness

    Sommercast Episode 9: Not Afraid of Greatness

    Julian and Margaret sit down with Midsommer Flight’s Associate Producer and bona fide superhero, Kanomé Jones. Hear how she got her start in theatre, what it takes to be a producer, and how she juggles so many different hats.

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