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Play On! Podcast Utah Shakespeare Festival

    • Arts
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    Ep. 86 Lauren Gunderson and Melinda Pfundstein

    Ep. 86 Lauren Gunderson and Melinda Pfundstein

    A few months ago, we had the chance to speak with Melinda Pfundstein, director of “The Book of Will,” and Lauren Gunderson, the playwright of “The Book of Will.” We spoke about the legacy of Shakespeare, the unique challenges of adapting a real-life story to the stage, and the stories of incredible women, both in this play and in Shakespeare’s works.

    Ep. 85 Curt Tofteland and TJ Penrod

    Ep. 85 Curt Tofteland and TJ Penrod

    In this episode, we talk to Curt Tofteland, founder and producing director of Shakespeare Behind Bars, an organization which serves incarcerated adults and youth using exclusively the works of William Shakespeare, and TJ Penrod, a founding member of Off the Cuff Comedy Improvisation and a Juvenile Justice Program Facilitator here in Utah.

    Ep. 84 Tim Sailer and Stefanie Resnick

    Ep. 84 Tim Sailer and Stefanie Resnick

    In this episode, we talk to Tim Sailer and Stefanie Resnick, who recently finished a four-month run playing Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in our Shakespeare-in-the-Schools educational tour of Macbeth, about tour life, love, and the experience of playing this iconic Shakespearean couple.

    • 36 min
    Ep. 83 Dr. Travis Curtright and Mary Curtright

    Ep. 83 Dr. Travis Curtright and Mary Curtright

    In this episode, we talk to Dr. Travis Curtright and Mary Curtright, founders of Shakespeare In Performance at Ave Maria University in Florida, to discuss love, both in Shakespeare’s plays and the lives of those that perform his works, their production research process, and what they lovingly call “troupe life.” We also get a visit from Queen Elizabeth I herself—you’ll have to listen to find out what she has to say!

    • 36 min
    Ep. 82 Fred Adams and Sam White

    Ep. 82 Fred Adams and Sam White

    In this episode, we talk to Fred Adams, founder of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and Sam White, founder of Shakespeare in Detroit and director of “Twelfth Night” in our upcoming 2019 season, about the joys, challenges, and similarities of starting Shakespeare companies in 1961 and 2013, what they're looking forward to in 2019, and what, exactly, ought to be done with the character Fabian in "Twelfth Night."

    • 48 min
    Ep 81 Brian Vaughn

    Ep 81 Brian Vaughn

    Artistic Director Brian Vaughn, Director of this season's regional premiere
    of Shakespeare in Love discusses how the Festival acquired the rights, his
    inspiration for the show, and his insights into creating the world of
    William Shakespeare.

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