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.

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!

Ep. 82 Fred Adams and Sam White

Ep. 82 Fred Adams and Sam White

In this episode, we talk to Fred C. 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.

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.

Ep 80 Kirk Bookman

Ep 80 Kirk Bookman

Lighting Designer Kirk Bookman discusses his inspiration for his designs, including this season's productions of Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and The Tavern

Ep 79 Elizabeth Marquis, Devery North, and Miriam Michaels

Ep 79 Elizabeth Marquis, Devery North, and Miriam Michaels

Elizabeth Marquis, Devery North, and Miriam Michaels, our Technician, Company Manager, and Stage Manager discuss the impact the Shakespeare-in-the-School's tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream has had on themselves and the students they visited.

Ep. 78 Madison Kisst and Stefanie Resnick

Ep. 78 Madison Kisst and Stefanie Resnick

Cast members Madison Kist and Stephanie Resnick from Shakespeare-in-the-Schools gave us an update on their tour experience as they approached the midpoint for the tour.

Ep. 77 Michael Don Bahr

Ep. 77 Michael Don Bahr

A conversation with the Utah Shakespeare Festival Education Director Michael Don Bahr about the importance of artistic partnerships and how those partnerships can strengthen the community.

Ep. 76 Luke Sidney Johnson and Mara Lefler

Ep. 76 Luke Sidney Johnson and Mara Lefler

Shakespeare-in-the-Schools cast members, Luke Sidney Johnson and Mara Lefler discuss their experiences in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and talk about their time as students at Southern Utah University.

Ep. 75 Alexis Baigue, Brandon Burk, and Karen Thorla

Ep. 75 Alexis Baigue, Brandon Burk, and Karen Thorla

Cast members for the Shakespeare-in-the-Schools tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Alexis Baigue, Brandon Burk, and Karen Thorla, discuss their experiences at the Festival and expectations for the upcoming tour.  

Ep. 74 Britannia Howe, Shakespeare in the Schools Tour

Ep. 74 Britannia Howe, Shakespeare in the Schools Tour

Britannia Howe, director of the Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, discusses her vision for this year's tour.

Ep. 73 John Plumpis and John Wascavage

Ep. 73 John Plumpis and John Wascavage

John Plumpis and John Wascavage talk about their experiences during this season's production of The Cocoanuts.

Ep. 72 Jeff Cummings and Rex Young, Julius Caesar

Ep. 72 Jeff Cummings and Rex Young, Julius Caesar

Actors Jeff Cummings and Rex Young discuss their roles and experiences in this season's production of Julius Caesar.

Ep. 71 J.R. Sullivan, The Odd Couple

Ep. 71 J.R. Sullivan, The Odd Couple

J.R. Sullivan, director of this season's production of The Odd Couple, discusses his experience during the production process.

Ep. 70 Jim Poulos and Tasso Feldman, The Cocoanuts

Ep. 70 Jim Poulos and Tasso Feldman, The Cocoanuts

Jim Poulos and Tasso Feldmen discuss portraying two of the four Marx Brothers in this season's production of The Cocoanuts.

Ep. 69 Paul Helm and John Wascavage, Murder for Two

Ep. 69 Paul Helm and John Wascavage, Murder for Two

Paul Helm and John Wascavage discuss their experience performing in the new Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre in this season's production of Murder for Two.

Ep. 68 Brad Carroll, Murder for Two

Ep. 68 Brad Carroll, Murder for Two

Brad Carroll, director of Murder for Two, discusses his experience directing this production in the new Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre.

Ep. 67 Joseph Hanreddy, Julius Caesar Director

Ep. 67 Joseph Hanreddy, Julius Caesar Director

Director Joseph Hanreddy discusses his vision behind this season's production of Julius Caesar.

Ep. 66 Kim Martin-Cotten and Ben Livingston, Much Ado about Nothing

Ep. 66 Kim Martin-Cotten and Ben Livingston, Much Ado about Nothing

Kim Martin-Cotten and Ben Livingston discuss their experiences playing Beatrice and Benedick in this season's production of Much Ado About Nothing.

Ep. 65 Sam Ashdown and Larry Bull, Henry V

Ep. 65 Sam Ashdown and Larry Bull, Henry V

Actors Sam Ashdown and Larry Bull discuss their experiences over the past three years performing in Henry IV Part One, Henry IV Part Two, and Henry V.

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