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Euripides, Eumenides: A Theatre History Podcast

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The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously. For each episode, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing. Plus, guests return to the program to share ”Theatre Horror Stories,” moments when theatre artists maintain that old adage: ”The show must go on.” From events an audience might never realize affected the show to the wheels falling off a production completely, these stories just make for great listening.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Theatre History podcast that doesn’t take itself too seriously. For each episode, Aaron Odom hosts a guest from the worldwide theatre community to talk about a bizarre, fascinating and humorous story from theatre history. One catch, the guest has no idea what they’ll be discussing. Plus, guests return to the program to share ”Theatre Horror Stories,” moments when theatre artists maintain that old adage: ”The show must go on.” From events an audience might never realize affected the show to the wheels falling off a production completely, these stories just make for great listening.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Replay - Comstockery

7/24/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) replays an episode with guest Dan Posluns, regarding the censorship efforts of US Postal Inspector Anthony Comstock, and just how much those efforts were ridiculed by the subject of the attempted censorship, playwright George Bernard Shaw.

Duration:01:05:53

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The Fantasticks

7/10/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and returning guest Brittanie Chafe (@brittaniedoesbroadway on Instagram) discuss the longest running off-Broadway show ever: "The Fantasticks," and the troubles with producing the show today.

Duration:01:15:35

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Stephen King's "Misery" on Stage

6/26/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and returning guest Micah Wyatt discuss the film and stage adaptations "Misery," the novel by master of horror and suspense, Stephen King.

Duration:01:10:02

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Ivor Novello in Prison

6/12/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes guest Doug Reitinger to discuss a legal infraction of one of the UK's most prolific theatre artists of the 20th century: Ivor Novello. "1944: Home Fires" by Homo Promos on YouTube

Duration:00:57:47

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The Old Price Riots of 1809

5/29/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and returning guest Dustin Hebert discuss a series of riots in London in 1809 to protest a new pricing structure at Theatre Royal Covent Garden.

Duration:01:15:44

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Theatre Audience Etiquette Throughout the Years

5/15/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and actor/producer/stunt performer Devin Sanchez discuss the expectations for theatre audiences, and just how those expectations have changed over the years.

Duration:01:23:56

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"Death of a Salesman" and Playing Willy Loman on Broadway, Pt. 2

5/1/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and guest Tracy Burns continue their conversation about Arthur Miller's most well-known play, its central character, and the many actors who have played him on Broadway.

Duration:00:40:50

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"Death of a Salesman" and Playing Willy Loman on Broadway, Pt. 1

4/17/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and Instructor Tracy Burns discuss the origins of Willy Loman on Broadway, and the many actors who have played the role on Broadway since.

Duration:00:50:55

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Play Spotlight - "The Homecoming" by Harold Pinter

4/3/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and actor Suzanne Cotsakos study and dissect the truly enigmatic play "The Homecoming" by Harold Pinter.

Duration:01:06:42

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"Chimes at Midnight" - Orson Welles and Falstaff

3/20/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes back returning Guest, LA-Based TV and Film Producer Brand Birtwistle, to discuss Orson Welles' love letter to possibly his favorite Shakespeare character Falstaff with his epic film "Chimes at Midnight." **SPOILERS AHEAD** thebrand.productions

Duration:01:06:06

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Actor-Managers in the UK

3/6/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and friend Aaron Linden discuss the history of the Actor-Manager system of theatre management in the UK.

Duration:00:58:10

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RHPS '23, Pt. 2

2/21/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) meets the remaining members from the cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show '23: Michael Sandvig - Riff Raff David Britton - Eddie Asia Stockwell - Janet Taly Duenow - Dr. Scott Serena Laird & Jeremiah Young - Frank's party attendants

Duration:01:09:28

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RHPS '23, Pt. 1

2/7/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) meets with several members from the cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show '23: JJ Reign - Brad Valeri Hovland - Columbia Laura Thorne - Magenta Rachael Trueblood - Rocky Dan Richard - Criminologist Breahna Jackman - Dr. Frank-N-Furter Aristele Johnson & Kristina Sharpski - Frank's party attendants

Duration:01:08:27

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Women on the British Restoration Stage

1/24/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) and returning guest Karen Knappenberger describe the ensuing events after women were first allowed to publicly perform on stage in England in 1660.

Duration:01:09:18

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Shakespeare Adapted - Romeo and Juliet

1/10/2024
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) invites 3 guests to discuss modern adaptations of Shakespeare's popular tragedy, Romeo and Juliet: Dr. Paul Gagliardi Lindsay Robert's Royally Enchanted - book your party today!

Duration:01:13:04

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”All Play and No Work” - The Comic Plays of the Federal Theatre Project

12/27/2023
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) invites author Dr. Paul Gagliardi to discuss some entries in Paul's new book, "All Play and No Work," all about the comedies presented by the Federal Theatre Project in the 1930s. Buy "All Play and No Work" from Temple University Press Buy "Gas Money for Austin" by The Barefoot Band, including the "Euripides, Eumenides" theme song, "The Apocalypse Song"

Duration:01:14:45

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King Kong - The Musical

12/13/2023
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes back returning guest David Britton, and the two discuss the successes and shortcomings of King Kong - The Musical.

Duration:01:09:22

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The Seattle Federal Theatre Project and ”Spirochete”

11/29/2023
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes back returning guest Seattle-based Theatre artist Robert Bogue to discuss a Seattle production designed to curb a lurid epidemic.

Duration:01:16:38

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Broadway Street Performers

11/15/2023
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) welcomes back guest Brian Michael Jones to discuss some of the street performers seen on the Great White Way.

Duration:01:20:44

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Bernardine and ”Lady Precious Stream”

11/1/2023
Host Aaron Odom (@TridentTheatre) invites author Susan Blumberg-Kason on the show to reverse the format, and tell him a story of Bernardine Szold Fritz. Bernardine is known for many things in 1930s Shanghai, but gave a fresh life and a sense of national identity to a play: "Lady Precious Stream." Get your copy of Susan's book: "Bernardine's Shanghai Salon"

Duration:01:17:49