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United States

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The podcast dedicated to picking apart the works of William Shakespeare, scene by scene, offering a fresh and entertaining look at some old goods- it is the cure for boring Shakespeare.

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@chopBard

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English


Episodes

170 Shakespeare Sundays

7/19/2017
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We introduce our new show, and premier the first episode.

Duration: 00:27:37


169 Lifelike

7/9/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act V scene 2-3 – Autolycus is told about the amazing events that happened off stage, and everyone gathers for one last miracle.

Duration: 01:14:41


168 Sicilia Waits for You

6/23/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act V scene 1 – Heirless and haunted by his past, Leontes welcomes our star-crossed lovers, even as fortune turns against them.

Duration: 00:50:14


167 Undone in Bohemia

5/24/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act IV scene 4 part 2 – Perdita and Florizel face an unknown future, Camillo plots his return to Sicilia, and Autolycus seizes an unexpected opportunity.

Duration: 01:28:41


165 Sixteen Years Later...

3/19/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act IV scene 1, 2 & 3 – Welcome to Bohemia! Where time passes at it pleases, kings spy on their heirs, and thieves pass for tinkers.

Duration: 01:04:47


164 Perdita & The Bear

2/22/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act III scenes 3 – Antigonus, guided by a disturbing dream, arrives in Bohemia with Hermione's baby daughter.

Duration: 00:42:46


163 First-Fruits, And Third Comfort

1/31/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act III scenes 1-2 – Cleomines and Dion return with the oracles response, as Hermione is brought to trial. For good, or ill, her ordeal ends here.

Duration: 00:59:47


162 Schrodinger's Baby

1/17/2017
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The Winter's Tale – Act II scenes 2-3 – From Hermione's prison cell, hope is born. When Paulina makes her appearance, Leontes may be outmatched!

Duration: 00:57:46


161 Spider In The Cup

12/27/2016
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The Winter's Tale – Act II scene 1 – The serenity of mother and child is shattered as Leontes publicly accuses his wife of adultery.

Duration: 00:52:27


143 You Bastard!

8/18/2015
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King Lear – Act I scene 2 – Edmund exposes his true nature, and eclipses his father Gloucester's trust in absent son Edgar, who eventually shows up.

Duration: 01:36:39


142 Something From Nothing

7/29/2015
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King Lear – Act I scene 1 – The King has decided to retire and demands to know which of his daughters loves him the most, as he breaks apart the kingdom. It does not go well. Featuring: Rebecca Gross

Duration: 02:09:23


141 Don't Fear the Lear

7/7/2015
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King Lear – We begin series number ten with an introduction to Shakespeare's hardcore tragedy about a King and his three daughters. We talk history, Quarto vs.Folio, and breakdown an impossible persona.

Duration: 01:50:03


140 Twelfth Night

5/20/2015
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Twelfth Night – The complete audio, uninterrupted by commentary. Featuring: Matt Gordon, Eve Marie Mugar, Heather Ordover, and Emily C. A. Snyder.

Duration: 08:15:02


139 The Wind and the Rain

5/14/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 5 scene 1 – It's the end, as all our characters come together in one frantic collision. O,time, make it fadge! Featuring: Matt Gordon, Eve Marie Mugar, and Emily C. A. Snyder Tavern Wind & the Rain, by Trilsean, courtesy G.Robin Smith

Duration: 05:04:54


138 Check Please

4/30/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 4 scene 1-3 – Sebastian is assaulted by Toby and Andrew. Malvolio endures torment by Sir Topas. Olivia finally gets her man... sort of. Featuring: Heather Ordover, and Emily C. A. Snyder. Down in A Hole, by Audrey Auld, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 03:17:54


137 Hold Thy Spleen

4/15/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 3 scene 4 – Olivia encounters a new suitor, as Malvolio shows us his cross-garters, and paths begin to cross. Featuring: Eve Marie Mugar, Heather Ordover, and Emily C. A. Snyder Okemah Moon, by Lee Alexander, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 03:50:48


136 A License of Ink

3/24/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 3 scene 2-3 – Andrew has had enough, and wants to go home, while Sebastian plays tourist.I have a bad feeling about this. Featuring: Heather Ordover Pirate Song, by Jonah Knight, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 02:18:56


135 For Love of a Beard

3/3/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 3 scene 1 – Viola, as Cesario, returns to Olivia's garden, and is beset on all sides. Oh, the things we do for love and honor. Featuring: Eve Marie Mugar, and Emily C. A. Snyder Disguise, by Tess Henley, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 01:15:28


134 Trout Tickling

2/17/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 2 scene 5 – Maria sets the trap that will ensnare Malvolio, as Sir Toby, Fabian, and Andrew play the part of peanut gallery. Featuring Heather Ordover The Little Things We Do, by Andrew Ferris , courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 01:29:43


133 Pleasure in Pain

1/31/2015
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Twelfth Night – Act 2 scene 4 – Orsino attempts to educate Cesario in the ways of women and relationships. Viola has something to say about that. Feste sings another song. Love is weird in Illyria. Featuring Matt Gordon, and Eve Marie Mugar. Something About You, by Ukulele Jim, courtesy of music.mevio.com

Duration: 01:49:20

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