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Bill Walthall (UCLA '85 English), a former high school English, Shakespeare, and Drama teacher, will read and blog about each of Shakespeare's plays, from The Comedy of Errors through The Tempest.

Bill Walthall (UCLA '85 English), a former high school English, Shakespeare, and Drama teacher, will read and blog about each of Shakespeare's plays, from The Comedy of Errors through The Tempest.
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Bill Walthall (UCLA '85 English), a former high school English, Shakespeare, and Drama teacher, will read and blog about each of Shakespeare's plays, from The Comedy of Errors through The Tempest.

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@walthall

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English


Episodes

The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, November 13th, 2017

11/14/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Shakespearean relevancy in the 21st Century, a Bollywood Titus, and a boatload of RSC Twelfth Night reviews . PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Making Shakespeare relevant to 21st century audiences Pericles: Born in a Tempest by Hunger & … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, November 13th,...

Duration: 00:07:34


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, November 6th, 2017

11/7/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Bin Laden, a pop-up Rose, and Titus Androgynous. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Bin Laden’s disdain for the west grew in Shakespeare’s birthplace, journal shows As You Like It: Shakespeare at its clearest, best Shakespeare’s Rose theatre gets … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, November...

Duration: 00:08:15


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 30th, 2017

10/31/2017
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[archive] This week’s extra spooky Halloween Shakespeare news review podcast includes festival line-ups, and a Merchant of Venice from Down Undah. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Shakespeare & Company to kick off 2017 fall festival of Shakespeare with Macbeth & Midsummer Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s 2018 Lineup … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:08:16


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 23rd, 2017

10/24/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes casting notices and festival line-ups, trigger warnings, and a couple of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Stratford 2018 puts women in male Shakespeare roles Cambridge University issues trigger warnings for Shakespeare lecture Riz Ahmed in Hamlet would … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending...

Duration: 00:07:37


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 16th, 2017

10/17/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes code-breaking Shakespeare scholar, contemporary connections to Measure for Measure, and a whole bunch of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Who will believe thee? Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure on Weinstein, Trump and Justice Tell us 5 things about … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending...

Duration: 00:07:48


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 9th, 2017

10/10/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes…a whole bunch of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Mother Lear by We Players (review) Julius Caesar by Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (reviews: Baltimore Sun | DC Metro Theater Arts) Titus Andronicus by Shakespeare Dallas (review) The Taming of … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:07:12


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 2nd, 2017

10/3/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes: pop-up books, Ellen Burstyn, and lots of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Take Shakespeare for granted? He’ll none of it Brevity is the soul of wit: Shakespeare as a pop-up book Othello: Shakespeare’s tragedy was Orson Welles’s … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, October 2nd,...

Duration: 00:07:35


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September 25th, 2017

9/26/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes: lots of non-Shakespeare Shakespeare, a new RSC production, and a spy . PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Upstart Crow is more accurate about Shakespeare than you might think Shakespeare in Love tops most-produced plays of 2017–2018 King Lear … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September...

Duration: 00:07:45


Podcast 161: The Tempest — Plot synopsis and introduction

9/24/2017
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[archive] This week’s podcast kicks off our two-three-month discussion of The Tempest. We have a jumbo, economy-sized plot synopsis, plus a little bitty introduction to the play. Timeline 00:00 – Begin podcast 00:28 – Opening 00:41 – Plot synopsis: Act One 08:22 – Plot synopsis: Act Two 12:56 – Plot synopsis: Act Three 17:06 – Plot synopsis: Act Four 21:51 … Continue reading Podcast 161: The Tempest — Plot synopsis and introduction → The post Podcast 161: The Tempest — Plot synopsis and...

Duration: 00:34:04


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September 18th, 2017

9/19/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes: the passing of a legend, Fake Shakespeare Facts, diversity, and pop-ups. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links African-American Shakespeare’s Caribbean take on Midsummer Sir Peter Hall, Royal Shakespeare Company founder, dies aged 86 Royal Shakespeare Company announces 2018 summer … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for...

Duration: 00:08:37


Podcast 160: Interview Special — Angie Hobin of Toil and Trouble Burlesque

9/17/2017
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[archive] This week’s podcast delays the kick-off of our The Tempest discussion for something a little more fun: an interview with Angie Hobin, creative producer of Toil and Trouble Burlesque, which will be presenting a burlesque production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the coming weeks in Los Angeles. ToilAndTroubleBurlesque.com tickets for A Midsummer Night’s … Continue reading Podcast 160: Interview Special — Angie Hobin of Toil and Trouble Burlesque → The post Podcast 160: Interview...

Duration: 00:38:16


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September 11th, 2017

9/12/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes: a Bollywood Titus, the death of Will, and Shakespeare Behind Bars, again. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links GoT Season 8 theory: Will Daenerys Targareyen die? References to Shakespeare’s works may confirm The Hungry: Can Bollywood do justice to … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September...

Duration: 00:07:35


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, September 4th, 2017

9/5/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes another really slow news week: Beer, GoodTickleBrain, Titus and Caesar. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links GoodTickleBrain: Jaques ShakesBEER brings the bard’s work to Triangle breweries Titus Andronicus by St. Louis Shakespeare (reviews: Ladue News | Riverfront Times) Much … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the...

Duration: 00:06:48


Podcast 159: The Winter’s Tale — Concept and Conclusion

9/3/2017
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[archive] This week’s podcast concludes our two-month discussion of The Winter’s Tale. We’re going to discuss a possible directorial concept (or rather some dramaturgical issues) and a conclusion to the play. Timeline 00:00 – Begin podcast 00:25 – Opening 00:38 – Dramaturgical issues 08:18 – A whole-lotta self-promotion 10:06 – The Winter’s Tale conclusion 12:11 – Closing 14:00 … Continue reading Podcast 159: The Winter’s Tale — Concept and Conclusion → The post Podcast 159: The Winter’s...

Duration: 00:14:00


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, August 28th, 2017

8/29/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes a really slow news week: USC gets an F, Hitchcock, and a measly single review. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links USC: F for effort in covering up Shakespeare blunder No mercy in him: Reading Shakespeare’s Coriolanus in the … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, August 28th, 2017 → The post...

Duration: 00:06:39


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, August 21st, 2017

8/22/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Thomas More, Michelle Terry, and a boatload more summer reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links What Shakespeare’s Thomas More can reach us about angry mobs Royal Shakespeare Company opens its wardrobe contents for sale Travelling with Shakespeare The … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:09:27


Podcast 158: The Winter’s Tale — bawdy and videos [EXPLICIT]

8/20/2017
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[archive] This week’s podcast continues our two-month discussion of The Winter’s Tale. We’re going to discuss bawdy in the play, then review some of the videos available. Timeline 00:00 – Begin podcast 00:42 – Opening 01:23 – Bawdy 10:10 – A whole-lotta self-promotion 11:57 – Videos: 1910 15:00 – Videos: 1981 19:29 – Closing 22:12 – End podcast Podcast Credits … Continue reading Podcast 158: The Winter’s Tale — bawdy and videos [EXPLICIT] → The post Podcast 158: The Winter’s Tale — bawdy...

Duration: 00:22:12


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, August 14th, 2017

8/15/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes government bans, too many accountants, and some more summer reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links Court cites national security to extend ‘Shakespeare’ ban Film investors’ fear of the Bard is burying my Richard II, says James Ivory Shakespeare’s … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:07:27


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, July 31st, 2017

8/1/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes disruptive audiences, troubled youth, friendship, and a boatload of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links As you like it! Royal Shakespeare Company encourages audience to be disruptive during plays in bid to make theatre more ‘chilled’ and inclusive … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:07:57


The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday, July 24th, 2017

7/25/2017
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[archive] This week’s Shakespeare news review podcast includes Roman histories about our present, punk rock, drunk Titus, Michelle Terry, and lots of reviews. PLUS our usual recap of this week’s daily highlights in Shakespearean history. Story Links What Shakespeare’s Roman plays teach us about modern politics TNT’s ridiculous “Will” and the problem with reframing history … Continue reading The Bill / Shakespeare Project presents: This Week in Shakespeare news, for the week ending Monday,...

Duration: 00:09:20

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