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How to Shakespeare
33 min2017 JUL 20
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The Art of Text and Directing: Henry VI


This is How to Shakespeare, the official podcast of Great River Shakespeare Festival.
On this episode, we discuss this years apprentice play, Henry VI: The Rise of Richard. Learn what it's like to take a 500 page script down to an smooth, and entertaining just over a 100 page production. Bryan Hunt and Jess Shoemaker share their creative process, which involves late nights, note-cards and editorial decisions. Jess sheds light on the text coach end and the important responsibility that comes along with the art. Keep listening to learn more about the unique partnership between Brian and Jess that yields an amazing piece of theatre. I'm Teri Tenseth and your host and producer of the "How to Shakespeare" podcast.