Category Archive: Early Plays

Jan 24

The Comedy of Errors Part I

It’s another Wednesday* release, Offended listener! Today we bring you part one of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Unlike our last piece The Taming of the Shrew, Comedy is a play that holds up very well to the sensibilities of modern audiences. Our heroes found it to be an amusing tale of mistaken identity, love, …

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Jan 17

The Taming of the Shrew III

Welcome back, dear listener! In this, our last installment on Taming of the Shrew, we explore the real difficulties innate in presenting this show to a modern audience.  Included also is Dani’s long-awaited rant about feminism (and an unspoken rant about “sexism”, “racism”, and a plethora of other modern “isms” which don’t really apply to …

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Jan 09

The Taming of the Shrew II

Welcome Back Offended Listener! Today we return to The Taming of the Shrew. In part 2 of our Shrew series, we cover the wooing of Kate & Bianca by their various suitors, the conflict between the two sisters, and Petruchio’s miraculous transformation into a bull simultaneous to his sudden relocation into a proverbial china shop …

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Jan 06

Actor’s Shakespeare Project Two Gents Review

Hi folks! Dani here to give you an update on that production of Two Gents that we’ve been telling you to go see.  We caught it this week past and were pretty impressed (unfortunately, it closes today so… if you haven’t seen it, you’ve missed your chance).  I’m cross-posting a section of my review from my blog to …

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Jan 02

The Taming of the Shrew Part I

Happy New year Offended listener! With the new year we are starting a new play (we wish we could say thst we planned it that way because wouldn’t that make us sound super smart but alas it is merely another quirk of the temporal universe which Dani finds oh so fascinating… Mike is once more …

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