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Absurdity and Angst: A Glimpse at the Inspiration Behind “Vanya”

Orlando Shakes will be opening Christopher Durang’s newest play, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” (Vanya) this April. The Tony Award-winning comedy is a humorous adaptation of themes found in Anton Chekhov’s work. 427 more words

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Episode 196: Joe Vincent!

Episode 196 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing, literature, and drinking, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 130 more words

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Shakespearing #41: OST's The Tempest

One of my articles of literary faith is that Shakespeare is the best writer who has ever lived.

A related article of literary faith is that few of my writer friends quite understand this because they think Shakespeare can’t really be understood, or play in an authentic way. 593 more words

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Episode 193: Mary Gaitskill!

Episode 193 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing, literature, and drinking, is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. 152 more words

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What Happens Here…Becomes Public

Orlando Shakes upcoming production of The Adventures of Pericles is presented in partnership with Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s “Play on! 36 playwrights translate Shakespeare.” “Play on!” is a project that consists of 36 playwrights commissioned to translate 39 plays attributed to Shakespeare into contemporary modern English. 1,224 more words

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'Spamalot' Promo Video Features Mayor Buddy Dyer & More

When putting out a promotional video for last year’s performance of Les Miserables at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, the cast and plenty of volunteers took over the Mall at Millenia with a flash mob. 122 more words

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“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble.”

“The Scottish Play” holds a special place in my heart because it was my original taste of good ol’ Billy Shakes. When I was seven, my mother, sister, and I performed the witches’ cauldron scene (Act IV, Scene I) with me appearing as Witch #2. 582 more words

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