Joined by theatrical pundit and raconteur Howard Sherman, the members of the RSC (Reed Martin, Matt Rippy, Austin Tichenor, and office manager Alli Bostedt) improvised their review and analysis immediately after the film in the offices of the New Victory Theater.
Howard Sherman is an arts management consultant, blogger and Twitter aficionado who has held executive and staff positions with a variety of companies, including the American Theatre Wing, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Goodspeed Musicals and Hartford Stage. He blogs at www.2amtheatre.com and tweets as @hesherman.
“Don’t know your Bacons from your Marlowes, your deVeres from your Rutlands? Fear not. As William Shakespeare turns the big 4-4-4, we review the candidates some people consider the actual authors of Shakespeare’s plays. Featuring scandalous scholarship, an excerpt from Reduced Shakespeare: The Complete Guide for the Attention-Impaired (abridged), and an answer to the RSC’s own authorship issues. A rose by any other name still smells….(MP3. Length 23:12)