Shakespeare Radio Theater Recorded Live in Washington DC

Now this sounds cool, I stumbled onto a group called  Lean and Hungry Theater that performs live Shakespeare here in Washington D.C. But here’s the cool part,  “Actors read and record the plays in front of a live audience, with live sound effects and live original music. The recordings are then available as a podcast, Webcast, broadcast, and/or audio CD. ”
They just did “A Winters Tale” this last December (2009), and prior to that they did “Twelfth Night,”. This year they have “The Merchant of Venice” scheduled for June 4 and 5, 2010 which I will add to our calendar.

I accidently stumbled onto them while doing a Google search and really wish I’d known about it last year. If you know of anything else like this, that’s Shakespeare related, drop us a note so we can pass it on.

Please feel free to visit to their site at where you can check out audio samples and see their schedule for up coming plays.

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