Advice to the Players
Shakespeare analysis for actors, by actors.
Episode 21: The Wheel Has Come Full Circle
March 10, 2013 06:13 PM PDT
JR and PK conclude their discussion of King Lear with Alex Parker (Edmund) Gus Krieger (Edgar) and Leon Russom (Gloucester) of the Porters of Hellsgate. This episode includes adult language.Episode 20: A Wheel of Fire
January 29, 2013 03:20 PM PST
JR and PK talk with Thomas Bigley, Assoc. Artistic Director of the Porters of Hellsgate, and Larry Cedar (DEADWOOD; FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS) about their recent collaboration on the Porters' KING LEAR. This episode contains adult language.Episode 19: The Fault, Dear Brutus
January 02, 2013 03:14 PM PST
PK and JR talk with Malik El-Amin, Artistic Director of the Griot Theatre, and Cynthia Beckert about their recent collaboration on a production of Julius Caesar set against the backdrop of George R. R. Martin's Westeros.Episode 18: It Will Have Blood, They Say
September 23, 2012 06:23 PM PDT
JR and PK chat with Rob Nagle, Co-Artistic Director of The Antaeus Company; and Jessica Kubzansky, Co-Artistic Director of The Theatre at Boston Court about their recent collaboration on Antaeus' production of Macbeth.Episode 17: Measure Still for Measure
June 25, 2012 11:52 AM PDT
PK and JR interview Ellen Geer, Willow Geer, and Melora Marshall of Theatricum Botanicum regarding their production of Measure for Measure.Episode 16: Bright Smoke
May 08, 2012 08:46 PM PDT
PK and JR talk with Jeremy Lelliot, Artistic Director of Coeurage Theatre Company about his Romeo and Juliet. True love vs. teenage angst, Peter Dinklage, Anonymous, and all things Mercutio are discussed.Episode 15: Twelfth Night, Part 2
February 27, 2012 09:48 PM PST
PK and JR talk to Robert Dean, Abby Craden, and Angela Gulner regarding their recent performances as the lover's trio of Orsino, Olivia, and Viola (respectively) in A Noise Within's production of Twelfth Night.Episode 14: Twelfth Night, Part 1
February 13, 2012 04:04 PM PST
PK and JR interview A Noise Within's Deborah Strang, Apollo Dukakis, and Jeremy Rabb regarding their recent performances as Maria, Sir Toby Belch, and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night. Hilarity ensues.
Episode 13: Wars and Lechery
January 30, 2012 09:57 PM PST
PK and JR interview Charlie Pasternak, artistic director of the Porters of Hellsgate, about his experiences directing their production of Troilus and Cressida. WARNING: this episode contains explicit language.
Episode 12: Will Power to Youth
January 16, 2012 06:32 PM PST
JR and PK talk to Associate Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles Chris Anthony about the Center's trademark Will Power to Youth Program, and Shakespeare as a force for change.
Phillip Kelly and Jonathan Redding of the Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble bring you Advice to the Players, a podcast about exploring theme, character, and acting choices in Shakespeare's plays.
Jonathan is an actor and director living in Santa Monica, California. He is a corps member of the Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble, and the primary director of their Shakespeare Project.
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