The Court Theatre Podcast

February 23, 2010

The Character of Matamore

Posted in University of Chicago, 2009/2010 Season, The Illusion

University of Chicago professor and Corneille scholar Larry Norman on the character of Matamore in The Illusion.

February 23, 2010

1636: Corneille, Shakespeare, and the Magician

Posted in University of Chicago, 2009/2010 Season, The Illusion

Larry Norman, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago and Corneille scholar for The Illusion, chats with Director Charles Newell.

January 14, 2010

Artistic Director Charlie Newell on The Year of Magical Thinking

Posted in 2009/2010 Season, The Year of Magical Thinking

Director Charlie Newell shares his personal connection to Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking and the process of bringing the piece to Court Theatre audiences.

November 6, 2009

Podcast: Q and A with Director Sean Graney

Posted in 2009/2010 Season, The Mystery of Irma Vep

What happens when you tell an already-cheeky director that being irreverent is "part of his persona?" Court Theatre Artistic Administrator Jack Tamburri found out when he interviewed The Mystery of Irma Vep's director Sean Graney. Listen to find out what Sean had to say about classic theatre, his experience at Court, and audiences' taste in pineapples.